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Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Position Overview: Merrimack College’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2018. The Department of Criminology at Merrimack College is a small, collegial department with a focus on crime and inequality. We offer a BA and an MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

The successful candidate will teach required courses in Research Methodology and Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Areas of specialization are open, but we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research interests include domestic violence/intimate partner abuse, crime mapping, criminal justice policy; white collar crime; and terrorism and global crime. Required background includes a Ph.D. at time of appointment, teaching experience, and evidence of scholarly activity. Commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, collaboration, and supporting students in a growing criminology and criminal justice program is essential.

Merrimack College is a selective, independent four-year Catholic college offering programs in the liberal arts, education and social policy, business, and science and engineering within a residential setting. Merrimack’s distinguished faculty members teach a talented student body in a learning environment vigorously committed to the values and benefits of the liberal arts. Merrimack College enrolls approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students and is located 20 miles north of Boston. An increasingly diverse population is served by Merrimack College. In keeping with our core value to build a community of teacher-scholars who welcome and respect a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, and perspectives, we are actively seeking to recruit and retain faculty whose teaching, research, and/or service has prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. As such, we encourage candidates to describe in their application how their teaching, research, and service contribute to diverse communities

To Apply:  The application deadline is November 30, 2017. Please submit a letter of intent, current CV and three references through Academic Jobs Online. Additional application materials (such as reference letters, statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, student evaluations, sample of scholarly work) may be requested later. Only electronic applications will be accepted. This position is pending budgetary approval.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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