Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Lafayette, LA

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POSITION: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Department of Criminal Justice

STARTING: Fall 2014

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology/Sociology, Juvenile Justice or closely related discipline and the ability and willing to teach undergraduate and graduate level research methods. Preference will be given to applicants with an active research agenda focused on juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice and/or juvenile public policy related issues. It is also desirable for candidates to embrace progressive pedagogical strategies that promote critical thinking, written and oral communication skills and engaged learning opportunities for our students; have experience working with culturally diverse students; demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship/research and service.

RESPONSBILITIES: The successful candidate will contribute to our interdisciplinary Master's of Science program, which has an emphasis on Juvenile Justice and two tracks of study: (1) Administration and (2) Program and Public Policy. The successful candidate will also contribute to our thriving undergraduate program in Criminal Justice.

The teaching load will be 3/3. Active involvement in teaching, research/scholarship, service, planning and assessment is expected.

LOCATION: University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the second largest university in the state of Louisiana and the largest member of the University of Louisiana system. It is a public institution with approximately 17,000 students over 1,500 of whom are enrolled in graduate programs. We are a Carnegie designated "Research University with High Research Activity." Our academic community embraces diversity and inclusion. We are located in the city of Lafayette with a population of approximately 120,000. The culture is proud of its Cajun and Creole heritage and embraces hospitality, festivals, music and joie de vivre. Our local cuisine is world renowned.

APPLICATIONS: All correspondence should include the EEO #LA 17-12. Please submit the following application materials to Dr. Rhonda D. Evans, Chair of the Criminal Justice Search Committee, via email at cjussearch@louisiana.edu : letter of application, c.v., unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, copy of dissertation chapter or recent publication that best represents your scholarly/research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as copy of existing syllabi and teaching evaluations. Deadline for applying is October 1, 2013. Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information you can call Dr. Evans at 337-482-1249.

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