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|Call for Applications
Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History:
June 4-17, 2017
University of Wisconsin-Madison
|The American Society for Legal History and the Institute for Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School are pleased to invite applications for the ninth biennial Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. The Hurst Institute assists scholars from law, history, and other disciplines in pursuing research on the legal history of any part of the world. A committee appointed by the ASLH reviews applications from early-career faculty members, doctoral students with completed or nearly completed dissertations, and recent J.D. graduates demonstrating interest in an academic career with a focus on legal history, and selects 12 promising scholars as Institute Fellows. The Fellows come to Madison for two weeks in June to participate in daily seminars, meet other legal historians, and analyze and discuss each other’s work. The 2017 Hurst Institute will be led by Mitra Sharafi, Associate Professor of Law and Legal Studies (with History affiliation) at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please see website for complete information.
Application Deadline: 12/1/2016
|Grant from the American Psychology-Law Society||The American Psychology-Law Society has recently created an exciting new grant opportunity!
The Research, Interdisciplinary Grants, and Executive Committees are working together to launch a program for research that investigates new or understudied topics in psychology and law, enhances the diversification of psychology and law research through novel theoretical or methodological approaches that are cross-disciplinary in nature, and/or promotes the impact of research by considering novel populations or new problems or processes within the legal system, to include collaboration with practitioners or policymakers.
The Request for Proposals is attached to this email and can be found at http://goo.gl/7vrQ5f; proposals are due November 1, 2016.
Peter K. New Student Research Competition/Award
The Society for Applied Anthropology sponsors an annual research competition for students (graduate and undergraduate) in the social and behavioral sciences. Three cash prizes will be awarded:
In addition, each of the three winners will receive travel funds ($350) to attend the annual meeting of SfAA (in Santa Fe, NM, in March, 2017). A Baccarat crystal trophy will be presented to the first place winner.
The competition and award honors the late Peter Kong-ming New, a distinguished medical sociologist-anthropologist. The deadline for receipt of submissions is December 31, 2016.
Please go to the SfAA web site (https://www.sfaa.net/about/prizes/student-awards/peter-new/) for additional information on the New Competition and Award.
|Call for Papers - Applied Feminism and Intersectionality: Examining Law through the Lens of Multiple Identities||The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks paper proposals for the Tenth Anniversary of the Feminist Legal Theory Conference. We hope you will join us for this exciting celebration on March 30-31, 2017.
This year, the conference will explore how intersecting identities inform -- or should inform -- feminist legal theory and justice-oriented legal practice, legal systems, legal policy, and legal activism. Beginning in 1989, Kimberlé Crenshaw identified the need for law to recognize persons as representing multiple intersecting identities, not only one identity (such as female) to the exclusion of another (such as African American). Intersectionality theory unmasks how social systems oppress people in different ways. While its origins are in exploring the intersection of race and gender, intersectionality theory now encompasses all intersecting identities including religion, ethnicity, citizenship, class, disability, and sexual orientation. Today, intersectionality theory is an important part of the Black Lives Matter and #SayHerName movements. For more information, see https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-theory/wp/2015/09/24/why-intersectionality-cant-wait/.
We seek submissions of papers that focus on the topic of applied feminism and intersecting identities. This conference aims to explore the following questions: What impact has intersectionality theory had on feminist legal theory? How has it changed law and social policy? How does intersectionality help us understand and challenge different forms of oppression? What is its transformative potential? What legal challenges are best suited to an intersectionality approach? How has intersectionality theory changed over time and where might it go in the future?
We welcome proposals that consider these questions from a variety of substantive disciplines and perspectives. As always, the Center’s conference will serve as a forum for scholars, practitioners and activists to share ideas about applied feminism, focusing on connections between theory and practice to effectuate social change. The conference will be open to the public and will feature a keynote speaker. Past keynote speakers have included Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Senators Barbara Mikulski and Amy Klobuchar, NOW President Terry O’Neill, EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum, and U.S. District Judge Nancy Gertner.
To submit a paper proposal, please submit an abstract by Friday October 28, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your abstract must contain your full contact information and professional affiliation, as well as an email, phone number, and mailing address. In the “Re” line, please state: CAF Conference 2017. Abstracts should be no longer than one page. We will notify presenters of selected papers in November. About half the presenter slots will be reserved for authors who commit to publishing in the annual symposium volume of the University of Baltimore Law Review. Thus, please indicate at the bottom of your abstract whether you are submitting (1) solely to present or (2) to present and publish in the symposium volume. Authors who are interested in publishing in the Law Review will be strongly considered for publication. For all presenters, working drafts of papers will be due no later than March 3, 2017. Presenters are responsible for their own travel costs; the conference will provide a discounted hotel rate as well as meals.
