The Department of Criminology, Law and Justice at UIC invites applicants for 2 Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor positions, beginning January 1, 2022
The Department of Criminology, Law and Justice in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the
University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for 2 Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
positions, beginning January 1, 2022, subject to budgetary approval. One position is for a scholar
who can teach quantitative research methods courses for graduate and undergraduate students. The
specific subject area of research is open. The second position is for a scholar who can teach
general criminology courses with a focus on youth (the criminalization of young people, youth
institutions as carceral spaces, youth activism and resistance and the prevention/intervention on
behalf of vulnerable young people). Applicants whose work includes a focus on Chicago and/or have
a comparative emphasis will be particularly attractive. Both positions will build on the strength
of the existing faculty and contribute to the interdisciplinary emphasis of the growing department.
Applicants are expected to teach four courses a year (2 each semester) and support students as
informal advisors and internship supervisors. The Visiting Clinical Assistant Professors will
participate in faculty meetings and other academic activities sponsored by the department and
provide service to the university.
A PhD or equivalent terminal degree such as a JD) is required. The discipline can be in
Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Education or related interdisciplinary
discipline. Undergraduate and graduate teaching experience with first generation students and
students from diverse background preferred.
For fullest consideration, material should be received by October 20, 2021. Applicants should go
to https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the position) to complete an
on-line application, upload a letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, and provide the names,
phone numbers and email addresses of three references within the application. Questions about the
position can be directed to Dr. Beth E. Richie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Criminology, Law and Justice Department is a dynamic unit comprised of interdisciplinary
scholars who are committed to engaged research on many dimensions of crime and justice including
issues of race, class, disability, gender and
sexuality. Faculty work in a wide range of areas, including the study of processes and
consequences of social control in diverse settings such as schools, neighborhoods, policing,
courts, and prisons; issues of social justice and abolition; and the etiology, impact, and
prevention of violence. The department is interested in strengthening qualitative and quantitative
research capacity in the areas of immigration, community and gun crimes. The Department is one of
the largest and most diverse units in the college. For more information, go to http://clj.uic.edu.
UIC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veter ns
and individuals with disabilities and people along a spectrum of gender identity and
sexual orientation are encouraged to apply. UIC will conduct background checks on all job
candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and these are performed incompliance with the Fair
Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented
finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquires to current and former
employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information,
and to apply, please visit the job listing here