Assistant Professor: Criminology, Deviance, and Social Control

The Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor.  The Department is seeking to hire a criminologist (including, but not limited to, those studying the causes and consequences of crime, issues pertaining to social control, deviance, and the sociology of law). Special interest will be given to candidates who can also complement the department’s other areas of expertise, including population and health, race and ethnicity, gender, culture, power and inequality, and environmental sociology. The applicant will be expected to teach in the graduate and undergraduate programs. The appointment will begin August 2015 and applicants must have a PhD in socioogy, criminal justice, or a comparable field by the time of the appointment.

Applicants should submit a C.V., a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, one sample research paper, and three letters of recommendation to the following: (posting # F01628). Application review will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Please contact Tim Wadsworth (chair of the search committee) at for any additional information.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.  Alternative formats of this advertisement can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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