Criminal Justice and Criminology, Assistant Professor of Race Ethnicity, and Criminal


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Job Title Criminal Justice and Criminology, Assistant Professor of Race Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice/Criminology, Tenure-Track Position Title Criminal Justice and Criminology, Assistant Professor of Race Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice/Criminology, Tenure-Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code CRIMINAL JUSTICE (02121A) Department Name CRIMINAL JUSTICE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in race, ethnicity, and criminal justice/criminology. The successful candidate will be joining a department with ten full-time faculty members, over 400 undergraduate majors and minors, and 30 graduate students. For more information about the department, please visit its website at www.luc.edu/criminaljustice/.

This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses on a variety of criminal justice and criminology topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The standard teaching load for research-active faculty is two courses per semester. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants.

Qualifications

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of race, ethnicity and criminal justice is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of race, ethnicity and criminal justice is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 11/20/2020 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:

Don Stemen, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
dstemen@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

LUC 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/14519 Job Number 85TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
Posting Details

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research Statement
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