Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Alabama

Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Global Criminology


The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor.  We are seeking someone with expertise in global crime with specific research interests in one or more of the following areas: Drug trafficking, human trafficking, poaching, environmental crime, money laundering, organized crime, terrorism, or other types of international crime.  The successful candidate will be a part of a new interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice and the Department of Geography.  Candidates should have an established research agenda, the potential to secure external funding, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice has a growing, research active faculty and strong Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the state’s flagship institution with an enrollment of over 38,000 students. We are located in Tuscaloosa, AL, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. For information about working at The University of Alabama see

To apply, candidates should go to to complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a research statement. Letters of recommendation will be requested for finalists.  Inquires about the position should be sent to Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  The University of Alabama is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.