The University at Albany — Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice


The School of Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position to begin Fall 2020. Area of specialization is open. Applicants should demonstrate the potential for productive research and some evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants must be willing to contribute to the University’s priorities, including student success, research, diversity and inclusion, internationalization, and engagement and service. A Ph.D. in criminal justice or related discipline is required. Candidates must have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.

The School of Criminal Justice has an internationally renowned doctoral program, offers a small MA program, and provides a select group of undergraduates the opportunity to earn the BA in criminal justice. The University at Albany is one of the four University Centers of the State University of New York. Its approximately 17,000 students include some 5000 graduate students, and its full-time faculty numbers about 700. Albany, the capital of New York, is in a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 800,000. Located in beautiful upstate New York, it is in close proximity to the Berkshires, the Catskills, the Adirondacks, and the Hudson River Valley and is also convenient to Boston, Montreal, and New York City.

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Applicants should send a letter of application, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin September 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Position is contingent upon funding availability. 

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