Assistant Professor (Quantitative Methods), University of Alabama

University of Alabama

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

Position Title: Assistant Professor; Quantitative Methods and Statistics

Application Deadline:  10/1/2016

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 August 2017. We seek a quantitative criminologist or criminal justice scholar with strong statistical expertise. We are particularly interested in candidates with one or more of the following skills: GIS, multi-level modeling, big data analysis, SEM, or longitudinal analyses. Candidates should have an established research agenda, the potential to secure external funding, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring students. The selected candidate will hold a joint appointment in the Department of Criminal Justice and The University of Alabama’s Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), with tenure recommendations residing within the Department of Criminal Justice. The appointment in ISSR will involve statistical consulting, offset by a reduced workload in Criminal Justice. 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 Institute for Social Science Research is an interdisciplinary unit of the College of Arts and Sciences with the broad mission to promote and conduct social science research at the University. Information on ISSR is available 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 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.