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Jobs are listed in chronological order by date posted. Job postings are done each Friday.

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Criminal Justice 

Institution: Illinois State University 

Department: The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences

Contact Name: Cara Rabe-Hemp 

Contact E-mail:   

Phone: 309-438-2739

Job Description: The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences invites applications for one tenure-track position beginning August 16, 2018. We are seeking qualified candidates in the areas of race or immigration, and criminal justice. The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply. The online application, as well as additional information for this position can be found at www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73266. To be considered, applicants will hold an academic doctoral degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology or a related field; however, exceptional A.B.D. candidates will also be considered with an expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 15, 2019. A J.D. is not an appropriate terminal degree for this faculty position. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law. Responsibilities include scholarly research/publishing, effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank. Salary, Rank and Tenure: The position is a nine-month, tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. The salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.  The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences: The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences (CJS) has built a strong reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, criminal justice, law, and social justice, while maintaining a commitment to teaching, collegiality, and service. Over the past decade, we have undergone consistent growth and diversification. Today we have approximately 485 undergraduate students, 16 full-time faculty members and a growing Master's degree program with approximately 35 students. Our staff includes an academic advisor, office manager, support specialist, and director of undergraduate studies/enrollment management. For more information about our program visit: (http://www.criminaljustice.ilstu.edu/). 

Run Date: 08/08/2017-09/15/2017
Date Posted: 08/23/2017

Position Title: Asst/Assoc Prof, Criminology and/or Socio-Legal Studies

Institution: University of California, Riverside

Department: Department of Sociology

Contact Name: Sharon Oselin

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 951-827-5450

Address: 900 University Avenue Riverside, CA 92521

Job Description: The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor position in Criminology and/or Socio-Legal Studies, beginning July 1, 2018. Competitive candidates must use a sociological perspective and should demonstrate a strong record of publication and potential for teaching excellence. They will be expected to have research interests that overlap with one or more of the department’s other areas of emphasis, which will contribute to promoting a diverse and multicultural curriculum. Candidates with experience securing competitive grants and/or fellowships are encouraged to apply. The candidate selected for this position will be encouraged to establish cooperative research activities with other campus departments and/or professional schools, research centers and colleges across campus, and especially with the Presley Center for Crime and Justice Studies. Assistant-level applicants must meet requirements for the PhD in Sociology or Criminology by the start of appointment July 1, 2018 and should apply at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00790. Associate-level applicants must have a PhD in Sociology or Criminology at the time of application and should apply at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00791. Complete applications will include a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research, a statement of contributions to diversity, teaching evaluations, up to two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 2, 2017 and may continue until the position(s) has been filled. Application materials received by October 2 will receive full consideration. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Run Date: 08/11/2017-09/11/2017
Date Posted: 08/11/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor 

Institution: California State University, Sacramento

Department: Social Work

Contact Name: Professor Arturo Baiocchi

Contact E-mail:

Job Description: The Division of Social Work at California State University, Sacramento, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, with appointments beginning August 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching either graduate or undergraduate courses in social work and a designated cognate area, mentoring students, participating in university and community service, and engaging in academic scholarship. The Division seeks applicants with experience in HBSE and practice, or in health and aging. Housed within the College of Health and HumanServices, the Division of Social Work prepares ethical and effective social workers who serve diverse populations and contribute to human well-being and social justice through leadership, developing and delivering services, and policy advocacy. As one of the largest programs in California and the nation, the Division offers BSW and MSW degree programs. In the MSW program, the Division has established three specialized practice areas: Behavioral Health, Children & Families, and Health & Aging. A successful faculty member in the Division promotes the values of a public, regional, and highly diverse university. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of California, and we believe that we are all are enriched and unified through this diversity. Candidates are required to have both an MSW and a doctorate (Ph.D. or DSW) in social work / welfare (or a closely related field such as sociology, anthropology, psychology etc.; ADB candidates will also be considered). In addition, candidates must have a minimum of two-years post-MSW experience in an applied/social work setting, as well as have the ability to teach in the BSW and MSW programs. Successful candidates will demonstrate potential for effectiveness in scholarly productivity as well as in teaching within a highly diverse environment. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017, and positions will remain open until filled. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application package as early as possible.

