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ASSISTANT OR EARLY TO MID-ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Requisition # 73696

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Saturday, June 1st, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Sociology and Criminology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa’s Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor or early to mid-Associate Professor level with research and teaching emphases in the area of criminology or criminal justice systems. The position will begin in the Fall 2020. The Department of Sociology is home to a major in Criminology, Law and Justice, and we seek candidates with strong records and exceptional promise who work within any of the subareas of criminology or criminal justice system research. We are especially interested in candidates who have strong records of high quality publication, commensurate with career stage. Candidates also are expected to show strong promise of developing an externally funded program of research in criminology or criminal justice. In addition to maintaining an ongoing successful program of research, the faculty member holding this position is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses that contribute to the core missions of our criminology undergraduate program and to the education of our Ph.D. students who are specializing in criminology. We also hope to hire a candidate who can contribute to other areas of departmental strength. 



Formal screening will begin on September 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Electronic attachments to the online application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, copies of selected scholarly papers, any evidence of teaching experience or effectiveness, and email contact information for three letters of recommendation. Our department is committed to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive climate within the department and the university. Candidates who can contribute to this climate are encouraged to describe their strengths in these areas. After applying, references will be sent a link to electronically upload their letters of recommendation. Informal inquiries about the position can be directed to jennifer-glanville@uiowa.edu  (Chair of Sociology).



The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University, College, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or related field in hand by August 19, 2020.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong program of research in criminology or criminal justice                                                                                                 

  • Strong potential to obtain external funding                                                                                

  • Excellent potential to add to our teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in criminology or criminal justice

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to contribute to other areas of department strength

  • Ability to contribute to department’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals       


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Additional Application Materials


Materials:Additional materials: Research statement; copies of selected scholarly papers; any evidence of teaching experience or effectiveness; email contact information for three letters of recommendation.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.


Contact Information


Contact:Elizabeth Skogerboe - elizabeth-skogerboe@uiowa.edu
Clas-Sociology
Seashore Hall
301 East Jefferson Street
W140 SSH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-3254



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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