The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University South Bend is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure track position beginning August 1 2020. Rank will be based on qualifications and experience. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice/Criminology (or a related field) is required by the time of appointment. The standard course load is 3/3, and successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality instruction, maintain an active research agenda, and be willing to engage in service activities, including academic advising. The position requires the ability to teach at least two of the following courses: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Quantitative Methods, Research Methods. Specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: criminalistics/forensic science, race and crime, terrorism, or corrections.
The Department of Criminal Justice is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which houses 15 departments, 5 graduate programs, and three centers: The Center for a Sustainable Future, the Civil Rights Heritage Center and the American Democracy Project. Its faculty of 130 teacher-scholars is defined by a spirit of collegiality and collaboration. The Criminal Justice department serves over 150 criminal justice majors and 40 minors, who pursue a variety of career paths, as well as post-graduate study. Through innovative courses, our new criminalistics lab, and extracurricular opportunities like our active student club, we offer a transformative learning experience that prepares our students for both professional success and active citizenship.
South Bend, Indiana is an affordable and walkable city of more than 100,000 residents. Located on the St. Joseph River and just a short drive from Lake Michigan, South Bend is rich in recreational activities. Its residents also enjoy the many cultural events offered through South Bend's five universities and its vibrant arts community.
Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Indiana University South Bend is committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. IU South Bend's 2014–2020 strategic plan includes a commitment to advance diversity and open-mindedness and to create a civil, welcoming, and caring culture for all. Of over approximately 5,214 students, 25% self-identify as minorities.
If you have a disability and need assistance with an application, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs by contacting Academic Affairs at: 574-520-4183.
PhD in Criminal Justice or Criminology preferred; PhD in related disciplines (e.g. Sociology) considered. J.D. alone is not sufficient.
PhD in hand by August 1, 2020.
Ability to teach two of the following courses: introduction to criminal justice, quantitative methods, research methods.
An active research agenda.
A commitment to quality undergraduate instruction.
Preference will be given to candidates who can teach one or more of the following: criminalistics/forensic science, race and crime, terrorism, or corrections.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching online and are willing to teach an occasional online course.
Department Contact for Questions:
Dr. Lee Kahan at email@example.com
OAA #: SB-2019013
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8162
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.