Assistant/Associate Professor

The School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track), with the appointment starting August 15, 2020, although the start date is negotiable.  The School offers specializations in the areas of crime prevention, policing, corrections, criminal justice, and criminology. 

Essential Function: An Assistant or 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.

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

Ideal Qualifications: Areas of specialization are open but preference will be given to applicants with teaching and research interests in crime prevention and criminology.  Applicants must have a strong record of scholarship or provide evidence of the potential to develop a strong research program. 

Other Information:

  • The University of Cincinnati is a Research I Institution that grants doctorates in 98 areas. The School of Criminal Justice grants the BS, MS, and PhD degrees. The School also houses the Criminal Justice Research Center and the Institutes for Crime Science and Corrections.
  • Further information about the University and the School is available at The City of Cincinnati offers a range of multi-cultural activities and amenities in addition to attractive and affordable housing.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position is contingent on available funding.
  • Interested persons must apply online at  All required documents must be attached to your online application (Resume/CV, Cover Letter and List of References).  

Questions regarding the search may be directed to:

Michael L. Benson, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
School of Criminal Justice
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 210389
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0389



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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

Apply at; requisition ID 38884.