School of Criminal Justice and Institute for Analytics Innovation
University of Cincinnati
The School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The School offers specializations in the areas of crime prevention, policing, corrections, criminal justice, and criminology. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with faculty within the School, as well as an interdisciplinary team of researchers, to leverage collective analytic and substantive strengths in obtaining research funding and advancing student training at the University of Cincinnati. The selected candidate will be expected to develop a strong individual research program in data analytics and quantitative methodology and contribute to the School's Center for Criminal Justice Research and the newly created Institute for Analytics Innovation. In particular, we seek candidates to work on emerging applications of big data from different sources to problems in life-course criminology and biosocial criminology. The candidate will be expected to teach Criminal Justice Statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must provide evidence of the potential to develop a strong research program as evidenced by a minimum of three peer reviewed journal articles reflecting analysis of human behavior based on big data. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the field of criminal justice or a related field prior to the effective date of appointment.
The University of Cincinnati is a Research Institution that grants doctorates in 98 areas. The School of Criminal Justice grants the BS, MS, and PhD degrees. The School also houses the Criminal Justice Research Center and the Institutes for Crime Science and Corrections. The Institute for Analytics Innovation is funded by the University of Cincinnati's Interdisciplinary Cluster Hiring Initiative to draw upon methodological strengths within the University to advance its research and educational missions and is a collaborative effort with the Colleges of Business, Medicine, and Engineering and Applied Science.
Further information about the University and the School is available at http://www.cech.uc.edu/criminaljustice/. The city of Cincinnati offers a range of multi-cultural activities and amenities in addition to attractive and affordable housing.
Interested persons must apply online at jobs.uc.edu, position 28762. All required documents must be attached to the online application. Please direct all questions to:
Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.
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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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