Criminal Justice: (2) Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Quinnipiac University Department of Sociology invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Criminal Justice. Assistant Professor - Corrections and Assistant Professor – White Collar/Corporate Crime.

The appointees will join a growing department that currently offers undergraduate majors in Sociology, Social Services, Gerontology, and Criminal Justice and a minor in Anthropology.  Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian institution located in Hamden, Connecticut, 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston.  The University has 350 full-time faculty and enrolls 6,100 full-time undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. 


Candidates must be prepared to teach Criminal Justice Research Methods and topic courses related to their ongoing research agendas.  Applicants will also be expected to teach courses in the University core curriculum, the sociology curriculum and maintain an active research agenda in their substantive area.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is required.   The teaching load is 3/3.


Assistant Professor -- Corrections

Applicants for the this position must have expertise in corrections, and preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on the reintegration of offenders into the community.   Funding for this position has been approved.

Assistant Professor – White Collar/Corporate Crime

Applications for the this position must have expertise in white-collar/corporate crime with preference given to candidates whose research focuses on the contribution of white-collar/corporate offenses to environmental harms.  This position will be filled pending funding.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants for both positions must possess a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Sociology with a Criminal Justice specialization at the time of appointment. 

A representative from the Department will be available at the American Society of Criminology meeting in Chicago from November 14-16.



A completed application will include:

1. a curriculum vitae;

2. a cover letter that includes your teaching philosophy and scholarly interests;

3. an uploaded document which combines teaching evaluations and a writing sample. 


Review of completed applications will begin immediately. 

All materials are due by November 23, 2012.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.


Keyword Phrases

  • Sociology - College of Arts and Sciences
  • beautiful campus
  • diversity
  • sensitivity to students and spirit of community
  • Criminal Justice
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter