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Full-time Lecturer in Criminology

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Middle West, PA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Corporate
Full-time Lecturer in Criminology

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Jan 25, 2024
Description:

The Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Criminology for the academic year 2024-25. The appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual renewal for at most two additional years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Employee benefits are provided. Applicants for the position should hold a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field and be prepared to offer instruction in foundational subjects in criminology.

Duties include teaching introductory criminological theory, introductory criminal justice, and two additional courses likely to be undergraduate electives that align with the lecturer's area of expertise and department needs (four classes per academic year). In addition, the position requires holding regular office hours, supervising teaching assistants assigned to the class, attending appropriate departmental meetings, and working with the Criminology faculty on curriculum development.

We seek candidates who share our strong commitment to research, teaching and mentoring, and to a scholarly community shaped by values of inclusive excellence. The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community of students, scholars, researchers, and staff that reflects the diversity of our world. We nurture working and learning environments that are affirming, equitable, and inclusive. As a community, we are committed to thoughtful discussions and dynamic interactions as we strive for an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Please see our School's Inclusion and Antiracism Initiatives to learn more about our active priorities: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/2020-inclusion-and-anti-racism-initiatives. Candidates should apply online at: https://apply.interfolio.com/138795.

Please submit: a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, any prior teaching evaluations including written comments, and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The approved salary for this position is $68K/year.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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