The Criminology Program invites applications for a one-year appointment beginning in September 2021 with potential for renewal. Teaching responsibilities may include Introduction to the Criminal Legal System, Victimology, Criminological Theory, Juvenile Justice and other courses required by the Criminology major.
The Criminology Program at DePaul University is a relatively new major and the second largest major in the College of Arts and 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, ethical considerations, and social justice. Term faculty will participate in collaborative efforts to foster course enhancement, teaching effectiveness, and assessment of student learning.
The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely related field and demonstrate effective teaching experience in the area of criminology or criminal justice. ABD candidates with significant progress toward dissertation completion, JD candidates with extensive experience teaching in the area of criminology or criminal justice, or MA or MS in criminology, criminal justice or a related field will also be considered. We encourage individuals with lived experiences to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, official transcripts, teaching statement, and three reference letters. Applicants may also submit evidence of effective teaching, including student teaching reviews.
Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws. A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at http://publicsafety.depaul.edu.