The criminology department in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Lynchburg is accepting applications for a tenure-track, full-time appointment at the rank of assistant/associate professor to begin August 2022. Applicants should have completed a doctoral program in criminology or criminal justice and demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with practical experience in the field and a desire to teach research methods, juvenile delinquency, and statistics.
The University of Lynchburg is located in the Central Virginia region at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the bank of the James River. Our criminology department has been recognized as No. 1 in Virginia in the 2021 Plexuss Global Rankings.
The University of Lynchburg offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package and a promotion/tenure system. Salary is commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.
How to Apply
Submit a letter of application, a current CV, graduate transcripts, a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement outlining how you approach diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work, and telephone and email contact information for three references. All information and material must be submitted electronically by Nov. 10, 2021, to:
The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.
The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.