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John Jay College-Assistant Professor – Criminal Justice

John Jay College invites applications for an assistant professor position, beginning in the fall of 2024, to join the department of criminal justice and to support a new concentration in the science and practice of public safety. The position will be a central part of designing, launching and teaching a new research and teaching focus in evidence-based public safety, with initial offerings at the master’s level.  Candidates will have a background in applied public safety theory and practice (problem-oriented policing, situational crime prevention, routine activities theory, focused deterrence, violence prevention, and similar); a strong interest in and ideally operational experience working with policy-makers and practitioners; experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods; and strong teaching skills. Particular experience with field interventions in focused deterrence, community violence intervention, or similar violence prevention or public safety operations is preferred. The position will also involve a close working relationship with the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College, and its extensive national and international portfolio of interventions in gun violence, intimate partner violence, drug markets, and other high-level public safety issues.


Deadline:  November 10, 2023

Questions? Contact: Evan Mandery (

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