The Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position specializing in Criminal Justice at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021.
Faculty responsibilities for this position include a total teaching load of five courses per academic year (typically four undergraduate courses and one graduate course), advising and mentoring students, maintaining a productive research and publication trajectory, and actively participating in the life of the department, college, and university through participation in shared governance and other service activities.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field (in hand by July 1, 2021). Preference will be given to candidates with an active research agenda in policing and/or restorative justice, experience teaching in both sociology and criminal justice areas, and demonstrated teaching excellence. Our department is committed to an atmosphere of inclusion, and we are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate their commitment to working with ethnic, race, and gender diverse populations. The successful candidate will also be able to develop and teach courses that support the University's first-year general education curriculum, as needed.
Application should be made through the Suffolk University Human Resources website, with a complete submission including the following components: cover letter (including research agenda), CV, graduate transcript, research writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and student courses evaluations (if available). The candidate also should provide contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of November 15, 2020.
Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment.
Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment.
We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service and/or experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To learn more about Suffolk, visit our website at www.suffolk.edu.