The George Mason University, Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor, to start August 2013. We are seeking an individual whose scholarship is in the multidisciplinary area of law and society. All areas of scholarship within law and society will be considered.
A Ph.D. in the social sciences or relevant field of study is required; we welcome applicants who hold both a Ph.D. and J.D. degree. Applicants nearing the completion of their doctorate will be considered. The successful candidate should be strongly committed to teaching in a multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate program, and demonstrate significant promise in scholarly research and extramural grant activity.
The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is a multidisciplinary unit, located on the Fairfax campus, which offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Our graduate program balances theory, empirical research, and policy applications. Our undergraduate program has concentrations in law and society, criminal justice, and homeland security. More information on the department and the research activities of the faculty and various research centers is available at http://cls.gmu.edu/.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number F6877z; complete the faculty application; and attach a cover letter, CV, and representative research articles. Also, three letters of reference should be submitted, either through e-mail to email@example.com; or via USPS mail to Ms. Annie Lonetti, Criminology, Law, and Society, George Mason University, MS 4F4, Fairfax, VA 22030. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the department chair, David Wilson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Full Consideration, Apply by:
October 1, 2012
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