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Assistant Teaching Professor - Mississippi State University

The Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University invites applicants for a promotable, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position beginning Spring 2025 or Fall 2025. The primary role will be to enhance the teaching mission of the Criminology undergraduate majors through development and rigor of on-campus and distance courses. There will also be opportunities to contribute to the Sociology undergraduate and graduate programs. The preferred area of teaching specialization is Criminology, broadly defined. Candidates must have a degree in Sociology, Criminology, or a closely related field. Learn more (PDF).

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor - University of Southern Mississippi

The School of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, and Security at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor or Visiting Instructor of Criminal Justice for the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters. The teaching load is four classes per semester (Fall and Spring). The position is based on the Hattiesburg campus (Hattiesburg, MS). The ideal candidate for this position would be well qualified to teach a wide range of criminal justice courses, including the areas of corrections, law and the courts, security, and policing, in both face-to-face and hybrid/online formats. Learn more (redirects off site).

Instructor or Assistant Professor - Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College (LWC), a United Methodist affiliated college located in south central Kentucky, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and program coordinator to begin in January or August 2024. Located on more than 200 partially wooded acres on a hilltop in Columbia, Kentucky, LWC is in the heart of south central Kentucky, in the foothills of Appalachia. Within an hour of Columbia, you will find multiple opportunities for outdoor recreation. Lindsey Wilson is located near several major tourist attractions including Lake Cumberland, Mammoth Cave National Park, and Cumberland Falls. It is also less than two hours from the cultural opportunities available in Louisville, KY and Nashville, TN. Learn more (redirects off site).

Assistant Professor of Criminology - Florida Southern College

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Florida Southern College invites applications for tenure track appointment as a full-time, Assistant Professor of Criminology (#868). The position will begin in August 2024. A Ph.D. in criminology or criminal justice by the time of the appointment is required; A.B.D. will be considered if completion is assured prior to the beginning of Fall 2024 semester. The selected candidate will teach three 4-credit hour courses per semester. The ideal candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Criminal Justice and Criminology. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach Judicial Processes / Criminal Law (with particular emphasis on the Impact of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the criminal justice process), Policing, and Juvenile Delinquency. Prior teaching experience in these areas will be advantageous. The successful candidate will possess a passion for student-centered learning and student engagement, collegiality, and concern for students, all of which the candidate’s application should demonstrate. In addition, the role includes participation in academic advising, collaborative research with students, scholarship, professional development, and campus governance and involvement. Learn More.

Professor or Associate Professor, Criminal Justice - University of Central Florida

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking applications for a tenured professor or associate professor on a full-time (nine-month) appointment to join our faculty beginning in Fall 2024. The selected candidate will contribute to the department, college, and university missions by conducting impactful research, teaching undergraduate and graduate criminal justice courses, and participating actively in service within and beyond the department. All faculty in the Department of Criminal Justice are expected to deliver classroom (i.e., in-person on UCF’s Orlando campus) and online instruction. The anticipated teaching assignment for this position is a standard 2/2 load. Learn More.

Assistant Professor - University of Alabama

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-line Assistant Professors. The areas of specialization are open. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree prior to the start date. Candidates should have an established research agenda and the potential to secure external funding. We especially seek applications from candidates who would bring a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and research perspectives to the department and who have demonstrated an ability to teach, mentor, and recruit diverse groups. Learn More.

Assistant Professor - University of Alabama, Birmingham

The UAB J. Frank Barefield, Jr. Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position with a start date of August 15, 2024. We seek applicants with research and teaching emphases in race/ethnicity and crime. Areas of research specialization focused on race and/or ethnicity, broadly defined, could include (but are not limited to) racial/ethnic disparities in victimization, courts and corrections, policing, and public policy issues related to criminal justice. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related discipline (with a substantive and demonstrable research focus in criminology and criminal justice) from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered but must have a Ph.D. by the start date. The JD alone is not sufficient for this position. Apply Now.

School Director - Florida Atlantic University

The Florida Atlantic University (FAU) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) invites applications for the position of School Director. The Director is appointed by the Dean of the College of Social Work and Criminal Justice and is responsible for establishing the academic priorities and setting intellectual standards for the SCCJ. The Director will be visionary and aspirational about the School’s future, cultivating and enhancing the scholarly excellence of the SCCJ. Additionally, they will oversee all the SCCJ’s programs, maintain and expand community partnerships, promote discipline engagement, and work in collaboration with faculty. Research and teaching areas of specialization are open. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment and may include other duties, includ-ing campus activities, as assigned. A current rank of Professor is preferred. The position is on the Boca Raton cam-pus. The preferred start date is January 2024. Learn more.