Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Job location: Washington State University
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-29
Title:270-NN - Assistant Professor
Business Title:Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Location:Washington State University
Area:College of Arts and Sciences
Department:Criminal Justice and Criminology
Job Family:Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
This recruitment is included in the Washington State University Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas cluster hire. For more information and the list of the other positions included in this cluster hire, please visit the Office of the Provost website at https://provost.wsu.edu/clusterhire/.
Summary of Duties: The successful candidates will be expected to pursue an active research agenda and teach undergraduate and graduate criminal justice courses in the areas of racism and social inequality as it relates to criminal justice and criminology as well as in additional substantive topics related to the candidate’s expertise. Additionally, successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to supporting first generation and BIPOC student populations, and are expected to engage in service for the department, university, and in the discipline.
Tenure Track: Yes
Monthly Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Term in months: 9
Required Qualifications: A PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related fields is required prior to appointment. Candidates must primarily study issues related to racism and social inequality as applied to the discipline of criminal justice and criminology. Candidates must also be able to mentor students at all levels in this area and offer undergraduate and graduate-level courses related to race, criminal justice, and criminology.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidates will clearly contribute to the Department’s mission and help realize our vision statement to contribute to more just, equitable, and safer communities. We are seeking scholars and educators who have the capacity to make meaningful contributions in the areas of inequity and justice as well as criminal justice and social conflict.
Department Link: https://crmj.wsu.edu/
Background Check: This position has been determined to require a background check.
Locations: Pullman, Washington 99164
Screening Begin Date: January 16, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This recruitment will be used to fill two (2) vacancies in the department.
Applicants will submit a cover letter addressing both research and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. WSU is committed to advancing diversity. Candidates should also include a statement of diversity and inclusion that describes their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that fosters diversity and inclusion. We are accepting applications starting December 16th, 2020 and will begin screening and reviewing applications on January 16th, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
For questions about the position, contact Dr. Dale Willits, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com or 509-335-8320.
Required Documents: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and reference contact information for three references. Please have reference letter writers submit their documents directly to Dr. Dale Willits at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time Type:Full time
Position Term:9 Month
Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.