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Assistant Professor of Criminology

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, Minnesota
commensurate with experience - excellent benefits
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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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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The Department of Studies in Justice, Culture & Social Change invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Criminology at the rank of assistant professor to begin Fall 2023. The position requires teaching undergraduate courses (current teaching load is 5 classes [~16 credits] per academic year), advising undergraduate students who are majoring in our department’s programs, participating in research/scholarly activities and maintaining an active research agenda, and providing service to the department, college, campus, discipline, and/or to the local community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to both the Criminology major and Sociology major.

Required qualifications include: a Ph.D. (by June 30, 2023, from an accredited institution) in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Justice Studies, or Sociology; teaching experience and ability to teach in the core curricula of Criminology (Introduction to Criminology and/or Criminological Theory and/or Research Methods and/or Statistics); and evidence of an active research agenda.

Applications must be submitted online. For a complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit, and search for Job Opening # 351269. A complete application file includes the following materials submitted online: 1) letter of application which includes a discussion of one’s research agenda; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) writing sample demonstrating research agenda (e.g., conference paper, dissertation chapter, article); 4) statement of teaching philosophy; and 5) unofficial transcript. Candidates referred for further consideration will be asked to submit additional supporting materials (e.g., three current letters of reference, teaching evaluations, course syllabi). Review of complete applications will begin October 1, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. 

Direct any questions to: Robert R. Weidner, Chairperson, Search Committee, Department of Studies in Justice, Culture & Social Change, 228 Cina Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth, 1123 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812 (218.726.7320; email: or 218.726.7551; e-mail, – subject line: CRIM SEARCH). 

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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