Term Assistant Professor – Criminology, Law and Society
The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for a full-time, Term Assistant Professor position to start January 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.
This position requires a Ph.D., J.D., or master’s degree in a relevant field and a record of excellent teaching. The instructor will teach eight undergraduate courses per nine-month academic year (four per semester). Although the department will consider any area of expertise within Criminology, Law and Society, we are particularly interested in individuals with a teaching focus related to social science research methods, comparative studies of law and justice around the world, and/or intelligence analysis.
Annual compensation is low- to mid-$40,000s. The initial one-year contract includes benefits and is renewable. Summer teaching opportunities with additional pay may be available but are not guaranteed.
The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is a multidisciplinary unit located on the Fairfax, Va., campus that offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. The graduate program balances theory, empirical research and policy applications. The undergraduate program has concentrations in law and society, criminal justice, and homeland security, and a minor in intelligence analysis. More information on the department and the research activities of the faculty and various research centers is available at http://cls.gmu.edu/.
Salary: Low- to mid-$40,000s
Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F074Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter and CV. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with applicant name and position number F074Az in the subject line.
Review of applications will begin after October 5, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the department chair, David Wilson, at email@example.com.
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