Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Criminology, Law and Society
The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for a full-time, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position to start August 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The department is seeking candidates with active research agendas in any area of criminology, criminal justice, and law and society. Priority areas for the department include law and society, empirical legal studies, cross-national and comparative criminology, juvenile justice, terrorism and security, and advanced quantitative and statistical methods.
A Ph.D. in the social sciences or relevant field of study is required. The department welcomes applicants who hold both a Ph.D. and J.D. degree. Applicants nearing the completion of their doctorate will be considered. The successful candidate should be strongly committed to teaching in a multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate program, and demonstrate significant promise in scholarly research and extramural grant activity.
This position begins in the Fall of 2017.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F6877z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, a list of at least three professional references with contact information, and representative research articles. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted, either through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or via USPS mail to Ms. Sharon Corradino; Criminology, Law and Society; George Mason University; 4400 University Drive, MS 4F4; Fairfax, VA 22030. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the hiring committee chair, Chris Koper, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin after September 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.