We look forward to your submissions. If you have further questions, please contact Prof. Margaret Johnson at email@example.com. For additional information about the conference, please visit law.ubalt.edu/caf.
|New York State Political Science Association
Call for Papers and Participation
71st Annual Conference
April 21-22, 2017
Nazareth College – Rochester, NY
|The conference provides an excellent venue for academics, researchers, students and professionals in private and public organizations to discuss issues and share their work related to political science and associated disciplines. We welcome proposals from history, philosophy, psychology, gender studies, economics, law, organizational studies, and sociology as well as interdisciplinary proposals.
Conference highlights include NYSPSA awards for the best conference student and faculty/practitioner papers. Membership in the association is open to political science students and professionals inside and outside New York State. We have just launched a new website and membership benefits. The event usually draws 175 to 250 panelists and round table participants, and features a book display. The site of the conference rotates each year between upstate and downstate university host campuses.
|Apply for a Fellowship at Princeton||Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites between 20 and 25 scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The School welcomes applications in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology and anthropology. It encourages social scientific work with an historical and humanistic bent and also entertains applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature and linguistics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at time of application. Each year there is a general thematic focus that provides common ground for roughly half the scholars; for 2017-2018 the focus will beThe Social Sciences in a Changing World. The application deadline is November 1, 2016. Applications must be submitted through the Institute's online application system, which opens June 1 and can be found, along with more information about the theme, at www.sss.ias.edu/applications.|
|Full time, tenure-track in Sociology at Sarah Lawrence College||Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in Sociology beginning in Fall 2017. We seek a sociologist whose research and teaching interests are in at least two of the following areas: Border Studies, Structural Inequalities, and/or Law and Society. We are especially interested in candidates who combine strong theoretical training with rigorous qualitative or quantitative analysis, and can teach both forms of research methods. Sarah Lawrence is a co-educational liberal arts college with a unique pedagogy based on small classes and individual tutorials. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to development of the research, writing and analytical skills of their students. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology and college level teaching experience. Application materials must include: Cover letter, CV, a sample of scholarly writing, two course descriptions and sample syllabi relevant to the position, three letters of recommendation, and copy of official transcripts.
The deadline for applications will be September 30. However, we would encourage applicants to get their materials to us by the first week in August since we will be interviewing at the 2016 American Sociological Association annual meetings in Seattle.
In their cover letter, candidates should indicate whether they will be attending ASA, and indicate the dates when available. Applicants may apply online at: https://slc.simplehire.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50847
|Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Urban Planning at MIT||The Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeks outstanding faculty candidates for multiple positions. We are looking for individuals who can enhance our efforts to improve the quality of life in and resilience of the world’s urban regions through planning, design, and policymaking. We are especially interested in candidates who have expertise in the study of countries and regions of the Global South. DUSP has had a long-standing and well-known emphasis on graduate study and research focused on the developing world and marginalized regions.
We invite applications from individuals engaged in innovative research, teaching, and practice, and advocacy who can contribute to the department in one or more of the following areas:
Initial appointments are expected to be made at pre-tenure ranks, although in exceptional cases we will consider more senior tenured candidates. Successful applicants will be expected to engage with students from the department’s undergraduate, professional masters (MCP), and doctoral programs.
A complete application package includes a cover letter, c.v., statement outlining current and future research and teaching interests; and the names, affiliations, and email addresses of at least three referees.
MIT is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit: http://dusp.mit.edu
|Assistant Professor, Legal Studies at Bryant University||The Department of History and Social Sciences at Bryant University invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Legal Studies to begin in August, 2017. The search will continue until an appropriate candidate is hired. The successful candidate must be prepared to teach introductory courses in domestic and international business law and a range of advanced topics. The position requires a commitment to quality teaching, research, and university service. The successful candidate must possess a JD with an advanced degree in law or a related discipline. We encourage the applications of candidates with expertise in the areas of law, ethics, human rights, and the interdisciplinary study of law. We expect that the candidate will have strong communication skills as a classroom instructor and as a presenter of research findings to others.
