Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Criminal Justice

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The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level, beginning in the fall semester 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with specialties in urban crime problems and prevention/intervention (including victimization), social inequality and criminal justice, or urban criminal justice systems. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to policy-oriented research, community collaborations, and/or research-practitioner partnerships and have strong methodological skills. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related discipline, including but not limited to, African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Economics, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies, are strongly preferred. Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to fall 2020. Consideration will not be given to those holding only a J.D. degree.

The Criminal Justice Department has a strong commitment to high-quality, collaborative, interdisciplinary research. Faculty members have a very strong track record of success securing external grants from a variety of funders, including the US Department of Justice, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, the City of Philadelphia and various private funders. Applicants must possess a demonstrated record of high quality scholarship and research productivity, and significant potential for extramural grants as well as a strong commitment to teaching excellence. More information about the department can be found at https://www.cla.temple.edu/criminal-justice/.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include with your application materials: (1) a cover letter including statement of interest, scholarly goals, and any record of community commitment and/or research-practitioner partnerships, (2) a teaching portfolio (including experience and teaching philosophy, student evaluations, peer reviews, etc.), (3) curriculum vitae, (4) selected publications/writing samples, and (5) at least three reference letters. All application materials should be uploaded through the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/68513. Any questions about submitting application materials should be sent to Mr. Joseph DelMastro ([email protected]).

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The Department of Criminal Justice is situated in the College of Liberal Arts, which is home to 38 undergraduate majors, 38 minors, 22 certificate programs, 14 doctoral programs, and 6 graduate certificates. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the University was founded.

Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and persons of color, members of under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.




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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 11/12/2019
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