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Assistant or Associate Professor - Tenure Track

Temple University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Sociology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Associate or Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2022. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related social science discipline are strongly preferred. Related social science disciplines include, but are not limited to, African American Studies, Critical Studies, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies. Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to Fall 2022. Consideration will not be given to those holding only a J.D. degree.

The department has a strong commitment to high-quality, collaborative, policy-oriented, interdisciplinary research. Faculty members have a very strong track record of success securing external grants from government and public funders at the federal, state, and local levels. Applicants must possess a demonstrated record of high-quality scholarship and research productivity, significant potential for extramural grants, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Area of specialization is open. More information about the department can be found at

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Please include with your application materials (1) a cover letter, including a statement of your research experience and scholarly goals, (2) a teaching portfolio (including experience, teaching philosophy, student evaluations, peer reviews, etc.), (3) a brief statement of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, (4) curriculum vitae, (5) selected publications/writing samples, and (6) at least three reference letters. Applications will not be reviewed until all materials have been received. All application materials should be uploaded through the following link: Any questions about submitting application materials should be sent to Mr. Joseph DelMastro (

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The Department of Criminal Justice is situated in the College of Liberal Arts, which is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded. Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and persons of color, members of under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see

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