For more information and to apply: https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/1237
|Director of Policy and Outreach in East Asian Law and Culture at Cornell Law School||Cornell Law School is seeking a Director of Policy and Outreach in our Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture. The Director will work closely with the Faculty Director of the Clarke Program to develop and implement a strategy for significant expansion of the program's core initiative, Meridian 180, a community of exceptional thinkers drawn from the academy, policy, legal and business worlds around the Asia-Pacific Rim who together seek to define and address the legal, regulatory and policy questions of greatest importance to the region. Duties include outreach to the policy communities, communications, developing strategy for the timing of initiatives and the allocation of resources, and fundraising. The Director will also work on building meaningful collaborative relationships with partners in the academic, legal business, and policy communities in the United States and East Asia. The position has the option to be primarily located in NYC or Washington DC. It will be a two year term with the possibility of extension based on available funding.
For more information, please visit https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Director-of-Policy-and-Outreach--Meridian-180---Cornell-Law-School_WDR-00008063-8
Removal date: September 30, 2016
|Tenure-track at School of Labor and Employment Relations at Pennsylvania State University||The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for two tenure-track or tenured faculty appointments at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin August 2017. Applicants should have strong research and teaching interests and expertise on one or more of the following areas—human resource management, employment/labor relations, and employment and labor law. The ability to teach research methods or statistics is not required, but would be considered an asset. Applicants should possess a terminal degree (Ph.D. or J.D.) in a relevant discipline. Candidates for the Assistant Professor rank must have completed all requirements for the terminal degree by the appointment date and possess significant research potential. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have a strong research record; ability to secure external funding will also be considered for candidates at this rank.
For more information: https://psu.jobs/job/64367
Deadline: December 1, 2017
|Tenure-track in Law and Society at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)||John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Law and Society. In addition to having an active research agenda in law and society (preferably as a member of the Law and Society Association), the successful candidate will bring enthusiasm and commitment to teaching and curriculum development. Area of research focus is open, though candidates will be expected to develop an undergraduate course that diversifies existing areas of faculty expertise. Applicants must demonstrate that they are qualified to teach undergraduate courses that introduce students to the interdisciplinary Law and Society approach. Forty-seven percent of John Jay students are first generation college students, and the candidate must be eager to work with our diverse student body.
Please see http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/employment-opportunities (Faculty: Job ID 15095) for more information about the position, including instructions for submitting an application.
Removal date: October 7, 2016
|3 Postdoctoral (early career) Research Positions in the field of law & anthropology at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany: The Department of Law & Anthropology||Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany: The Department of Law & Anthropology invites applications for 3 Postdoctoral (early career) Research Positions in the field of law & anthropology.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
In today’s world values and norms are circulating ever more intensely between various societies and cultures. This intensification calls for an in-depth assessment of the ways in which different normative orders and systems of morality coexist at various levels of decision-making worldwide. Research carried out in the Department focuses on legal issues raised by this coexistence, it privileges studies that are based on the in situ study of practices, procedures, institutions and concepts examined within and across normative legal orders. For this round of positions, preference will be given to research proposals that focus on the European context. Topics of particular interest include: (1) the increasing interconnectedness of law and religion; (2) divergent notions of justice in the face of cultural diversity; (3) the ethnographic study of the workings of institutions of social regulation (in, inter alia, the fields of migration; kinship, family and household; neighborhoods; identity issues; property claims and their protection, etc.).
Amongst the flagship initiatives the Department is currently developing is a new project that seeks to collect judicial cases on religious and cultural diversity from different European countries. Postdoctoral researchers will be able to significantly contribute to the set-up and data collection from within their own fields to help build up this major research instrument.
Successful applicants will also be expected to collaborate with the other colleagues in the Department, contribute to teamwork and a collegial atmosphere, and generally strive to ensure cross-fertilization within the Department.
For more information, please visit: https://recruitingapp-5034.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/288/Description/1
Deadline: October 15, 2016
|2 writing-up fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany: The Department of Law & Anthropology||Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany: The Department of Law & Anthropology invites applications for 2 writing-up fellowships.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
For more information, please visit: https://recruitingapp-5034.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/289/Description/1
Deadline: October 15, 2016
|Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution at the George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution||The George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution. The position begins late August 2017. S-CAR seeks highly qualified applicants whose work strengthens or complements the department’s current offerings. Candidates with expertise in any subfield will be considered. Several areas are of particular interest, including: engaged scholarship; organizational or multiparty conflict resolution; critical peacebuilding; and conflict and its resolution in relation to gender, environment, poverty/inequality or arts/media. The department is interested in candidates who engage directly with today’s real-world conflicts through intervention, advocacy, consultation, evaluation and other forms of practice. S-CAR invites applicants from a variety of academic disciplines or interdisciplinary backgrounds, and representing various methodological and regional areas of expertise, both domestic and international.
Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree or plan to defend their dissertation by August 1, 2017. For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8299z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/. For additional information, please contact James Moon, Search Administrative Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Susan F. Hirsch, Search Committee Chair. For full consideration, apply by October 14, 2016. George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Removal date: Nov. 1, 2016
|Tenure-track Assistant Professor at George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society||The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for a full-time, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position to start August 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. The department is seeking candidates with active research agendas in any area of criminology, criminal justice, and law and society. Priority areas for the department include law and society, empirical legal studies, cross-national and comparative criminology, juvenile justice, terrorism and security, and advanced quantitative and statistical methods. A Ph.D. in the social sciences or relevant field of study is required. The department welcomes applicants who hold both a Ph.D. and J.D. degree. Applicants nearing the completion of their doctorate will be considered. The successful candidate should be strongly committed to teaching in a multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate program, and demonstrate significant promise in scholarly research and extramural grant activity. Review of applications will begin after September 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about position number F6877z, go to http://jobs.gmu.edu/.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
|Dean of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law||Drexel University is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Kline School of Law. This position offers an extraordinary opportunity for a visionary leader with a strong track record of teaching, scholarship, and achievement to lead, promote, and drive innovation within the School, while expanding its reach. Reporting to and working with the Provost, the Dean will have responsibility for strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the School's mission.
About the Kline School of Law: Founded in 2006, the School was named in honor of Thomas R. Kline in 2014 after a landmark $50M gift. The School focuses on educating students who will serve their communities and recognize their obligation to provide legal representation and access to justice for all members of society. The School also fosters an environment where faculty and students critically examine and seek to improve the law, legal systems, the legal profession, and legal education. Embedded in a comprehensive national research university, the School has a demanding curriculum, a variety of experiential learning opportunities in a vast range of practical settings, and an exceptional and accomplished faculty that prides itself on both its teaching and its scholarship. Located in Philadelphia, amid the sixth largest legal community in the country, the School's students engage with practicing lawyers through cooperative education and pro bono programs. Further, curricular concentrations in Business and Entrepreneurship Law, Criminal Law, Health Law, and Intellectual Property Law mirror the strengths of the University, the bar, and our region's economy. The School has over 400 students across its JD, accelerated two-year JD, LLM, and Master of Legal Studies programs and over 30 full-time faculty engaged in teaching and scholarship, with an additional 48 part-time faculty.
About Drexel University: Founded in 1891, Drexel is a privately endowed, comprehensive research university with uniquely distinguished educational programs known for providing students with leadership, experiential, and global learning opportunities. Drexel is ranked among the top 100 universities in the Nation and, with approximately 26,000 students, is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel educates and engages students and communities at 3 separate Philadelphia campuses, regional sites, and international research locations in China, Korea, Brazil, and Israel. Drexel University has one of the Nation's largest and most well established co-operative educational programs, integrating real world experience with student learning. Drexel Online is also one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs. Drexel is committed to being the Nation's most civically engaged University, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. The University is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers and is a major steward in driving economic development in the region.
Send applications (curriculum vitae and detailed cover letter), nominations, and inquiries to the email address below. For priority consideration, please apply by September 30, 2016. For additional information about Drexel and the Kline School of Law, visit www.drexel.edu and www.drexel.edu/kline.
|George Mason University
Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution (Tenure-Track)
|The George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution. The position begins late August 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution is committed to the development of theory, research and practice that generate new and innovative approaches to conflict analysis, resolution and transformation. Having established the world’s first M.S. program in conflict resolution in 1983, S-CAR is home to degree programs at the B.A./B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and Certificate levels and has an affiliate M.S. program in Malta. With four vibrant centers and multiple projects and programs, S-CAR faculty and students are engaged in significant research and practice worldwide; nationally; and locally, in the Washington, D.C., metro area. S-CAR is a Commonwealth Center for Excellence, recognized for its leadership in the field and its world-renowned faculty. For more information about the School, go to: http://scar.gmu.edu/.
The responsibilities for this position include: Teaching two courses per semester (including undergraduate instruction); Maintaining an active research and/or practice agenda; Participating in curricular development and other service activities; and Contributing to the School’s intellectual life.
