Assistant Professor (Open), University of Alabama

University of Alabama

Position Title:  Assistant Professor; Criminology (Open Specialization)

Employment Level and Status:  Tenure-Track; Full-Time

Application Deadline:  10/01/16

Salary:  Competitive; excellent benefits

The Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2017. The area of specialization is open. Candidates should have an established research agenda, the potential to secure external funding, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring students. The selected candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field by the time of appointment.

The Department of 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 approximately 37,000 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 complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, three letters of reference should be sent directly to Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0320 or via email to Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 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.