Category Archives: Criminology

California State University-Fullerton Assistant Professorship in Critical Prison Studies/Carceral Studies

Deadline: October 1 (apparently reposted on Vitae 11/30)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will have a research program engaged with the implications of the carceral state in the United States. A comparative, diasporic, and/or multi-ethnic approach, paying particular attention to the African American experience is welcome.” “The candidate will demonstrate strong competence in such relevant intellectual traditions such as critical race theory, gender/masculinity studies, queer, or other contemporary critical perspectives on state violence and carceral projects.”

URL: http://hr.fullerton.edu/diversity/job-openings/ft/9785BR_critical_prison_carceral_studies.asp

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California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: January 25

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46714

University of Florida Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: “renewable”

Comments: “Disciplinary backgrounds may include, but are not restricted to African American Studies, African American Women’s Studies, Anthropology, Caribbean Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and/or Sociology.”

URL: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/500856?lApplicationSubSourceID

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 11/11)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a scholar whose research interests are in the area of human rights as it pertains to communities that are marginalized or disenfranchised within the context of the US and/or internationally. Preference will be given to candidates who examine inequality globally and adopt a comparative perspective. Areas of interest could include: immigration and migration, law, political economy, the state, transnationalism, displacement, refugees, health and migration, disability studies, environment/sustainability, gender/sexuality, race/ethnicity, indigenous and/or Native American theory, and genocide/political violence.” “Candidate requirements include a Ph.D. in human development, human rights, cultural studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, or related fields.”

URL: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=78730

Mount St. Mary’s University Assistant Professorship in Sociology/Criminology

Deadline: Unstated (posted on HigherEdJobs 10/25)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Will teach Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Criminology, and other electives to support the University’s program. Examples of desirable electives include forensics, crime analysis, race and crime, gender and crime, and drugs and crime.”
URL: http://msmary.edu/administration/human-resources/employment-opportunities/faculty-positions/asst-prof-soc-crimjust.html

California State University-Fresno Assistant Professorship in Sociology/Criminology

Deadline: October 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The Africana Studies Program and the Department of Criminology “seek the joint appointment of a general specialist in Sociology/Criminology with a research emphasis in race/class analysis who could teach courses in both curricula, including General Education. Specific courses that the successful candidate should be ready to teach include the following options for Africana Studies: Critical Thinking About Race, Sociology of the Black Experience, Race Relations, African American Community, American Inequality, Law and the Minority Community; and the following options for Criminology: Ethnic & Gender Issues in Criminal Justice, Institutional Corrections, Juvenile Delinquency, Community-Based Corrections, Trauma & Crisis Intervention.”

URL: http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=58538