Assistant Professor of Criminology


Position: Assistant Professor, Criminology

Qualifications: A PhD in Sociology or Criminology/Criminal Justice.  Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.       
Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive

Responsibilities: Anticipated position, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology position beginning 8/20/2014.  An ideal candidate would be able to teach a range of courses in criminology from a sociological perspective with a specific need for Sociology of Criminal Violence and Sociology of Terrorism. Expertise in comparative criminology/criminal justice is highly desirable. Candidates are expected to contribute to the scholarly literature, pursue grants, and engage in professional and public service. UW-Whitewater is an EO/AA employer. Candidates must have experience and be able to work with a diverse student population.

Department and University: The multi-disciplinary department has 23 full and part-time faculty and academic staff and serves approximately 450 majors, among the largest number of majors in the university. UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degree programs.  It offers high-quality, career-oriented programs with a model general education curriculum. 

Community: Whitewater, a city of 14,000, in southeastern Wisconsin is near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago. 
A complete application package must include a letter of application, vita including all relevant professional experience, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable for initial application), three letters of recommendation, sample publications, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Only complete applications will be considered.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Criminal background check required prior to employment.

Please send materials to: Please send materials electronically to: socsearch@uww.edu, subject line CRIM
Professor Marvin Free, Search Committee Chair
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
University of  Wisconsin – Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater WI 53190

Review: Applications received by 10/14/2013 are ensured consideration; the position is considered open until otherwise noted.

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.