Assistant Professor Position Open in the Department

August 17, 2016

Position Description: The Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania (http://www.crim.upenn.edu) invites applications for a faculty position, effective July 1, 2017.  We anticipate making an appointment of a quantitative criminologist at the assistant professor level.  The substantive field is open. As an interdisciplinary department in the School of Arts and Sciences, the criminology program addresses crime and justice through quantitative research methods. We seek candidates with outstanding research records, advanced training in statistics, econometrics, and/or computer science, as well as criminology, an interdisciplinary research perspective, and a serious commitment to teaching.

Apply at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/923.  Include a Curriculum Vitae, and a brief statement on research and teaching interests. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. While review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by October 1, 2017. For additional information, contact Richard Berk (Chair, Department of Criminology):gocaro@sas.upenn.edu.

The Department of Criminology is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.