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Critical Immigration Studies

Criminology and Justice Studies

The Sociology Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position for its interdisciplinary major in Criminology and Justice Studies to begin in August 2014.

Minimum requirements for the position include:  Primary teaching and research interests in critical criminology and critical immigration studies in examinations of crime, immigration, law, justice and the criminal justice system especially with respect to race, class, gender, sexuality and or nationality. Candidates should have interests in developing innovative teaching strategies, supporting our internship in Criminology and Justice Studies via teaching and community involvement, actively mentoring students, and being a productive scholar. Candidates should be actively engaged in research. Ph.D. in Sociology or related interdisciplinary area (e.g., Criminology, Ethnic Studies, Justice Studies, Women's Studies) preferred or ABD with doctorate degree awarded by August 2014 as minimal requirement for consideration.

Preferred requirements for the position include:  We prefer candidates who offer evidence of teaching interests and expertise in the core courses and elective in Area One of our Criminology and Justice Studies major and have potential to develop curricular content on critical immigration concerns such as social control and criminalization of the border. Preferred candidates will demonstrate intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and or service.


Applications must include:

  • Letter of application, including detailed statements of teaching and research interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Samples of written work (up to two items)
  • Teaching portfolio (e.g. teaching philosophy, detailed description of teaching experience/ability, syllabi used or proposed, teaching evaluations, etc.)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Faculty Application

Submit application to:

A review of applications will begin on October 27, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Karen Glover, Search Chair, (760) 750-4170; email

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California State University San Marcos, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.