Special Assistant Professor, Criminology/Sociology

Job description

The Department of Sociology at Hofstra University seeks a temporary one-year Instructor or Assistant Professor to staff core courses and advise students in our criminology and sociology programs. A PhD in sociology, criminology or criminal justice is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered. The successful candidate will teach three courses each semester, including two sections of Introduction to Criminology and one course in their area of specialization. Our curriculum focuses on critical criminology, restorative justice, and racial equity in the criminal justice system.  The candidate’s application must demonstrate commitment to these perspectives and show how their teaching, research, or service would help further Hofstra's mission of building a culturally diverse and inclusionary environment. The one-year position will begin in Fall 2021. Review of applications will begin May 7, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A competitive salary will be based on experience. A cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to:

William Mangino, Ph.D., Chair

Department of Sociology

Hofstra University

205A Davison Hall

Hempstead, NY 11549

Phone: (516) 463-5646

Email: [email protected]

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time

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