9-Month, Tenured/Tenured-Track Faculty Criminology and Criminal Justice Program

Saint Louis University

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

All About You

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a 9-month, open rank tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2023. This position will join the Criminology and Criminal Justice Program, which is part of the School of Social Work.

Applicants for this position should possess a Ph.D. in Criminology & Criminal Justice, or a related field. Outstanding candidates who will have obtained their PhD prior to joining the faculty in July of 2024 will be considered for the rank of Assistant. Applicants at the Associate and Full levels must have publication, teaching and service records commensurate with those ranks. Our faculty are scholar-teachers and we are looking for a colleague who can contribute to our graduate and undergraduate teaching needs as well as enhance our research profile. While area of specialization is open there is a preference for candidates who can teach some or all of the following: theory, methods, statistics, cyber-crime/cyber security, policing and/or corrections. Applicants must have a strong and established research agenda with a productive publication record commensurate with rank sought. Applicants who demonstrate a strong potential for and/or high achievement in securing extramural funding are preferred. Primary responsibilities include conducting and publishing research, teaching and student mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional and university service.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. SLU offers competitive start-up and benefits packages. Applications must include curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references. All applications must be submitted online at: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers

All other correspondence should be addressed to Dyan McGuire, Ph.D., JD, Chair, CCJ Faculty Search Committee ([email protected]). Formal review of applications will begin September 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.


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Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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