Cal Poly SLO: Full-time Lecturer in Criminology/Criminal Justice

SOCIOLOGY – The sociology program in the Department of Social Sciences at Cal Poly invites candidates to apply for a full-time lecturer position in criminology/criminal justice at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, to begin September 7, 2017. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate classes in crime and violence, juvenile delinquency, criminal justice, and quantitative methods. Background in and ability to each other general areas of sociology is a plus, but not required. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of an extension to a second year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A Master’s in Sociology, Criminology or closely related field and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level is required; ABD or PhD preferred.

To apply, please visit, complete online faculty application and submit to Requisition #104486. Please attach the following required materials to your online faculty application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned, teaching philosophy, other materials to demonstrate teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, syllabi, etc.) and a list of courses previously taught and prepared to teach. Applicants must also be prepared to provide the names and email addresses for a minimum of three professional references when completing the online application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. Official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment. For full consideration, all applicant materials must be received by the Review Begin Date. REVIEW BEGIN DATE: June 12, 2017. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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