Wayne State University — Assistant Professor / Tenure Track, Criminology

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Wayne State University (WSU) invites applications for an assistant professor position to begin in Fall 2022. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-track, academic-year (9-month) faculty position. The area of specialization is open, but a PhD in criminal justice, criminology, or a related discipline is required. ABDs will be considered with evidence of PhD in hand prior to the Fall of 2022. Those who hold a JD only will not be considered.

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers B.S. and M.S. degrees to approximately 450 undergraduate and 40 graduate students. Applicants are expected to pursue a high-quality research agenda and to be effective teachers at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The salary is highly competitive, and the teaching load is two courses per semester. More information about the Department can be found at https://clas.wayne.edu/cj.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

To apply, go to https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=573873 (posting number 045917). An on-line application is required. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. The three letters of recommendation should be sent to Charles Klahm, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 3253 Faculty Administration Building, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202 or emailed to charles.klahm@wayne.edu. Review of applications will begin November 8th and continue until the position is filled.

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