University of Florida: Assistant Professor, Law, Society, and Justice

As part of a major Teacher/Scholar Hiring Initiative at the University of Florida, the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests at one or more of the intersections of Law, Society, and Justice to begin August 16, 2019.
This scholar would explore the social scientific theory about and research into law/legal processes (both formal and informal), social structures and/or social processes that help us understand human behavior, society, and justice. Such intersections may include, but are not limited to: law and culture, reproduction of inequalities through legal procedures and institutions, human rights, social movements, environmental justice, science-based practices in law and policy, law and social change, or law, politics, and governance. We welcome candidates who have a national or global research focus.
We seek applicants with superior promise who combine rigorous scholarship with excellence in teaching, and a commitment to securing external funding. The successful candidate will contribute to a broad range of graduate and undergraduate courses. Candidates should have their Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or related social science discipline, and have degree-in-hand at the time of hiring. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package. We strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the profession.

Qualifications
Candidates should have their Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or related social science discipline, and have degree-in-hand at the time of hiring.

Application Instructions
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/55682 and must include:
(1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching and research goals, (4) a statement on your commitment to diversity in teaching and service, and (5) a list of at least three references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by October 31, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

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