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Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor

Position Deleted on 5/21/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Criminal Justice
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Criminal Justice. (Search number 13158)

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This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position, to begin Fall 2013.

Preference for this position will be given to applicants with expertise in geographic information systems (GIS), advanced spatial statistics, and modeling of urban crime dynamics, as well as a record of pursuing grant funding.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing and maintaining an active program of scholarly research, and participating in appropriate levels of service within the Department, College, University, and profession.

The qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in the social or behavioral sciences from a regionally accredited college or university (J.D. degree alone is not sufficient). ABDs near completion will also be considered. A record of teaching experience and some evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly publications is preferred.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest indicating which position you are applying for, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin February 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Tamara Madensen, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
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