Run Date: 08/11/2017-10/11/2017
Date Posted: 08/11/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor 

Institution: Marquette University

Department: Social and Cultural Sciences
Contact Name: Dawne Moon

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 414-288-7914

Job Description: The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2018. We seek applicants to teach primarily in the Sociology program, with expertise in the areas of social movements and collective behavior. The candidate who is hired will be expected to teach sections of Research Methods (with both qualitative and quantitative components) and Social Movements as well as other courses relevant to their areas of expertise. The ability to contribute to other majors in the department as well as to curriculum being developed around Race and Ethnic Studies will be considered an asset. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly productivity, and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D in Sociology or a related field is required by the time of appointment. The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences offers undergraduate majors in Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology and Law Studies, and Social Welfare and Justice. The department is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Please visit the department website here: http://www.marquette.edu/social-cultural-sciences/ Marquette University is a Jesuit, Catholic University with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who can contribute to its mission, a statement of which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission/shtml. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, a racially diverse area with convenient access to national, state, and local government agencies, and many private institutions and non-profit organizations. Review of candidates will begin on September 25, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Instructions for application. Please note: All applicants must apply online. Use the following links to Marquette’s Human Resources Department to apply: Assistant Professor – Sociology Quicklink: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/8232 Online materials requested include: CV, cover letter, evidence of teaching effectiveness, teaching statement, writing sample, research statement. ABD candidates must provide timetable for completion of PhD. In addition to applying online: Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the department via USPS to: Search Committee Department of Social and Cultural Sciences Lalumiere Hall 340 Marquette University P.O. Box 1881 Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 (Street address for courier delivery is 526 N. 14th St, Milwaukee, WI 53233)

Run Date: 08/08/2017-10/08/2017
Date Posted: 08/08/2017

Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Institution: Purdue University

Department: Sociology

Contact Name: Karen Studebaker

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 765-494-4666

Address: Purdue University Department of Sociology 700 W State Street West Lafayette, IN 47907

Job Description: Purdue University: The Department of Sociology invites applications for two positions in the field of law and society, broadly construed to include criminology, criminal justice, and sociology of law. One position is for a tenure-track assistant professor. The second position is for an associate or full professor. The teaching load is normally two courses per semester and includes teaching graduate and undergraduate students. Both positions require a Ph.D. degree in sociology or related field such as criminology or criminal justice at the time of employment. Purdue offers competitive salaries. The university is located in an affordable metropolitan area of 167,000 people, conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago. Applicants for both positions should send: 1) a letter of application to “Search Chair”; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of recent written work; 4) a statement of research interests; and 5) a statement of teaching interests, experience, and effectiveness. Please include each of these components as a separate attachment to a single email. Assistant professor applicants should send their materials to . Associate/full professor applicants should send their materials to Applicants for the assistant professor position should also submit three letters of reference separately, via direct email from references or through a third-party reference service. Applicants for the associate/full professor position will be asked to submit two letters of reference after an initial screening of applicants. Applicants for both positions should submit the required material by October 2, 2017, but applications received after this date may be accepted until the positions are filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran. Purdue University’s Department of Sociology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address a least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Run Date: 08/08/2017-10/08/2017
Date Posted: 08/08/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Social Psychology

Institution: University of California, Riverside

Department: Sociology

Contact Name: Richard Carpiano

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 951-827-5450

Address: 900 University Avenue Riverside, CA 92521

Job Description: The Department of Sociology at UC Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, specializing in quantitative or experimental social psychology. The appointment will begin July 1, 2018. Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of publication and potential for teaching excellence. Experience in extramural funding is preferred. Competitive candidates for this position will be expected to have research interests that overlap with one or more of the department’s other areas of emphasis, which will contribute to promoting a diverse and multicultural curriculum. The candidate selected for this position will be encouraged to establish cooperative research activities with other campus departments and/or professional schools, research centers and colleges. Applicants should possess a PhD in Sociology or must have completed the requirements for the PhD by the start of appointment July 1, 2018. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. Application materials should be submitted to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00766 and must include a cover letter of interest, updated CV, a research statement, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of contributions to diversity, up to two writing samples, and 3 letters of reference. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by September 15th will receive full consideration. Electronic submission of application materials is strongly encouraged. Inquiries may be addressed to the search committee chair, Richard Carpiano, richard.carpiano@ucr.edu. Hard copy applications may be submitted to the Department of Sociology, 1206 Watkins Hall University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Run Date: 08/07/2017- 09/07/2017
Posted Date: 08/07/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology

