The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for multiple term faculty appointments for AcademicYear 2017-2018. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 28, 2017.
Applicants with a PhD in criminology, criminal justice, legal studies or a related field are preferred, but highly qualified applicants who are ABD or have a terminal degree in their field will also be considered. Evidence of successful teaching at the university level is highly desired. The position will require the applicant to teach three classes a semester and to participate actively in the department, including faculty meetings and service assignments. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in criminology, criminal justice, or legal studies. The department's course descriptions can be found at the Registrar’s website: https://www.american.edu/provost/registrar/index.cfm
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications, including a letter of interest indicating your qualifications for the position, a vita, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), writing sample, and three letters of recommendation via: http://apply.interfolio.com/41758. Please contact Sarah Adler, Assistant to the Department Chair, Department of Justice, Law and Criminology, at email@example.com if you have any questions.
American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.
The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology offers majors in Justice and Law and Law and Society, as well as Master’s and Doctoral degrees. To learn more about our department, see: https://www.american.edu/spa/jlc/index.cfm. Additional information about the School of Public Affairs is available at https://www.american.edu/spa/about/index.cfm.
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