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Assistant Professor of Deviance, Law & Social Ecology

Department: Sociology & Criminal Justice
Recruiter: Richard Colignon, Department Chair
Requisition Number: 20120550
Date Posted: 08-24-2012
Status: FT
Grade: 999

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 ; 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.

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