University at Albany — School of Criminal Justice, Open Rank Faculty

About University at Albany:
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:
The School of Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2019. Preference is for Full or Associate Professor, though we will also consider applications for Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open.

The School of Criminal Justice has an internationally renowned doctoral program that is celebrating its 50th Anniversary, offers a small MA program, and provides a select group of undergraduates the opportunity to earn the BA in Criminal Justice.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Criminal Justice or a related discipline from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research.
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

Additional Information:
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Open Rank Faculty

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • Statement of research and teaching interests
  • Applicants will be asked to provide names and contact information for three references.

Special Note: Once applications have been initially screened, candidates will receive notification of how to submit three letters of reference through Interview Exchange.

Note: After submitting your CV, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.).

A review of applications will start on November 2, 2018 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.