Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions at UIC

Sep 28, 2017

The Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences at  the University of Illinois at Chicago invites
applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning
Fall 2018 subject to budgetary approval.    Innovative and
multidisciplinary scholars are encouraged to apply.  The areas of research
specialization are open.

The successful candidate has a Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice,
sociology or a related discipline. (Well-qualified candidates will be
considered if completion of PhD degree occurs before the start date).
Applicants are expected to actively contribute to the research mission of
the department. Candidates should be prepared to teach core courses in the
graduate and undergraduate curriculum and mentor and advise graduate and
undergraduate students.  For fullest consideration application material
should be received by October 30, 2017 at which time review of applicants’
materials will commence, continuing until the positions are filled.
Applicants should go to https://jobs.uic.edu   (click on the job board and
then click on the position) complete an on-line application and upload a
letter of interest, CV, research statement, teaching statement, writing
sample and provide the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three
references within the application.  Questions about the position can be
directed to Dr. Beth Richie at brichie@uic.edu.

The Criminology, Law and Justice Department is a dynamic unit comprised of
interdisciplinary scholars who are committed to engaged research on many
dimensions of crime and justice including issues of race, class,
disability, gender and sexuality.  Faculty work in a wide range of areas,
including the study of processes and consequences of social control in
diverse settings such as, schools, neighborhoods, policing, courts, and
prisons; issues of social justice; and, the etiology, impact, and
prevention of violence. Faculty have exceptional research opportunities as
a result of the Department’s affiliation with the Center for Research in
Law and Justice and the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence,
as well as strong relationships with agencies throughout the city, state,
and nation. The Department is one of the largest in the College. For
additional information about the department, go to
http://clj.las.uic.edu/.

UIC is a Carnegie Research Extensive University (Research I), located in
the heart of one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas.  It is in the
top 50 U.S. universities in federal research funding, and is among the top
200 universities in the world. UIC is federally recognized as a Minority
Serving Institution (MSI) through its status as an Asian American and
Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and a
Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

The  University  of  Illinois  at  Chicago  is  an  affirmative
action/equal  opportunity  employer,  dedicated to the goal of building a
culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to  teaching
in  a  multicultural  environment. We strongly encourage applications from
women, minorities, and people with disabilities. The University of
Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon
acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in
compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.



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