The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution seeks highly qualified applicants whose work strengthens or complements the School’s current offerings. Candidates with expertise in any subfield will be considered. Several areas are of particular interest, including: engaged scholarship; organizational or multiparty conflict resolution; critical peacebuilding; and conflict and its resolution in relation to gender, environment, poverty/inequality or arts/media. The School is interested in candidates who engage directly with today’s real-world conflicts through intervention, advocacy, consultation, evaluation and other forms of practice. S-CAR invites applicants from a variety of academic disciplines or interdisciplinary backgrounds, and representing various methodological and regional areas of expertise, both domestic and international. Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree or plan to defend their dissertation by August 1, 2017. For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8299z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a CV, two writing samples (second writing sample may be uploaded into field marked “Other Doc” in the Additional Documents section), a cover letter that includes a statement of interest, and a list of the names and e-mails of three referees who have agreed to write letters of recommendation upon request.
For additional information, please contact James Moon, Search Administrative Coordinator at email@example.com or Dr. Susan F. Hirsch, Search Committee Chair. George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Removal date: 10/14/16
|Assistant Professor in the Politics of Public Policy, Department of Politics, UC Santa Cruz||The Politics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Politics of Public Policy. The Department seeks a scholar whose work focuses on the politics of public policy as it relates to issues of race, class, or gender; and/or the impact of policies on underrepresented, marginalized, and/or vulnerable groups. The area or areas of public policy are open, and we welcome applications from scholars whose work focuses on criminal justice, policing, incarceration, health, immigration, education, domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking. Studies that engage the domestic, comparative, or global level are welcome, as are empirical, historical, or critical theoretical approaches.
Further details at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00368
Removal date: October 31, 2016
|Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland||The Department invites applications for 1 tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2017.
The rank is restricted to Assistant Professor. The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland has a strong research orientation, with an award winning faculty and an internationally renowned doctoral program. To learn more about our department see www.ccjs.umd.edu.
Removal date: October 15, 2016
|Chair position in the Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Texas at San Antonio||The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair beginning in Fall 2017. The Department serves over 900 undergraduate majors pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and approximately 55 graduate students enrolled in the Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology program. The Department is comprised of 13 tenure-track/tenured faculty, three full-time lecturers, several adjunct instructors, and two administrative assistants.
The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Public Policy and is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and goal-setting in the research, teaching, and service activities of the Department. The successful candidate would identify and implement strategies commensurate with the stated University and Department goal of Tier One Research status. Candidates should have experience in budget and personnel management, an ability to work in a collaborative and inclusive manner with academic faculty, clear communication skills, and a passion for leadership.
Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely-related field with a distinguished record of research, teaching, and service enabling an appointment at the rank of Full Professor. Previous experience in an administrative or leadership position and involvement in external funding are preferred. Area of research specialization is open, but an interdisciplinary orientation would be valuable for developing collaborative relationships between the department, criminal justice agencies, and other disciplines, including the top-ranked cyber security department at UTSA. Related interest and skill in fostering Department research partnerships with the local community and state stakeholders, and at the national level to include interdisciplinary collaboration is preferred. The position is a ten-and-a-half-month appointment with a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and reduced teaching responsibilities. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval.
The Department of Criminal Justice (http://copp.utsa.edu/department/category/criminal-justice/) is housed within the College of Public Policy on UTSA’s Downtown campus, which is situated in the heart of San Antonio. UTSA is a Tier One aspirant research institution with nearly 29,000 students and part of the University of Texas system. It is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan area (www.utsa.edu), which is the 7th largest city in the US.
All questions regarding the position should be directed to:
Applicants should submit the following materials: (1) a letter outlining their research orientation and activities, administrative experience, and philosophy toward leadership; (2) a current curriculum vita; and (3) names and contact information of five references whom we may contact (search committee will contact candidates prior to contacting references).
All material must be submitted through: https://jobs.utsa.edu
For questions concerning the submission of materials, please contact:
CC: Martell Teasley, Ph.D.
Review of applications begins October 10, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, race/ethnic minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire.
|Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University||The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2017. The candidate should conduct research and be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of policing or criminological theory. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring.
Review of applications will begin October 5, 2016
For more information and to apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/35273.
|Tenure-track race and justice position at the rank of Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor at Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University||The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2017. The candidate should conduct research and be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of race and justice. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring.
Review of applications will begin October 5, 2016
For more information and to apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/35275.
|Tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the areas of criminology and criminal justice with a focus on gender and/or race at the Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville||The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville invites applications for one tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the areas of criminology and criminal justice with a focus on gender and/or race, beginning August 1, 2017. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department’s strength in social justice (http://web.utk.edu/~utsocdep/) and whose research in criminology resonates with our other departmental areas: political economy and globalization; environmental sociology; and a new area of concentration in critical race and ethnic studies. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching and will be expected to seek external funding as a condition of tenure. A PhD in Sociology, Criminology, or related areas is required at the time of appointment.
