Purdue University: The Department of Sociology
invites applications for two positions in the field of law and
society, broadly construed to include criminology, criminal
justice, and sociology of law. One position is for a tenure-track
assistant professor. The second position is for an associate or
full professor. The teaching load is normally two courses per
semester and includes teaching graduate and undergraduate students.
Both positions require a Ph.D. degree in sociology or related field
such as criminology or criminal justice at the time of employment.
Purdue offers competitive salaries. The university is located in an
affordable metropolitan area of 167,000 people, conveniently
located between Indianapolis and Chicago.
Applicants for both positions should send: 1) a letter of
application to "Search Chair"; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples
of recent written work; 4) a statement of research interests; and
5) a statement of teaching interests, experience, and
effectiveness. Please include each of these components as a
separate attachment to a single email. Assistant professor
applicants should send their materials to email@example.com.
Associate/full professor applicants should send their materials to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants for the assistant professor
position should also submit three letters of reference separately,
via direct email from references or through a third-party reference
service. Applicants for the associate/full professor position will
be asked to submit two letters of reference after an initial
screening of applicants. Applicants for both positions should
submit the required material by October 2, 2017, but applications
received after this date may be accepted until the positions are
filled. A background check is required for employment in this
position. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic
information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation,
gender identity and expression, disability or status as a
Purdue University’s Department of Sociology is committed to
advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including
scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address
a least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their
past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future
goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.