Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Criminology
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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the St. John's College of Arts and Sciences at St. John's University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in Fall 2021. Founded in 1870, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (SJC) is the foundation of and oldest division at St. John's University. For more information visit https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers a master's program of Criminology & Justice to a diverse body of students as well as undergraduate and graduate M.A. level programs in Sociology, and undergraduate programs in Anthropology and Social Work. The Department's faculty are highly devoted to students while maintaining an active research agenda and presence in the regional, national and international academic community; moreover, faculty is committed to antiracist scholarship and practices. For more information about the department, visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/sociology-and-anthropology
The Criminology & Justice M.A. program at St. John's has a global, critical, and interdisciplinary perspective. Combining theory and practical application, the program is invested in develop students' critical thinking and analytical skills necessary for further graduate study, research or teaching, policy research and practice, and employment in government departments, criminal justice agencies, legal settings, and nonprofit organizations. Alumni of the program hold positions in a variety of professional arenas and attend top tier doctoral programs and law schools. The program has been actively committed to supporting the University's mission locally, regionally and globally. For more information about the MA in Criminology & Justice, visit https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/criminology-and-justice-master-arts
As a tenure-track Assistant Professor, the new hire is expected to maintain an active record of publications and scholarship, teach a variety of Criminology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, advise students, and contribute to the continued growth of the Criminology & Justice Program and the development of the department.
Applicants for the tenure-track Assistant Professor position should hold a PhD in Criminology or Sociology from an accredited institution at the time of appointment (Fall
2021). The areas of expertise are open, with preference for the following areas: Critical Race Criminology, Decolonization Criminology, Feminist Criminology, Convict Criminology, Restorative Justice & Peacemaking Criminology, Green Criminology, and/or Elite Crime. A demonstrated record of research and publications, and a genuine interest in teaching, student mentoring and service are preferred.
For full consideration please submit the following application materials online by February 22nd: (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) a representative publication or writing sample, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a statement on diversity and inclusivity. Additionally, two letters of reference should be sent directly by recommenders via email to Dr. Villalon at email@example.com indicating in the subject Letter of Reference for NAME OF APPLICANT also by February 22nd.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
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