Two Assistant Professor positions in Criminal Justice at U of Louisville

Oct 26, 2017



The Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for two (2) tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning August 1, 2018 (pending funding). The Department of Criminal Justice offers Bachelors, Masters of Science (including a web-based program) and doctoral degrees. Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department consists of the degree programs and the Southern Police Institute.


These positions require a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or in a related discipline. The areas of specialization are open for these positions but ability to teach at the graduate level is preferred. A J.D. alone is not considered an appropriate degree for these positions. ABD candidates may be considered if degree completion is expected prior to August 1, 2018

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach, conduct and publish research in their specialty area at a level consistent with the requirements of a Research I University with a doctoral program. The positions also requires engagement in service at the university, professional, and community levels, participation in curriculum development, program planning, student activities, and collaboration with criminal justice agencies on evaluation research and technical assistance projects.


The deadline for application is: December 15, 2017.


To apply, please complete the on-line application located at: In addition, please send the following materials: letter of application, vita, two samples of scholarship, research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference. Hard or electronic copies are acceptable. Hard copies should be sent to:


Search Committee

Department of Criminal Justice

200 Brigman Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292


Official transcripts are required upon hiring.


Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental web site at


Faculty, students, and the administration at the University of Louisville are committed to creating an inclusive campus environment that fosters academic excellence by encompassing and valuing diversity. The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, African-Americans and other minorities are encouraged to apply.  


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