Assistant Professor of Deviance, Law & Social Ecology
Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning,
research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a tenure-track appointment, at
the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice to
begin fall 2013. The focus of this hire is on deviance, law, disorganization and crime.
This might include: comparative/historical criminology; law and society/theory of
deviance; crime trends; legal forensics and/or criminal gangs. In addition, this person
might have training in geographic information systems (GIS), social network analysis or
urban ethnography as applied to the study of crime. The successful candidate would
potentially work with the Law School, Political Science, Communications and Public
Policy. Position responsibilities include conducting and publishing research, teaching
graduate and undergraduate criminology courses and contributing to the dual degree JDMA.
A Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD will be considered. The Sociology and Criminal
Justice department is interdisciplinary with 16 full-time faculty positions, over 200
undergraduate majors, a new and growing MA program, and is a thriving part of a
doctoral/research extensive university. In addition, Saint Louis University is an urban
university ranked as one of the top 5 Catholic-Jesuit universities in the country. All
applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu ; applications must include
curriculum vitae, a sample of written work and a cover letter. Send three letters of
recommendation by post to: Richard Colignon, Chair, Department of Sociology and
Criminal Justice, Saint Louis University, 3750 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108.
Review of the applications will begin in late November and applications will be accepted
until the position is filled. Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from
women and minorities.