Review of applications will begin October 10 and continue until the position is filled. The Knoxville Campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of writing, a research statement and a teaching statement to https://apply.interfolio.com/37096. We also require three recommendation letters, also to be uploaded to https://apply.interfolio.com/37096. Direct all questions to Dr. Michelle Brown Search Committee Chair via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information on the department, please see (http://sociology.utk.edu).
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
|Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Gerontology at San Francisco State University||San Francisco State University, School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Gerontology beginning August 2017. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in health and human services field with specialization in gerontology required. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Position description available at http://pace.sfsu.edu/.
SF State serves a diverse student body with a mission to promote scholarship, diversity, instructional excellence and intellectual accomplishment. Faculty are expected to be effective teachers, demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, publications and/or creative activities, and engage in service to the campus and community. Application review begins October 17 and continues until filled. Send letter of interest, CV, a sample of scholarly papers, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information of three references to email@example.com. Letters of recommendation upon request at later date.
Removal date: December 1, 2016
|Full-time, one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Department of Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago||The Department of Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for a full-time, one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor (renewable for a total of three years), beginning January 16, 2017. The ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in criminology, criminal justice, sociology or a related discipline. (Well-qualified candidates will be considered if completion of PhD degree requirements is imminent). The successful candidate’s substantive area of research is open; preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate an ability to teach graduate quantitative methods and statistics. The Department is also interested in candidates whose approach to the issues addresses questions of class, race, and gender.
Candidates are expected to teach four courses a year, contribute to the research and teaching mission of the department, and advise graduate and undergraduate students.
For additional information about the department, go to http://clj.las.uic.edu/ For fullest consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2016. To apply please complete an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu. Please include in the application the names email addresses of three academic references. Please upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly agenda, and a writing sample. Inquiries can be sent to: Dr. Lisa Frohmann at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
|The Berlin Fellowship Prize Call for Applications 2017/2018||The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for its residential fellowships for the academic year 2017/2018. The deadline is Friday, September 30, 2016 (12 noon EST or 6 pm CET). Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Berlin office.
The Academy welcomes applications from emerging and established scholars, writers, and professionals who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Approximately 20 Berlin Prizes are conferred annually. Past recipients have included historians, economists, poets and novelists, journalists, legal scholars, anthropologists, musicologists, and public policy experts, among others.
Fellowships are typically awarded for an academic semester or, on occasion, for an entire academic year. Bosch Fellowships in Public Policy may be awarded for shorter stays of six to eight weeks. Benefits include round-trip airfare, partial board, a $5,000 monthly stipend, and accommodations at the Academy’s lakeside Hans Arnhold Center in the Berlin-Wannsee district.
Fellowships are restricted to candidates based permanently in the US. US citizenship is not required, and American expatriates are not eligible. Candidates in academic disciplines are expected to have completed a doctorate at the time of application. Applicants working in most other fields – such as journalism, law, filmmaking, or public policy – must have equivalent professional degrees. Writers must have published at least one book at the time of application. Candidates should explain how their projects will benefit from a residency in Berlin, but they do not need to be working on German topics.
Please note that the Inga Maren Otto Berlin Prize in Music Composition and the Guna S. Mundheim Berlin Prize in the Visual Arts are invitation-only competitions. We also do not accept applications in mathematics and the hard sciences.
Following a peer-reviewed evaluation process, an independent Selection Committee reviews finalist applications. The 2017/2018 Berlin Prizes will be announced in late February 2017.
For further information and to apply online, please see http://www.americanacademy.de/home/fellows/applications
|George Mason University
Term Assistant Professor – Criminology, Law and Society
|The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for a full-time, Term Assistant Professor position to start January 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Qualifications: This position requires a Ph.D., J.D., or master’s degree in a relevant field and a record of excellent teaching. The instructor will teach eight undergraduate courses per nine-month academic year (4 per semester). Although the department will consider any area of expertise within Criminology, Law and Society, we are particularly interested in individuals with a teaching focus related to social science research methods, comparative studies of law and justice around the world, and/or intelligence analysis. Annual compensation is low- to mid-$40,000s. The initial one-year contract includes benefits and is renewable. Summer teaching opportunities with additional pay may be available but are not guaranteed. The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is a multidisciplinary unit located on the Fairfax, Va., campus that offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. The graduate program balances theory, empirical research and policy applications. The undergraduate program has concentrations in law and society, criminal justice, and homeland security, and a minor in intelligence analysis.
