Clinical Assistant Professor
Criminology, Law, and Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Deadline: 
March 15, 2021
Post date: March 3, 2021

The Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for a Clinical Assistant Professor position(s) beginning Fall 2021 subject to Board of Trustees approval. The areas of research within Criminology are open but candidates must be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of philosophy of justice and theoretical criminology. The position will build on the strengths of the existing faculty. In addition to evidence of strong teaching, the successful candidate should demonstrate an interest in supervising students in internships in the field and advising students on independent study projects. A Ph.D., or its foreign equivalent, in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology, or related field of study is required. 

Applicants are expected to actively contribute to the research mission of the department. Candidates should be prepared to teach four core courses in the graduate and undergraduate curriculum each academic year, and supervise students in internships, independent studies as an advisor. 

For fullest consideration application material should be received by March 15, 2021, at which time review of applicants’ materials will commence, continuing until the positions are filled. Applicants should go to https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the position) to complete an on-line application, upload a letter of interest, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample; and provide the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references within the application. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Beth Richie at brichie@uic.edu

The Criminology, Law, and Justice Department is a dynamic unit comprised of interdisciplinary scholars who are committed to engaged research on many dimensions of crime and justice including issues of race, class, disability, gender, and sexuality. Faculty work in a wide range of areas, including the study of processes and consequences of social control in diverse settings such as schools, neighborhoods, policing, courts, and prisons; issues of social justice; and the etiology, impact, and prevention of violence. The department is interested in strengthening qualitative and quantitative research capacity in the areas of immigration, community, and gun crimes. Faculty have exceptional research opportunities as a result of the Department’s affiliation with the Center for Research in Law and Justice and the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence, as well as strong relationships with agencies throughout the city, state, and nation. The Department is one of the largest in the College. For additional information about the department, go to http://clj.uic.edu/. 

UIC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UIC will conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and these are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

Application Instructions 

For fullest consideration application material should be received by March 15, 2021, at which time review of applicants’ materials will commence, continuing until the positions are filled. Applicants should go to https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the position) to complete an on-line application, upload a letter of interest, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample; and provide the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references within the application. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Beth Richie at brichie@uic.edu

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