Assistant or Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Job Code 741WPU

Posting Date: July 12, 2017

Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Sociology to start Fall 2018.

The department houses undergraduate majors in both Sociology and Criminology and Criminal Justice as well as a master’s program in Applied Sociology.  The position will primarily serve the Criminology and Criminal Justice program.  All areas of specialization in criminology and criminal justice will be considered depending on department needs, with strong preference for research and teaching experience in areas of white-collar crime or law enforcement.  Program and/or internship supervision experience preferred.

Position will require teaching, developing, and assessing a range of courses in the major and the ability to teach Research Methods and/or Data Analysis. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, to pursuing an active research agenda, and to being engaged in service to the program, the department, and the campus community.

A Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice is strongly preferred. Advanced ABD candidates who meet all other criteria may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. A J.D. is not an appropriate terminal degree for this position.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Ms. Debra Wilson-Brown, Department of Sociology at or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470. Please reference the Job Code in both the subject of email and letter of application. For electronic submissions, when possible, please submit application materials in PDF format and name files as Lastname, Firstname CV; Lastname Firstname Cover, etc.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.