Assistant Professor, Cyber Criminology - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Carry out research and teaching in the Department of Criminal Justice and assistthe Department to meet its service obligations to the University.

The Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in cyber criminology or a research agenda directly applicable to cyber criminology. Ph.D. is required. Candidates should have an established research agenda, the potential to secure external funding, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring students. We are particularly interested in scholars with a background in interdisciplinary work who will contribute to our growing cyber criminology concentration within the Department of Criminal Justice and work collaboratively with The University of Alabama’s Cyber Institute.

The Department of Criminal Justice has a growing, research active faculty and strong Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the state’s flagship institution with an enrollment of approximately 37,000 students. We are located in Tuscaloosa, AL, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. For information about working at The University of Alabama please see

To apply, candidates should go to to complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, three letters of reference should be sent directly to Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0320 or via email to Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor, Cyber Criminology
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Criminal Justice
  • Law Studies
  • Cybersecurity
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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