Institution: University of Northern Iowa
Department: Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology
Contact Name: Kristin Mack
Contact E-mail Phone: 319-273-7630
Address: Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, Bartlett Hall 1126, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0513
Job Description: Assistant Professor of Sociology Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology seeks applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Sociology, pending budget approval, to begin in August 2018. UNI’s Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology department is comprised of 18 tenure and tenure-track faculty, and is located in a renovated building that includes a state-of-the-art active learning technology classroom. With an active research program, the typical faculty teaching load is 3-3. UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service. Ph.D. in sociology by time of appointment is required. Additional requirements include an active research agenda, evidence of quality teaching, ability to teach a variety of classes in the program, effective communication skills, and willingness to work collaboratively. While the area of specialization is open, preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated use of qualitative methods. Applications received by Sept. 29, 2017, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Kristin Mack, search chair, at or 319-273-7630. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; pre-employment background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. The University is a tobacco-free campus.

Run Date: 08/03/2017- 10/03/2017
Posted Date: 08/03/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Teaching

 Institution: University of California, Irvine

 Department: Criminology, Law and Society

 Contact Name: Professor Elliot Currie

 Contact E-mail

Job Description: The Department of Criminology, Law & Society at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Teaching position, renewable and with the potential for tenure-like security. This is a fulltime faculty position designed for individuals who wish to focus their careers on teaching, professional activities, and University and public service. This position requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or of pedagogy. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is an Academic Senate position within the University of California, with benefits of Senate membership, including eligibility for UCI’s attractive faculty housing programs, medical and retirement benefits. Formally titled Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE), the successful candidate will be appointed for two-year terms with merit salary increases and an evaluation for Security of Employment (analogous to tenure) within eight years (or less). The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the department of Criminology, Law & Society. See: http://catalogue.uci.edu/schoolofsocialecology/departmentofcriminologylawandsociety/#undergraduatetext for more information. Applications will be accepted through the on-line Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03298Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2017 and will accepted until the position is filled. The position will begin July 1, 2018 (teaching duties will begin Fall 2018). Candidates must have a Ph.D. or comparable advanced degree or JD with evidence of graduate-level social science training or research and evidence of teaching excellence. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, evidence of outstanding teaching performance (including detailed syllabi for courses previously taught and teaching evaluations), and arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded electronically. Letters of recommendation should address excellence in teaching. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (e.g. mentoring activities, committee service, research or teaching activities) should also be included in the application materials. Optionally, individuals may provide ‘other’ evidence of excellence in teaching such as peer reviews, teaching portfolios and pedagogical training Please direct questions about this position to . The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Run Date: 08/02/2017- 12/02/2017
Posted Date: 08/02/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor Race & Ethnicity

Institution: Tufts University

Department: Sociology

Contact Name: John LiBassi

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 617-627-2471

Address: 102A Eaton Hall

Job Description: Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences SOCIOLOGY: Race and Ethnicity Assistant Professor (tenure-track) The Department of Sociology at Tufts University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor specializing in Race and Ethnicity, beginning July 1, 2018. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to connect outside of the department with supportive programs in Africana Studies, Colonialism Studies, Latinx Studies, and/or Asian American Studies. Tufts University is a category I, highly selective research university, located in Boston’s vibrant intellectual community. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester. Qualifications: a Ph.D. in sociology or a related discipline, a demonstrated record of academic research and publication, an active research agenda, excellent teaching skills, and a commitment to teaching highly motivated and diverse undergraduates. Candidates with an interest in and ability to teach quantitative research methods are particularly desirable. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43561. Please submit a cover letter stating qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a scholarly writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence or potential. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio directly by your references. Review of applications will begin September 18, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Please contact with any questions. Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at . Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

Run Date: 08/01/2017- 10/01/2017
Posted Date: 08/01/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Department: Sociology

