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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure-Track (2)

The School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions for Fall 2018. Innovative and multidisciplinary academic scholars who study contemporary issues related to crime and justice are encouraged to apply. Applicants must address the needs of a long-established criminal justice program, which include work on evolving forms of crime (such as environmental crimes, organized crimes, terrorism, cybercrimes and transnational and international crimes) or work in core criminological or criminal justice areas such as policing, corrections, crime prevention, and sentencing and the courts. Applicants must have a Ph.D. on appointment and those with well-developed research agendas are particularly encouraged to apply. Rutgers School of Criminal Justice is committed to diversity in both academic and personal backgrounds.


Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in some of the following areas: theories of crime and justice, criminal law and the courts, corrections and sentencing, policing and crime prevention. In addition to teaching, all faculty are expected to sustain an active record of scholarly work and publications, advise and mentor students, assist the department with administrative and/or committee responsibilities, participate in professional conferences, and contribute to campus-wide committees.


To be considered, please complete an online faculty application at http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/48012; upload a complete and current curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter of application summarizing current and future research agenda and interests. The letter must include a clear statement about how this work fits with the aspirations of a modern criminal justice program. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to: Dr. Ronald V. Clarke, University Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102-3094, or via email at facultysearch@scj.rutgers.edu.


Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.