1) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology (3 posts)

York St John University

Department: School of Psychological & Social Sciences

Salary: £32,548 to £49,149 per annum

Contract Duration:Permanent


The Role 

The School of Psychological & Social Sciences at York St John University is a vibrant and ambitious academic unit based on a magnificent campus in the heart of York. The School’s welcoming and inclusive ethos supports a growing national and international profile and offers an exceptional student experience.

We are seeking three enthusiastic team members to make a permanent and full-time contribution to our vibrant undergraduate and postgraduate offers, and to further strengthen our growing research activity. Our School offers a number of undergraduate Social Science degrees in sociology, criminology and police studies. Postgraduate provision is planned for 2019.

The successful candidates will have the relevant knowledge, experience and qualifications to make a substantial contribution to teaching sociology and/or criminology, and a demonstrable research profile which is well positioned to contribute to REF2021 and which aligns with the School’s intellectual strengths in sociology and criminology of culture, social harm, and deviant leisure.

Candidates should possess experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and research supervision and thesis examination. Lecturer level candidates are expected to be research active and will be supported to develop an outstanding research profile. Senior Lecturer candidates should have a strong publication record and a successful record of attracting research funding. Experience of teaching quantitative research methods would be an advantage.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.  *If you wish to be considered for the role at Senior Lecturer level please refer to Section 2.3 of the'Senior Lecturer criteria' document when completing your application*.

Closing date -  30 October 2017 at midnight

Provisional interview dates: 13 and 14 November 2017


2) Florida Atlantic University (FAU) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ)

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions, one at the Assistant Professor level and one at the Associate Professor level, both begin fall 2018 on the Boca Raton campus. Areas of specialization are open with priority given to those with expertise in courts, victimology, international criminal justice,or gender and crime. A Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or a related discipline is required at time of appointment.

About the School

FAU is a Carnegie doctorate-granting university (RU/high research activity) with over 30,000 students and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. FAU’s strategic plan focuses on healthy aging, neuroscience, environmental science, and sensing and smart systems, supported by scholarly activities that address diversity, leadership, big data analytics, global perspectives and participation, community engagement, undergraduate research, healthy and sustainable campus environments, and peace, justice, and human rights. The SCCJ is the second largest undergraduate degree program by enrollment at FAU and offers the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice. School initiatives include community engagement, study abroad, high school summer camps, a fully online undergraduate degree program, research colloquia, and research partnerships with the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. Our School values racial and cultural diversity and inclusion.


Applicants for both positions must have a Ph.D. in Criminology or Criminal Justice. A Ph.D. in a related discipline with documented specialization in criminology or criminal justice will be considered. ABDs will be considered for the Assistant Professor position but requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by the position start date. A Juris Doctorate alone is not sufficient. The successful candidate for both positions must demonstrate a commitment to conduct independent research and publish in peer reviewed journals, have a record of or the potential for securing external funding, as well as contribute to the graduate program. Faculty are expected to teach in core courses at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels. Preferred candidates will have a record of externally-funded research with federal and state agencies relevant to the candidate’s area(s) of expertise, engage with the criminal justice community,and have eLearning experience.

Application Requirements

Applicants should submit a letter of application that includes a statement of research and teaching interests, vita, and the names and contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.fau.edu under position #991035 for the Assistant Professor position and position #01007604 for the Associate Professor position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until both positions are filled.


3) University of Oxford - Centre for Criminology

Associate Professorship in Quantitative Criminology

The Faculty of Law and Green Templeton College Law invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the post of Associate Professor in Quantitative Criminology in the Centre for Criminology, Oxford.  The person appointed will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in Quantitative Criminology, to give high-quality seminars, classes, supervision, lectures, and tutorials, at both undergraduate and graduate level, to examine, and to play a part in the administration of the Centre and the Faculty.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in a relevant social science subject, have relevant teaching experience, have conducted and published empirical research with quantitative methods, be able to develop course materials and research proposals, have a research record of international standing and the intention to continue researching and publishing, and have the potential to secure external research funding. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of research and publication in the field of race and criminal justice, and experience of or the potential for successful engagement outside the academy in knowledge exchange activities or policy development. The full selection criteria in the Further Particulars should be consulted before applying.

