Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (515849)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Long Beach
  • Long Beach, California
  • Jun 21, 2022
Full Time Criminology and Forensics Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Position: Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin August 30, 2022. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).

College of Health and Human Services
School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Management

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, forensic science, or a related field; Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2023.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching at the undergraduate or graduate levels
  • Demonstrated potential to conduct research and produce publishable manuscripts
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise (demonstrated through previous research, teaching, and/or work experience) in one or more of the following areas of criminology and criminal justice: forensics, social justice, gender/gender identity, gangs, cybercrime, or policy
  • Documented experience of effective teaching at the undergraduate or graduate levels
  • Documented experience working successfully with a diverse student population
  • Record of scholarly publication commensurate with experience
  • A demonstrated commitment to and/or expertise in working in an environment that is committed to the teacher-scholar-mentor model of education
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body (demographics)

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in criminology, criminal justice, and/or forensic science. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Mentor students in research, including master's thesis supervision
  • Develop relationships with faculty in related disciplines and/or local justice agencies or community groups to create interdisciplinary academic/practitioner partnerships
  • Contribute to the growth of the School
  • Participate in curriculum and program development and keep content current
  • Engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to refereed publications
  • Participate in service to the school, college, university, profession, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

The School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Emergency Management is located in the College of Health and Human Services.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete CSULB online application

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Christine S. Scott-Hayward, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director
School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Management
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-5601



A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Long Beach, California 90815 United States View Map