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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure-Track 10/10/2017

Loyola University Of Chicago Rogers Park, IL

Location
Rogers Park, IL
AJE Ref #
579720496
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
6000
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION DETAILS

JOB TITLE
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure-Track

POSITION TITLE
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure-Track

POSITION NUMBER

JOB CATEGORY
University Faculty

JOB TYPE
Full-Time

FLSA STATUS
Exempt

CAMPUS
Rogers Park-Lake shore

LOCATION CODE
CRIMINAL JUSTICE (02121A)

DEPARTMENT NAME
CRIMINAL JUSTICE

IS THIS SPLIT AND/OR FULLY GRANT FUNDED*
No

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting August 2018, pending final approval of funding. The Department, located on Loyola s Lakeshore campus, has approximately 300 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students in its Masters Program and contributes to LUC s interdisciplinary Psychology of Crime and Justice Minor, Sociolegal Studies Minor, Computer Crime and Forensics Minor, Forensic Science Program, Women s Studies and Gender Studies Program, Urban Studies Program, and Peace Studies Program. The Department consists of ten full-time and approximately fifteen part-time faculty members. Department faculty have a wide range of research interests and are involved with criminal justice agencies, conducting a variety of research projects at the local and national levels. The Department also houses the University s Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, and Practice a university-wide Center of Excellence. For more details about the Department, visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/criminaljustice/index.shtml.

Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses on a variety of criminal justice topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels and demonstrate a clear potential for excellence in research and teaching, and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for the position must hold a Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or a related field (sociology, political science, psychology, etc.). The area of expertise is open.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
None

WORKING CONDITIONS
None

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE

Candidates for the position must hold a Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or a related field (sociology, political science, psychology, etc.). The area of expertise is open.

OPEN DATE
09/29/2017

CLOSE DATE

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, research and teaching statements, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. Additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications may also be submitted via the website. Applicants should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Written inquiries about the position may be sent to:

Don Stemen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road, MC807B
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will commence on October 14, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment is critical to achieving the University s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

QUICK LINK FOR POSTING
http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5922

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