Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Full)

Denver, Denver County
Jul 22, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Posting Description: The School of Public Affairs (SPA) at the University of Colorado is currently recruiting applicants for a full time (9 month) tenure track position in Criminal Justice/Criminology at an open rank (assistant, associate or full professor) to begin August 2015 for the school's Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) and Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) programs on the Denver campus. SPA Degrees now offered include the Ph.D. in Public Affairs, the Master of Public Administration, the Master of Criminal Justice, and the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Please visit for further details. Applications are accepted electronically at, refer to job posting F01577 Consideration of completed applications begins on September 20, 2014, and will continue until the search is completed. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications: All candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Public Administration or Policy, or a related field. A J.D. does not substitute for a Ph.D..

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and show commitment and accomplishment in teaching. Candidates are also expected to maintain an active research and publication agenda, and show strong promise to acquire funded research. Candidates are expected to be a contributor or take a leadership role in SPA's Criminology and Criminal Justice Research Initiative (CCJRI).

Desired Qualifications: Applicants should have the ability and experience teaching both graduate and undergraduate core courses, as well as both online and face to face. Applicants should also have a demonstrated record of effective teaching, publications, scholarship and securing external funding. The scholar's area of specialization is open and candidates with expertise in all areas of criminology and criminal justice will be considered for the position.

Campus: Denver