More information on the department and the research activities of the faculty and various research centers is available at http://cls.gmu.edu/. For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F074Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter and CV. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to email@example.com with applicant name and position number F074Az in the subject line. Review of applications will begin after October 5, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the department chair, David Wilson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
|Tenure-track, Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice||The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2017. A Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology or a related social or behavioral science field is required. Applicants must have broad expertise in Race/Ethnicity, with a secondary area in Criminology or Social Justice. The Department is especially interested in applicants who provide an integration with other areas of emphasis, including race, criminology, social justice and criminal justice, while having an analytical sophistication and data driven focus that add strengths in these areas (http://www1.udel.edu/soc/).
The Department is a top-ranked program in Criminology and offers graduate (MA/PhD) and undergraduate degree programs in Sociology and Criminology. The department has affiliations with Black American Studies (BAMS) and the Center for the Study of Diversity, in addition to the Department of Women and Gender Studies, the Center for Drug and Health Studies (CDHS), the Disaster Research Center (DRC), and the Legal Studies Program. These affiliations offer opportunities for collaborative research, teaching and mentoring/professional development.
The University of Delaware (www.udel.edu) is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation, one of 19 sea-grant institutions, and one of only 13 space-grant institutions. UD is designated as a high research activity university (Carnegie rated) and with external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. With 23 academic departments, 27 interdisciplinary programs and centers, and more than 10,000 students, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college on campus (www.cas.udel.edu). Additionally, UD is located in Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Applicants must apply online (http://www.udel.edu/udjobs), uploading an application letter consisting of a teaching statement and a research statement, vita, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching accomplishments, and one writing example (e.g., recent publication or a paper in progress).
For inquiries, contact Professor Ronet Bachman, Chair, Sociology and Criminal Justice Search Committee; Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice; University of Delaware; Newark, DE 19716-2580, e-mail: email@example.com. The committee will begin reviewing applicants on Oct 15th 2016 but will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer that strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
|Assistant/Associate Professor, Social Studies of Data and Data Science at UC Davis||The Science and Technology Studies program at UC Davis is advertising a position in social studies of data and data science. The search is conducted at the level of tenure-track assistant professor or recently tenured associate professor. You may contact Prof. Joe Dumit at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Removal date: November 30, 2016
|Research Associate (RA) position at the University of Maryland, Institute for Governmental Service and Research||The University of Maryland’s Institute for Governmental Service and Research (IGSR) invites applications for a Research Associate (RA) position. As members of an interdisciplinary team, research associates are involved in the acquisition, conduct, analysis, reporting, and dissemination of research and technical assistance projects designed to inform policy and improve the lives of Maryland’s residents. Projects are funded by government and non-profit agencies in areas such as health policy, justice (including problem-solving courts and corrections), sustainability, community development, survey research, and strategic planning. Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in law, public policy or administration, behavioral or social science, or related disciplines. The successful applicant will be interested in developing and advancing a program of research related to the public service mission of IGSR.
For more information, please visit: http://www.igsr.umd.edu/about_IGSR/Position_Announcements/igsr_research_assoc_083016.pdf
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
|2017-2018 Fellowship, Center for Law and the Biosciences||The Center for Law and the Biosciences Fellowship is a residential fellowship that provides an opportunity to conduct research in the dynamic environment of Stanford Law School. We prefer two-year fellowships to help the fellow complete a significant body of independent scholarship, but we are willing to consider one-year terms. We expect fellows to dedicate most of their time to pursuing their proposed research projects, while dedicating about one-sixth of their time to organizing and implementing other Center activities, including our annual conference, our monthly speaker series, our biweekly journal club, and our other activities, as well as writing for our blog. Fellows are encouraged to become part of a lively law-school-wide community of individuals with an interest in legal academia by attending weekly faculty lunch seminars and participating in activities with the other fellows at Stanford Law School to learn more about their legal scholarship and academic life. For the 2017-2018 fellowship, we will provide fellows with work space, a competitive stipend, and a generous benefits package. Applicants should have a JD or other doctoral level degree (MD, PhD) in a relevant area. A law degree is a substantial advantage, but is not a requirement. (Note – we expect to hire a new fellow for 2017 but that is contingent on funding.)
A link to the full description and how to apply: https://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search?jobId=72455
|Tenure-track assistant professor at Temple University||The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor level. The position will begin in the fall semester of 2017. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related social science discipline are strongly preferred. Related social science disciplines include but are not limited to areas such as African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, and Sociology. Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to fall 2017. Review of applications is currently ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. Consideration will not be given to those holding only a J.D. degree.
