Assistant/Associate Professor - Criminology

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Lynchburg is accepting applications for a tenure-track, full-time appointment at the rank of  Assistant/Associate Professor to begin August 2022. Applicants should have completed a doctoral program in criminology or criminal justice and demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research.  Special consideration will be given to those candidates with practical experience in the field and a desire to teach research methods, juvenile delinquency, and statistics.


The University of Lynchburg is located in the Central Virginia region at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the bank of the James River.  Our Criminology Department has  been recognized as No. 1 in Virginia in the 2021 Plexuss Global Rankings.


The University of Lynchburg offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package and a promotion/tenure system.  Salary is commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.  Candidates must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.


Interested candidates should send the following 1) a letter of application, 2) a current CV, 3) graduate transcripts, 4) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement outlining how you approach diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work, and 5) telephone and email contact information for three references to  EOE.


The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ1A+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.