Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: Sociology & Anthropology Assistant/Associate Professor- Criminal Justice
Location: Brackett 132
Clemson University. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position beginning August 2018. Applicants should have a PhD in criminal justice or a closely related field by the time of appointment. The Criminal Justice Program offers both a BA and BS in Criminal Justice and an emphasis area in criminal justice in the Sociology major. It links theory and praxis, uses applied criminology to help shape public policy and integrates community-based work with classroom instruction. We are especially seeking a colleague whose research, teaching and learning are grounded in corrections, juvenile justice, or justice administration. Candidates should be qualified to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses.
Interested individuals must demonstrate both an active research agenda and a plan for publishing their work in well-respected peer-reviewed outlets. Applicants should also exhibit a clear strategy for funding their research through external grants, with preference given to those with prior success in securing funding. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice has a high standard of instruction and strong expectations for teaching excellence. All tenure-track faculty receive a 2/2 teaching load.
Clemson University is a Top 25, Carnegie Research 1 (R-1) public university and was recently awarded an NSF ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity and improve the status of women faculty. With significant ambitons to increase its profile nationally and internationally, Clemson University - and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice in particular - prioritizes the preparation of graduates for an increasingly global and diverse society, and in ways that value just outcomes. Towards this end, the department is building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities able to bring fresh perspectives and scholarship to the campus and community.
Clemson University is a public land-grant institution with nearly 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, located near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice is a member of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences and is home to 18 faculty members across the three represented disciplines. Successful candidates will integrate and complement existing strengths in our program and contribute to the interdisciplinary focus of the department. For more information about Clemson University, please see http://www.clemson.edu or the departmental website https://www.clemson.edu/cbshs/departments/sociology/.
PhD in Criminal Justice or a closely related field by the time of appointment.
Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio: (1) a letter of application indicating the position the applicant is interested in, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching philosophy, (5) transcripts of graduate work, and (6) the names and email addresses of three references. Application review will begin on November 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked consistently a top public university by U.S. News and World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.