Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – Criminology

Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
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Job description

Posting Number: 2018500F

Position Type: Faculty

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: FT/9 Month

Department: 144-Sociology – CRM

Position Summary
The Department of Sociology and Criminology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a specialty in the sociology of crime, law, and deviance or criminology to begin in August 2019.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values, especially in regard to community service and social justice.

Duties and Responsibilities
The department is committed to an undergraduate teacher/scholar model and applicants should show a strong commitment to academic research and teaching. The successful candidates primary teaching responsibility will be in the criminology program, consisting of 5 undergraduate courses per academic year (3/2 load). Pre-tenure faculty members receive a semester-long sabbatical after a positive third-year review.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in sociology or criminology by the time of appointment.

How to apply

All material must be submitted online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. Review of applications begins October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications must included contact information for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.

Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification: Faculty

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.