Associate Professor - Criminology

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Associate Professor - Criminology

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Full-time faculty positions will be posted on a per-opening basis. Postings are organized by college/school and department. Applicants will be evaluated at the college/school level for the position which they are submitting an application. Unless noted by a close date, positions will remain open until they are filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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DePaul University invites expressions of interest for a pool of qualified Part Time Faculty to teach courses in a variety of disciplines across all 10 colleges and schools. Individuals may enter expressions of interest by submitting their credentials to any posting for which they are qualified to teach. Postings are organized by college/school and department. Screening of individuals in the pool is ongoing, depending on curricular need and funding. Individuals will be contacted by the department if they reach the finalist stage for teaching a particular course or set of courses. The pool will remain in place until the closing date specified in the posting details; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must resubmit. All individuals in the pool will be notified by email when the posting is closed.


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Rank Associate Professor Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track Position / Posting Information

Academic Year 2019-2020 Responsibilities

DePaul University solicits nominations and applications for a new Associate Professor and Chair of Criminology. This faculty position is fully in the Criminology Program and will begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the program and a vision for its continued excellence in teaching, research, service, and community engagement. The Chair is the chief administrative officer of the program with responsibility for instructional programs and for administrative, budgetary, promotion, and recruitment matters. Teaching responsibilities include core courses in Criminology and classes related to the successful candidate’s field(s) of expertise. For this reason, we will consider applicants with doctoral degrees in any related field, but the teaching and research of all applicants must engage the core questions, approaches, and methodological advances that have defined, and continue to define the field of Criminology.

Located in the city of Chicago, DePaul University is nationally recognized for incorporating experiential learning throughout its curriculum, reinforced by community partnerships with institutions and organizations throughout the city, nation and abroad. Driven by its Vincentian mission, DePaul is committed to an exceptional educational experience that is vibrant, pragmatic and socially engaged. Applications should be submitted DePaul’s online application portal.

The Criminology Program at DePaul University is a new major in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the various aspects of the criminal legal system. DePaul’s Criminology Program emphasizes critical thinking, strong analytical and writing skills, and ethical considerations, and is aligned with the urban, service and social justice oriented mission of the University. Faculty participate actively in building collaborative efforts with other allied fields, in addition to community partners, to foster course enhancement, teaching effectiveness, and assessment of student learning in an exciting, burgeoning field.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Requirements include a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely related field. Demonstrated evidence of excellent teaching, a distinguished record of scholarship, and appropriate academic administrative experience. Applications will be reviewed starting December 28, 2018. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

DePaul University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

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  5. Writing Sample 1
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    Posted: 12/28/2018
    Application Due: 3/19/2019
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