The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track
appointment at the assistant professor level. The position will begin in the fall semester of
2017. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related social science
discipline are strongly preferred. Related social science disciplines include but are not limited to
areas such as African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Geography, Latino
Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, and Sociology. Highly
qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will
occur prior to fall 2017. Review of applications is currently ongoing and will continue until the
position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. Consideration will not be given to those
holding only a J.D. degree.

The department has a strong commitment to high-quality, collaborative, interdisciplinary
research, and currently supports 25 grants totaling in excess of $11m. Applicants must possess
a demonstrated record of high quality scholarship and research productivity, and significant
potential for extramural grants as well as a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Area of
specialization is open. Candidates who can strengthen existing areas of department expertise
will be given preference. Include a statement of interest and scholarly goals, teaching
experience and philosophy, curriculum vitae, selected publications/writing samples, a preferred
contact number and three letters of reference. Send materials electronically via e-mail to Ms.
Tycina M. Leftwich ( More information about the department can
be found on the web at

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to
diversity and especially welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented
groups. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color,
sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

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