Wayne State University — Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Wayne State University (WSU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in fall 2023. 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 a social science discipline is required. The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, criminology and criminal justice, sociology, psychology, public policy, and political science. ABDs will be considered with evidence of PhD in hand prior to the fall of 2023. 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.

WSU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a RU/VH (Research University, Very High research activity) institution and serves more than 27,000 students across 370 academic programs, making it 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=587640 (posting number 046840). An on-line application is required. Applications must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and diversity statement (submitted through the “writing sample” tab) within the online application portal to be considered for the position. 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 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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