Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice
The University of Texas at Arlington

Tenure-Track Position in Criminology/Criminal Justice

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Job Summary

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CRCJ) at The University of Texas at Arlington (UT-Arlington) seeks to fill one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will commence in August, 2017.

About University of Texas at Arlington

UT-Arlington is a Carnegie I doctoral extensive university located in the heart of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex with a population of five million. UT-Arlington is the second largest in the UT System with enrollment of about 40,000 students. UT-Arlington has received a number of prestigious rankings and recognition. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity. The Princeton Review has featured The University of Texas at Arlington in the "Best of the West" section of its "2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region." In addition, the Metroplex area offers access to a wide array of federal, state, and local agencies. With over 700 majors, the CRCJ Department is one of the fastest-growing units on campus. The Department offers a BA and two MA degrees in criminology and criminal justice, one of which is a cohort program, and an online bachelor's degree completion program. Additional information about the department can be found online at:


An earned Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Chemistry, or Biology is required. ABDs will be considered, particularly those in the final completion stages of the dissertation. Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research, teaching, and service, as well as potential for, or record of, funded research activity. Applicants should be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in criminology and criminal justice. The standard teaching load is five courses per academic year (typically, 3/2), although this load may be modified by the Chair pursuant to grant funding or significant service assignments. The area of specialization should be Forensic Science, Crime Scene Technology, or Biosocial Criminology. Applicants should have experience in lab-based courses, with the potential to teach courses offered via our minor in Forensic Science/Crime Scene Technology.

To Apply

To apply for this position go to Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three refereed publications, and three reference letters.

Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Please address questions to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Seokjin Jeong ( or to Department Chair Dr. Kent Ryan Kerley (

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. The use of tobacco products is prohibited on UTA properties. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.