Assistant Professor- Criminal Justice (Immigration)
Category: Liberal Arts
Department: Criminal Justice (CJ)
Locations: El Paso, TX
Posted: Aug 26, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.: 21-02
Position ID: 135951
About The University of Texas at El Paso:
The University of Texas at El Paso is America's leading Hispanic-serving
university. Located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and
two countries converge along the Rio Grande, UTEP is a public research
university that transforms lives. Ninety-four percent of UTEP's nearly 25,000
students are minorities, and many are the first in their families to go to
college. At UTEP, students have access to 168 bachelor's, master's and
doctoral degree programs at the only open-access, top tier research university
in America. Located in the second-most educated city in Texas, UTEP is
recognized as one of the best research universities in the country for
connecting students with the community around them.
About the Department: The Department of CJ offers a B.A. in Criminal
Justice, an equivalent 100% online B.A., and an M.S. in Criminology and
Criminal Justice. The CJ Department has developed agency relationships to
provide CJ faculty with access to agency-based research opportunities. The
Department of CJ also has faculty who teach in Intelligence/Security Studies
(B.A., M.S.) and Master of Defense and Strategic Studies.
The Department of Criminal Justice (CJ) is seeking to fill o ne full-time
tenure-track position beginning Fall 2022 at the Assistant Professor
level. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing scholarly research,
seeking extramural funding, teaching face-to-face and online courses, and
service to the department, university, and profession.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology or closely
related field from an accredited university. ABD applicants will be considered
if doctorate will be in hand by Fall 2022. Active research agenda and
published scholarly journal articles are required. Applicants with only a
J.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. will not be considered.
Preferred Areas: Preference will be given to candidates who have
demonstrated teaching and/or research areas in at least one of these areas:
Immigration and Crime; Race/Ethnicity and Criminal Justice ; or
Comparative Criminology/Transnational Crime/Criminal Organizations. The
preferred candidate would also be willing to teach/develop criminal justice
classes that could be cross-listed with the Chicano Studies program.
Hiring decisions are based on budget approval
In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at
El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working
environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures
the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who
share our commitment.
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran
status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision
of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the
basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free
from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of
1972. Inquiries-including the filing of a Formal Complaint or reporting an
incident-about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX
Coordinator, who can be reached by phone at (915) 747-8358, by email at
email@example.com, or by mail at 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, TX, Kelly
Hall, Room 312.
For accommodation information for employees and applicants with disabilities,
please contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin September 24th, 2021 and will continue until
the position is filled. Applicants must electronically submit: (1) letter of
interest that includes teaching areas and research expertise, (2) curriculum
vita, (3) one scholarly publication or dissertation manuscript, (4) a
statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion and (5) names
and full contact information of three references that we may contact.
If you have questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee
Chair, Dr. Egbert Zavala, at email@example.com.