Contact Name: Laurie Cooper Stoll

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 608-785-8664

Address1725 State Street La Crosse, WI 54601

Job Description: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE: Do you want to share your curiosity for understanding the social world with motivated students? The Department of Sociology invites applicants for one tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Sociology position to begin late August 2018. Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate in sociology, or a closely related field (e.g., social gerontology, or sociologically trained criminology) by the start date. Doctorate must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2019. Areas of expertise are open, however, preference will be given to candidates who can teach in areas that are complementary to the areas of expertise of our current faculty. Courses taught by the successful candidate include our introductory general education course in race and ethnicity and research methods. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach sociology of health care and illness/medical sociology, and develop other courses that meet departmental need and student demand. Successful candidates will be foremost an inspirational teacher, role model, and mentor to students with varying career goals. The successful candidate must express their dedication to high quality undergraduate education and have the experience necessary to supervise and mentor undergraduate students. Candidates who have experience with a variety of teaching methods, have knowledge of or experience working with culturally diverse groups, have the potential to obtain research funding and have a strong desire to incorporate undergraduate students in their research activities are preferred. Faculty at UWL teach 12 hours (4 courses/3 preparations) per semester. The position is open until filled, however, review of applications will begin on September 18, 2017. Applicants must provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and the names of three references. Specific details on how to submit all application materials can be found at the link listed below. If you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in the hiring process, please contact Ms. Debra Holtschlag at (608)-785-8457 to make appropriate arrangements. Qualified candidates will join the 11-member department serving 160 sociology majors, 120 sociology minors, and an interdisciplinary minor with 110 students in criminal justice. The program is built around a strong core of foundational courses with the expectation of close student-instructor interaction, opportunities for in-depth participation by our students in all aspects of sociological research, and internship experiences. We strongly encourage our students to broaden their perspectives through international experiences and diversity-related courses and programming, and support faculty and staff in international teaching, research, and service. For more information about our program, or the Department of Sociology, see http://www.uwlax.edu/sociology/ Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community. UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive."   The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all.   UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse is a 2014 recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. UW-La Crosse is proud to be one of only 83 recipients of this national honor recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion. UW-La Crosse has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade and is ranked consistently as one of the top institutions in the Midwest.  With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 94 undergraduate programs in at least 30 disciplines and 21 graduate programs in the following colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education.  There are 520 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 76 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 85 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates. The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” in 2009, La Crosse is one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation. UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives.  In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse. As a prospective UW-La Crosse employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of campus safety and security information (Clery Act) for this institution. You may review this information at http://www.uwlax.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report/. Employment will require a criminal background check.  A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Run Date: 07/31/2017-10/01/2017
Posted Date:07/31/2017

Position Title: NARBHA Institute James Wurgler MD Chair of Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health

Institution: Northern Arizona University

Department: Criminology & Criminal Justice

Contact Name: Patricia Nelson

Contact E-mail:

