Full Professor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 21, 2019
Full Time
Department of Criminology, Law and Society George Mason University

Full Professor

George Mason University's Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for the tenured position of Professor to start August 2020. George Mason University is a doctoral research university designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as an institution of "highest research activity" (R1). Mason has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. George Mason University is the largest public research university in the state of Virginia and has one of the nation's most diverse student populations in the United States. We strongly value being an equal opportunity employer.

About the Department of Criminology, Law and Society

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is a top-ranked, multidisciplinary unit that offers degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels (ranked 11th in U.S. News and World Report for Criminology doctoral programs). Our graduate program balances theory, empirical research, and policy applications. Our undergraduate program has concentrations in law and society, criminal justice, and homeland security. More information on the department and the research activities of the faculty and various research centers is available at http://cls.gmu.edu/.

Responsibilities and Required Qualifications:

The Department is seeking candidates with significant accomplishments in research, teaching, and service who currently have a dynamic research agenda in any area(s) of criminology, criminal justice, law and society, or related areas. Full professors will be expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor and supervise graduate students, and provide service to the department, college, and university. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related discipline and be tenurable at the rank of full professor at Mason.

Review of applications will begin October 31, 2019, but will continue until the position is filled. Applications can be submitted at https://jobs.gmu.edu for position number F8680z Applications must include a cover letter, CV, and no more than three representative research articles. Applicants invited for interviews will be asked for letters of recommendation. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the department chair (James Willis, jwillis4@gmu.edu) or the chair of the search committee (Cynthia Lum, clum@gmu.edu).

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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