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Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) at Northeastern University is seeking to fill an open-rank teaching professor position in the area of law and criminal justice administration beginning in fall 2021. Housed within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, SCCJ brings together more than 20 research-oriented scholars and distinguished practitioners on the cutting edge of interdisciplinary research and criminal justice policy. The School has a highly-ranked PhD program, a quickly growing Master's program, and a unique undergraduate program comprised of a large number of combined majors with other units including psychology, political science, computer science and cybersecurity, and sociology.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate teaching and will have expertise in areas of law and criminal justice administration. In addition to experience in teaching courses related to law and criminal justice administration, candidates should indicate their interest and relevant expertise in additional courses in the areas of race, crime, and justice, or law and psychology.

This is an untenured, but continuing and tracked position with the possibility of promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor, as well as multi-year (3 year and 5 year) contracts

A PhD in criminology, criminal justice, or a related field or a JD is required by the appointment start date.

Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

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Additional Information:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness including sample syllabi and teaching evaluations, a diversity and equity statement, and contact information for three letters of recommendation.

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Professor Kevin Drakulich, at Review of applications will begin March 15th and will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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