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Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Criminal Justice/Sociology - 517189

Job Description

Pay Grade/Pay Range:  Non Classified - Grade NA

Department/Organization: 204651 - Criminal Justice/Sociology

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree. 

Additional Department Summary: The Post-Doctoral Scholar will have five primary responsibilities: 1) Conducts and analyzes interviews and notes derived from ethnographic participant observation with prosecutors. 2) Collects and analyzes trial transcripts and investigative records for all gun violence cases. 3) Co-authors journal articles and policy briefs. 4) Co-presents results at public and professional venues. 5) Compiles a publicly available database of de-identified case file statistics on all cases involving gun violence.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in criminal justice, sociology, or a closely related field.

Postdoctoral candidates will need to have completed their Ph.D. or have it completed by the start of employment.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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