The department has a strong commitment to high-quality, collaborative, interdisciplinary research, and currently supports 25 grants totaling in excess of $11m. Applicants must possess a demonstrated record of high quality scholarship and research productivity, and significant potential for extramural grants as well as a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Area of specialization is open. Candidates who can strengthen existing areas of department expertise will be given preference. Include a statement of interest and scholarly goals, teaching experience and philosophy, curriculum vitae, selected publications/writing samples, a preferred contact number and three letters of reference. Send materials electronically via e-mail to Ms. Tycina M. Leftwich (email@example.com). More information about the department can be found on the web at www.temple.edu/cj
Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from women and members of under‐represented groups. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.
Removal date: November 21, 2017
|Fellowships at SRCD||SRCD is seeking applicants for SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2017-2018. There are two types of fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch. Both types of fellowships provide researchers with exciting opportunities to come to Washington, D.C. and use their research skills in child development to inform public policy. Fellows work as resident scholars within congressional or federal agency offices.
Applicants must have a doctoral-level degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D.), must demonstrate exceptional competence in an area of child development research, and must be a member of SRCD. Both early-career and advanced professionals are encouraged to apply.
To apply to the fellowship, click here.
|Assistant Professor of American Politics—Public Law at California State University, Long Beach||Starting August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester). Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Political Science or in appropriate related discipline. Degree at time of application, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2017. Specialization in Public Law, Judicial Politics, Constitutional Law & Theory, or Law & Society. Teaching experience or evidence of strong potential for effective teaching. Demonstrated potential for successful research and publication. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
Applications and required documentation should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.com
Removal date: October 10, 2016
|Post doc position in Law and Technology at Griffith University||We have a new post for a post doc fellow in law and technology. You will work with a group that is researching in this area as well as work on your own research projects. The position is broadly defined as the job details state. For more information please contact Kieran Tranter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or John Flood (email@example.com).|
|Head, Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences||The Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice in the College of Liberal Arts and Science (LAS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications and nominations for the position of Head. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the department and a vision for its continued excellence in research, teaching, service and community engagement. Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is a leading urban public research university with 17,000 undergraduates, 8000 graduate students, and 3000 professional school students; UIC is federally designated as a Minority-Serving Institution. The Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scholars dedicated to working in a wide range of areas, including the study of processes and consequences of social control in diverse realms such as, schools, neighborhoods, policing, courts, and prisons; issues of social justice; and, the etiology, impact, and prevention of violence. Faculty have exceptional research opportunities as a result of the Department’s affiliation with the Center for Research in Law and Justice and the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence, as well as strong relationships with agencies throughout the city, state, and nation. The Department has 10 tenured and 3 visiting professors, and a diverse student body of approximately 600 undergraduate majors and minors, 15 M.A. students, and nearly 50 Ph.D. students (https://clj.uic.edu/).
The Head is the chief administrative officer of the department with responsibility for instructional programs and for administrative, budgetary, promotion, and recruitment matters. The successful candidate will have a PhD, a distinguished scholarship record commensurate with the rank of full professor, a strong teaching record, and appropriate academic administrative experience. A demonstrated ability to foster collaboration among a diverse group of scholars is desirable, as is a strong record of external funding and exemplary awards. The ideal Head will work effectively with key units within LAS, the UIC community, and the Chicago metropolitan area to enhance the mission of the Department, the College, and the University.
The desired appointment date is August 16, 2017. Salary is competitive based on qualifications. To apply complete an on-line application and upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of four references at https://jobs.uic.edu. Please click on the Job Board and then the position.
The job is posted at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=71196
For information about the application processes please contact Edward Drogos at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 312-355-0646. For information about the department please contact Lisa Frohmann at email@example.com or at 312-413-2477.
Applications and nominations should be received by December 5, 2016 to receive full consideration. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
|2017-2018 Fellowships - Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University||The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University invites outstanding faculty members of any discipline, independent scholars, lawyers, and judges to apply for visiting, residential appointments for the academic year 2017–2018. LAPA Fellows devote the major portion of their time to their own research and writing on law-related subjects of empirical, interpretive, doctrinal and/or normative significance. All applicants must have received a doctorate, juris doctor, or an equivalent professional degree at the time of submission of the fellowship application. Successful LAPA applicants should demonstrate substantial expertise in law-related matters. The program does not support, as a primary activity, off-site fieldwork or work in remote archives, development of course materials, work in legal practice, direct advocacy of causes or residence elsewhere. Fellowship applications must be submitted using the on-line application at http://lapa.princeton.edu.
The deadline for submission is 5:00 pm (EST) November 14, 2016.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. LAPA is cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the University Center for Human Values and Princeton University.