Regular Faculty - Criminology

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

ID: 7115596
Posted: November 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary
The Department of Culture, Society and Justice at the University of Idaho invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor starting in the fall of 2023. This position will contribute primarily to the department’s program in criminology. And while all areas of specialization will be considered, individuals with a specialization in one or more of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: crime causation, mental health and crime, cybersecurity and computer crime, rehabilitation/desistance from crime and crime analysis. The standard teaching load is a 2/3 (five classes per academic year). Successful candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching, and will be expected to have significant experience in online course delivery, and will make a contribution to the department’s online criminology degree program.
Unit/Department Summary
The Department of Culture, Society, & Justice is composed of three academic programs. Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology offering undergraduate degrees in each, as well as a M.A. in Anthropology. These degrees are offered in partial fulfillment of the University of Idaho’s mission as the state’s leader in the “enhancing the scientific, economic, social, legal and cultural assets of our state and developing solutions for complex problems facing our society.” Many of the department’s courses heavily support the university general education, the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences core, and other programs throughout the university.

The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is committed to equity and inclusion. The University of Idaho puts diversity as central to the school’s mission and responsibilities as the land grant university in Idaho (President’s commitment). As a college, CLASS embraces and expands this mission. We are the largest and most diverse college at UI and are committed to building a just and equitable society. As the college which focuses on liberal arts education, we especially see it as our duty to study the human condition and serve as agents of positive change. We seek faculty and staff who will contribute to our culture of inclusion and acceptance and share our goals towards equity and justice.
Teaching & Advising 60%
Scholarship & Creative Activity 30%
Outreach & Extension 5%
University Service & Leadership 5%
Minimum Education/Degree Required Listed degree qualification is required at time of hire.
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, law & society, or closely related field (a JD will not meet the minimum educational requirements for this position);
Experience with online teaching;
Experience developing online criminology courses;
Experience contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Preferred Qualifications
Ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: property crime, organizational crime, victimology, mental health and crime, cybercrime/computer crime, rehabilitation/desistance from crime, crime analysis, juvenile delinquency and/or juvenile corrections.
An established record of excellence in student advising.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
Posting Information
Posting Date 11/03/2022
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for first review, please have your application with the following materials submitted by December 4, 2022
Letter of application that directly addresses your qualifications for the position, including all required and preferred qualifications.
Teaching philosophy.
List of 3 references/recommenders. 3 confidential letters of recommendation emailed to search chair, Brian Wolf, [email protected] Recommenders must add your name in the subject line.
Applicant Resources
Background Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
EEO Statement
The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.