Positions available

Thank you for your interest in our department.  From time to time we have both academic and support staff job vacancies available which suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply for. Current vacancies are listed below.


PSU Job # 61465

Research Assistant in Criminal Justice Research

The Justice Center for Research of the Pennsylvania State University (www.justicecenter.psu.edu) is seeking a candidate for a research assistant position in the area of criminal justice research. This position will offer the opportunity for involvement in innovative research projects being conducted by The Justice Center for Research and its affiliate faculty. Tasks will include assisting with grant preparation, project management, writing for grants and for publications, data collection, and questionnaire/survey design. A master’s degree is preferred, but applicants with a bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience will also be considered. Applicants should have relevant experience, a capacity to work with others, and interest in criminological research. This is a fixed-term position funded for one year, with the possibility of renewal. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and a recent writing sample at https://psu.jobs/job/61465. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


PSU#64949

The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Sociology and Criminology
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Criminology

The Criminology Program in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applications for an open rank, tenure-line position to begin August, 2017. The area of research specialization within criminology is open. Candidates should have a strong publication record, a strong commitment to securing external funding, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring students. Junior candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Information regarding the department can be found at: http://www.la.sociology.psu.edu.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, the names of three references, and other supporting materials electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/64949 Review of applications will begin September 15, 2016, and continue until an appropriate candidate is found.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to  http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 


PSU#64950

The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Sociology and Criminology
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applications for a tenure-line position in the sociology department to begin August, 2017. The rank and area of specialty are open. Candidates should have a strong publication record and a commitment to securing external funding and teaching and mentoring students. Junior candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Information regarding the department can be found at: http://www.la.sociology.psu.edu

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, the names of three references, and other supporting materials electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/64950 Review of applications will begin September 15, 2016, and continue until an appropriate candidate is found.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to  http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 


Other Positions

Please visit the link below for further information and current University-wide vacancies.

https://psu.jobs/