Job Opportunity: The University of Alabama

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for one full-time instructor position to begin January 2022. Responsibilities include teaching and some expectation of departmental service associated with instruction and/or advising. Specific teaching assignments will depend on the expertise of the candidate hired, but experience teaching courses in both criminal justice and sociology is preferred. This position carries a three-year renewable contract. Candidates with a Master’s degree or J.D. will be considered, but a Ph.D. in a social science discipline related to the study of crime and justice is preferred.

The Department of Criminal Justice has a growing faculty and strong Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the state’s flagship institution with an enrollment of approximately 38,000 students. We are located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. For information about working at The University of Alabama please see

To apply, candidates should go to to complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) student evaluations of instruction, (4) course syllabi, and (5) any other evidence of teaching effectiveness you would like to include. In addition, two letters of reference should be sent directly to Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0320 or via email to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The University of Alabama is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.