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ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR - Criminal Justice or Criminology

Stephen F. Austin State University
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Feb 13, 2024
Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice or Criminology

Stephen F. Austin State University, a member of The University of Texas System, invites applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in the College of Liberal and Applied Arts, beginning August 2024. This position is one of three new faculty hires across the college that will form part of an interdisciplinary cohort of community-engaged scholars. Students in the college are increasingly from historically underrepresented social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The search is a collaborative effort between criminal justice, sociology, and social work to bridge academic, student, and local populations. Candidates should demonstrate how their teaching, mentoring, research, and/or service engages underserved communities.

This is an Assistant or Associate Professor rank position in the Criminal Justice program housed in the Department of Government. Specific areas of expertise are open. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses, which might include Gender and Crime, Social Diversity and Crime, Criminal Justice Theory and Practice, and Victimology, in addition to courses they develop related to their areas of interest. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence, the ability to establish a scholarly research agenda, interest in service and shared governance, and a commitment to community outreach and engagement.

A PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field is required at the time of appointment; a JD will not be considered a substitute for a PhD Standard teaching load is 4/4, with new hires receiving a reduced 3/3 course assignment during their first year. The college also provides startup, moving, and ongoing professional development funds for travel and research.

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