Institutional Corrections Postdoctoral Scholar

Job #JPF08691

Criminology, Law and Society / School of Social Ecology / UC Irvine

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POSITION OVERVIEW Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000- $69,362. See Table [] for the salary range for this position. 

APPLICATION WINDOW Open date:October 16, 2023 Next review date: Friday, Nov 17, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Thursday, Nov 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION Dr. Nancy Rodriguez, in the Department of Criminology, Law & Society at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholar position. The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers and correctional experts on several grant-funded research projects related to institutional corrections. This position offers an opportunity to explore various institutional efforts aimed towards reducing the collateral consequences of incarceration, the impacts of programming within corrections, and their implications for policy and practice. These projects are geared towards promoting safety, improving family engagement opportunities that support the well-being of incarcerated persons, and reducing inequality created or exacerbated by institutional policies. We are seeking a highly-motivated individual with data collection, data management, and analytic experience working with cross-sectional and longitudinal data. Travel to state prison systems to support the research process (e.g., conduct interviews, meet with correctional leaders, and key stakeholders) will be a part of the postdoctoral scholar’s duties. Experience working with administrative data and conducting research with justice-involved individuals in correctional settings is preferred. Department:

QUALIFICATIONS Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

  • Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the fields of criminology, psychology, or a related field.
  • Strong skills in data management and quantitative data analysis. 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Document requirements Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Statement of Research Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement. Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement. (Optional) Institutional Corrections Postdoctoral Scholar (JPF08691) Generated Oct 25, 2023 at 2:19pm Page 1 Misc / Additional (Optional) Reference requirements 3 required (contact information only) Apply link:

CAMPUS INFORMATION The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.