Department: IU Southeast School of Social Sciences
Indiana University Southeast (IUS) Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2020. The Criminology and Criminal Justice Program is seeking someone strongly aligned with our program's mission and goals emphasizing critical criminology and social justice. The area of specialization for this position is law enforcement and candidates must be able to teach introduction to policing, police-community relations, criminal justice ethics, and criminal justice management. Candidate should also be capable of teaching departmental core classes on a rotation. Core classes include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Theories of Crime and Deviance, Research Methods, and our capstone Senior Seminar.
Responsibilities: Tenure-track faculty who maintain an active research agenda teach a 3/3 course load. Faculty are expected to engage in service-related activities at the departmental, school, college, professional, and community levels; and actively engage in scholarly or creative activities.
Salary and Benefits: Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Indiana University provides a comprehensive benefits program for full-time appointed employees. Coverage for core benefit plans, such as Basic Life Insurance and retirement, is entirely paid by the University. Indiana University also contributes a substantial amount to elective health care plan enrollment. For more information visit https://www.ius.edu/human-resources/benefits/
IUS also offers internal research and teaching grants to help faculty maintain active research agendas and improve their teaching abilities. For more information on these grants please visit https://www.ius.edu/academic-affairs/research/internal-grant-information.php
Application: Please submit a (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a diversity statement, and (5) three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled.
IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment and actively supports students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the University's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely related field. Applicants who are ABD and close to completion of their degree will be considered. Candidates with only a J.D. will not be considered. Preference will be given to individuals with teaching experience. Our program offers both traditional face-to-face and on-line classes; candidate must demonstrate the ability, and possess the Higher Learning Commission qualifications, to teach on-line.
Department Contact for Questions:
for any questions please contact Jennifer Ortiz, Chair of Search Committee
OAA #: SE-19-29
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8018
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