Phone: 9285236266

AddressBox 15700 Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Job Description: Northern Arizona University seeks candidates for [T]he NARBHA Institute, James Wurgler MD Chair of Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health, newly established in the NAU College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The position of the NARBHA Institute Wurgler Chair will include a tenured appointment in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. The Chair will report to the the Chair of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Science. The Chair will provide leadership for interdisciplinary research and community partnerships that promote community health, resilience and justice, leading to innovative behavioral health and justice system practices and policies. A key policy goal of the Wurgler Chair is the development of strategies to align the intersection of behavioral health and criminal justice to reduce negative consequences of justice system contacts, particularly for youth and Native American populations in northern Arizona. Candidates for The NARBHA Institute James Wurgler Chair should be accomplished scholars who qualify for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with a record of research and policy experience at the intersections of criminal justice and behavioral health. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated success in interdisciplinary and collaborative endeavors that bring together academic and community partners; working with and in diverse communities; and be a skilled facilitator. The person selected will be charged with creating linkages and building upon university research and community capacities to develop projects that increase community well-being and inform progressive policy and administration of justice. The endowment supporting The NARBHA Institute James Wurgler MD Chair of Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health will support research and community initiatives that contribute to understanding of the interrelationships among behavioral health, social and economic inequality, victimization, and the administration of justice. The preferred candidate will have experience and expertise relevant to rural challenges and to the northern Arizona region.     The NARBHA Institute James Wurgler MD Chair of Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health will: • Conduct and catalyze research to support advances in behavioral health care and criminal justice that strengthens community resilience and public health. • Provide entrepreneurial leadership for interdisciplinary and community collaboration in conduct of research and initiatives to promote innovations in administration of justice and behavioral health care in northern Arizona. • Link research with policy and initiatives to advance community wellbeing through partnerships with academic institutions, justice and other public agencies, municipalities, health care providers and non-profit organizations. • Create a research and community practice program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences to build capacities to promote community wellbeing and resilience across the college. • Serve the educational mission of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice by advancing curriculum aligning criminal justice and behavioral health, engaging students in research and community focused projects that advance goals of the endowment, and periodically teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the Department. • Articulate and collaborate with scholars and efforts of NAU’s Center for Health Equity • Research and scholars with expertise in organizational behavior and development • Strengthen NAU’s stature as a prominent and publicly visible institution in applied health and community sustainability/resilience. • Maintain a collaborative dialog with The NARBHA Institute. Minimum Qualifications • An earned research doctorate in a discipline related to the intersections of criminal justice, behavioral health and community resilience. The position is open to a broad range of academic research degrees such as the PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Public Health and their relevant subfields, as well as practice-oriented degrees such as the DrPH, JD, or MD. • A scholarly accomplishment commensurate with appointment as Associate Professor or Professor. • Evidence of scholarship and community engagement or policy-related work that addresses intersections of criminal justice and behavioral health Preferred Qualifications • Ability to collaborate across disciplines and organizational boundaries • A distinguished record of research accomplishment related to criminal justice and behavioral health • Successful leadership of interdisciplinary and community engaged research • Leadership in developing programs that link academic programs with communities • Established track record securing external funds • Ability to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds, including Native American and Hispanic populations • Ability to teach select courses in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice and other areas within the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences • Experience developing or supervising community-based student experiences • Understanding of health challenges facing rural communities. • A demonstrated commitment to advancing social justice in areas of health, community resilience, and/or the administration of criminal justice." Application   Application materials should include a letter describing the candidate’s interest in the position specifically addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications; a CV; one or more examples of community and interdisciplinary achievements; and the names, titles, phone numbers and email addresses of five references. Applications should be uploaded as a single PDF or Word document to: http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings/, click on the link The Faculty and Administrator Job Openings, click on vacancy #603288 This vacancy will be open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin on September 18, 2017.   General Information Over the past decade, NAU has seen substantial growth in its student population, research agenda and distance programming. New construction has provided a makeover for a large portion of the 735-acre Flagstaff campus. In addition, a four-year tuition pledge has brought access and affordability to students. NAU has a Carnegie classification as a “doctoral, high research” university, with research expenditures totaling $38 million and an endowment of over $150 million. The University currently serves over 22,000 students at the Flagstaff campus and approximately 7,500 students at more than 30 statewide locations and online. The Flagstaff campus is one of the largest residential campuses in the western United States. Over 70% of NAU’s student body comes from the state of Arizona, with 29% from other states and countries. With its proximity to several Native American reservations, NAU hosts students from over 100 tribes. In addition, NAU is an officially designated Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution, with a rapidly increasing population of Hispanic students. The University enjoys a robust international student population totaling more than 1,200 students. NAU students are supported by over 4,400 faculty and staff, with a commitment to close student-faculty relationships and rigorous academic quality in its nearly 200 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in six academic colleges. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success.  All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees. Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.

Run Date: 07/31/2017-10/31/2017
Posted Date:07/31/2017

Position Title: Assistant Researcher

Institution: University of Kansas

Department: Center for Public Partnerships and Research

Job Description: The Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR) seeks a full-time Assistant Researcher to assist with program evaluations and data management for small and large-scale initiatives within CPPR. CPPR specializes in research and evaluation, data science, and social innovation work that supports our mission to optimize the well-being of children, youth, and families. CPPR primarily pursues its mission by assisting partners, including state-level and community based organizations, in their work to secure funding, bring key stakeholders to the table, orchestrate large-scale data efforts, and conduct research, cost analysis, and evaluation. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about impacting social change for good. The applicant should also be able to facilitate continuous quality improvement (CQI), actively troubleshoot problems that may arise, and quickly develop and implement solutions. Experience working on issues related to maternal and child health is helpful. A complete application includes an online application, cover letter, resume highlighting pertinent experience relative to the required and preferred qualifications, and contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. Please apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/. Job Opening ID: #9532BR Application deadline is August 5, 2017. Disclaimer: The University of Kansas is an EO/AAE, full policy at http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination

Run Date: 07/31/2017-09/01/2017
Posted Date: 07/31/2017

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution: University of California, Irvine

Department
: Criminology, Law and Society


Job Description
: The Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant Professor. The research specialization is open. For an appointment at an advanced Assistant Professor rank, evidence of success in securing extramural funding to support research and graduate students is desired. To ensure your application is given full consideration, files should be completed by September 15, 2017. Priority will be given to applications received by that date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a field related to Criminology or Law and Society. The position will begin July 1, 2018 (teaching duties will begin Fall 2018). Applications must be uploaded electronically through the on-line Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04011 Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, representative publications, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded electronically. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (e.g. mentoring activities, committee service, research or teaching activities) should also be included in the application materials. Please direct questions about this position to Professor . The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Run Date: 07/11/2017-09/11/2017
Posted Date: 07/11/2017