Drexel University- Assistant Professor

January 25, 2018

Drexel University- Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies is seeking a full-time tenure-track assistant professor beginning Fall of 2018. This new colleague will add to a growing criminology and justice program that emphasizes comparative justice; community-based/experiential learning; urban crime and justice policy; and justice informatics and analytics. We seek candidates who are grounded in theories of criminology and social control, and whose research and teaching may be informed by one or more of the following substantive areas: geography and/or ecology of crime; urban ethnography; race, gender, crime and justice; technology and the justice system; corrections and the criminal sanction; and global/comparative criminology and justice. Consistent with our evolving multi-disciplinary objectives, the Department of Criminology and Justice Studies has established research and curricular partnerships with other academic units on the Drexel campus — such as the College of Computing and Informatics, and the Lebow College of Business, as well as the Dornsife School of Public Health, and the Thomas R. Kline School of Law. We invite collaborative colleagues across a diverse methodological spectrum to apply for this position.

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice/Criminology or a field that relates to one of the substantive areas identified above is required (ABD candidates must have earned their terminal degrees prior to their appointment date).

The incoming faculty member will be expected to publish and seek grants in their area(s) of expertise, serve the department and college on committees, and to teach at all levels in our undergraduate program.

Drexel University is a research-intensive, private, urban university with over 13,000 full-time undergraduates and 9,000 graduate students. It is particularly well-known in the areas of Science, Technology, and the Arts, as well as its cooperative education program. The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply through www.drexeljobs.com with letter of application, vita, contact information for three references, and statement of research program. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Jordan Hyatt, Search Committee Chair: jmh498@drexel.edu

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University’s acceptance of the results of the background investigation.


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