The George Washington University: Assistant Professor, Sociology/Criminology & Criminal Justice

The George Washington University. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2022 for a scholar in the field of criminology and criminal justice whose work is rooted in a critical, anti-racist, social justice framework. We seek a scholar who will complement existing department strengths and contribute to teaching and advising needs in the MA program in Criminology, the undergraduate Criminal Justice major/minor, and the Law and Society minor, which are all housed in the Sociology department. The Department strongly encourages Black, Latinx, and Indigenous scholars to apply for this position. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester.
Basic Qualifications. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field by date of the appointment. Candidates must provide evidence of a strong commitment to and promise of scholarly publication, grant-writing, and excellence in teaching.

Application Procedure. To be considered, please complete the online faculty application at and upload:

 a cover letter that includes a description of how your teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare you to contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion,
 a curriculum vitae,
 a statement of research interests,
 a statement of teaching and mentoring approaches,
 copies of three sample publications or unpublished manuscripts,
 and the complete contact information for at least three (3) references.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 12, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.