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Advanced Assistant / Associate Professor, School of Criminal Justice

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


About the School of Criminal Justice

The School of Criminal Justice grants the BS, MS, and PhD degrees. The School also houses the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute, the Center for Police Research and Policy, the Institute for Crime Science, and the Criminal Justice Research Center. The School offers specializations in crime prevention, policing, corrections, criminal justice, and criminology. UC is a Research I Institution that grants doctorates in 98 areas. Further information about the University and the School is available at http://www.cech.uc.edu/criminaljustice/. The city of Cincinnati offers a range of multi-cultural activities and amenities in addition to attractive and affordable housing.

Job Overview

The School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati is seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position, with the appointment starting August 15, 2022, although the start date is negotiable. An Assistant / Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach, conduct research, scholarly and other professional or creative activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities.

Essential Functions

An Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach, conduct research, and perform other professional or creative activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities.

Required Education

Must have obtained a Doctorate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited college or university of recognized standing in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a related discipline in the social or behavioral sciences by the time of appointment.

Required Experience

Area of specialization is open. Applicants must have a strong record of scholarship or provide evidence of the potential to develop a strong research program. Applicants with a record of external funding success are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Interested persons must apply online. Please include a CV, a cover letter that includes a statement on research and teaching, and contact information for three references. All required documents must be attached to your online application. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.


Questions regarding the search may be directed to:


Josh Cochran, Ph.D.


Search Committee Chair

School of Criminal Justice


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The position is contingent on available funding.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 73064


Advanced Assistant / Associate Professor, School of Criminal Justice

Date:  Nov 6, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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