Concordia University, Chicago
  • 06-Feb-2018 to 07-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Full Time

The department of Sociology at Concordia University Chicago seeks to fill a tenure-track position in the Criminal Justice Program at the level of Assistant Professor starting fall 2018. This position requires academic background and research experience in the area of criminal justice, law, or related areas. Teaching load includes, but not limited to, introduction to sociology, law & society, juvenile delinquency, policing, gangs, and social deviance. The successful candidate must show a commitment to undergraduate student success, effective classroom approaches, support and growth of the Criminal Justice Program, and continued research work related to the field.  Candidate must have completed a PhD in Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice. Those nearing terminal degree by start date will be considered. This position will remain open until filled.


As a full-time member of the faculty, the candidate must be willing to engage in all aspects of university life, including teaching, service, and scholarship. The candidate must be willing to teach a variety of courses, including introductory freshman courses and law & society. Teaching load may include some evening, online, or summer courses.

Skill Sets: 

Research related to any aspect of criminal justice, law, or criminology will be considered. However the chosen candidate must have skills to teach a wide variety of courses in both sociology and criminal justice. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to and capacity for excellent undergraduate teaching.

Minimum Experience Required:

Previous teaching at the undergraduate level and employment experience in the field of criminal justice are greatly desired.

Education Requirements:

Completed PhD in Sociology or Criminal Justice/Criminology from an accredited university is highly desired, but those nearing terminal degree completion will be considered.


Interested individuals should apply through our website at  Please include a cover letter, resume and 3 letters of references.

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