Associate professors who are awarded the title of full professor may receive from the University an additional salary payment of £2,700 p.a.

Queries about the application process should be addressed to the Personnel Officer in the Law Faculty, Emma Gascoigne email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; tel: 01865 281622. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 30 October 2017.

The College and the University are Equal Opportunity Employers.  Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.



4) University of Montreal

Professor of Criminology

Faculté des arts et des sciences / École de criminologie

Job description
The École de criminologie is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of criminal and/or social justice (for instance, community
intervention practices, penal policies, environmental Criminology).

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic
life and reputation of the University.

• Ph.D. in Criminology (or any related or relevant discipline)
• Strong research record in the field
• University teaching experience
• Proficiency in the French language

• The application must include the following documents:
- a cover letter
- a curriculum vitæ
- copies of recent publications and research
• Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department Head by the

Information about the position
Posting number: FAS 09-17 / 18
Deadline: Until November 6th, 2017 inclusively
Treatment: The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.
Starting date: On or after: June 1st, 2018

Application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the head of the École de criminologie to the attention of Mr Jean Proulx at the following address:
M. Jean Proulx
École de criminologie
Faculté des arts et des sciences
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7
Applications and letters of recommendation can also be sent electronically to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information about the École de criminologie, please consult its Web site at: http://crim.umontreal.ca/accueil/

5) Two full-time tenure track Criminology positions at the Assistant Professor level, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Department of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University in the city of Toronto, on the territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples, invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval. One area of specialization is Critical Theories (e.g., critical race, post-colonial, feminist, etc.) while the other area of specialization is open, though preference will be given to applicants whose focus is international perspectives on crime and justice. Successful candidates will be expected to teach large introductory courses in Criminology and Canadian Criminal Justice as well as other courses that contribute to our undergraduate (BA) program and our newly developed graduate (MA) program in Criminology and Social Justice.  For more information, please see: https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/


6) Temple University

The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty appointment at the assistant professor level. The position will begin in the fall semester of 2018. 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, African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Economics, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies.  Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to fall 2018. 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 our faculty members are supported by 25 recent grants totaling in excess of $11 million. 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.

More information about the department can be found at www.temple.edu/cj.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. Please include with your application materials a statement of interest and scholarly goals, a teaching portfolio (including experience and teaching philosophy, student evaluations, peer reviews, etc.), curriculum vitae, selected publications/writing samples, a preferred contact number and the names and email addresses of at least three references. Application materials, including reference letters, should be uploaded through the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/43976. Any questions about submitting application materials should be sent to Ms. Tycina M. Leftwich (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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


7) Australian National University

College of Asia and the Pacific

RegNet: School of Regulation and Global Governance

Classification: Academic Level C
Salary package: $113,929 - $127,025 per annum, plus 17% superannuation
Terms:  3 year fixed term appointment, with an option to transition to a continuing position (following a review after two years)

RegNet is seeking a world-class mid-career academic in the field of Criminology, broadly defined, to join an established interdisciplinary team. In addition to a strong personal research trajectory, the successful candidate will have interest and expertise in comparative and interdisciplinary scholarship with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region and will be able to contribute to one or more of RegNet’s existing work programs such as restorative justice, transnational and international crime and criminal justice, and cyber-crime and cyber security.

The Fellow will be a key member of RegNet’s research program in criminology, undertaking world-class research in that field; will teach graduate courses in the Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation; and will become the convenor of that Masters program. They will also engage in the intellectual life of RegNet, CAP and the wider University community.

Enquiries: Professor Veronica Taylor, e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further details: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/517388/fellow



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