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Open Rank - Criminal Justice

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Please be prepared to attach your cv and cover letter along with a research statement, teaching statement and a sample article. You will also be prompted to add the names and contact information for three references.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Open Rank - Criminal Justice
Requisition Number FTFR000993
Division/College College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 08/07/2017
Responsibilities

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) at Northeastern University (http://www.northeastern.edu/sccj/) seeks applications from criminology and criminal justice scholars for one or more tenured or tenure track positions. Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank. The candidates’ field of expertise within criminology and criminal justice is open, but successful candidates must have a distinguished scholarly record of publication and external funding commitments commensurate with appointment rank. Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education. The expected start date is August 27, 2018.

Housed within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, SCCJ brings together more than 20 research-oriented scholars and distinguished practitioners on the cutting edge of interdisciplinary research and criminal justice policy. SCCJ faculty have extensive records of publication and external research funding and demonstrable impact and visibility across five thematic areas: law and justice; crime and public policy; global criminology; security, resilience, and crime prevention; and ethics within the criminal justice system. SCCJ faculty play key roles in advancing larger university goals in the areas of big data analysis, urban informatics, network science, and security. The School is also home to the Center for Criminal Justice Policy Research, the Institute on Race and Justice, and the Institute on Security and Public Policy.

Qualifications

A PhD in criminology, criminal justice, or a closely related discipline is required and candidates must have a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. ABD candidates will be considered for possible appointment as an assistant professor, but must have their doctorate completed before the expected start date. A joint appointment within an appropriate department in or beyond the College is possible.

Additional Information

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest. a research statement, a teaching statement and a sample article along with the names of three references. Candidates will be notified before their references are contacted.

To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Professor Amy Farrell, Chair of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Search Committee, at am.farrell@northeastern.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Articles/Published Texts 1
Optional Documents

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