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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

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Applicants must submit to the department the following materials: a cover letter which addresses the qualifications as listed above, a curriculum vita (CV), university transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, the names of three references with their contact information, a statement of his/her teaching philosophy, and summary evidence of effective teaching. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4665.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Kokomo Criminal Justice and Homeland Security
Position Summary

The Department of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security (CJHS) at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a full time, 10 month, tenure-track, assistant professor position beginning August 1, 2018. The CJHS program at IU Kokomo has 120 majors and offers a B.S. in Criminal Justice as well as a certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. More information about the department and its programs can be found at www.iuk.edu/criminaljustice.

We are looking for candidates who can teach introductory and upper level courses in criminal justice. Specialty areas are open. We prefer candidates who have experience teaching at the college level, a strong interest in student mentoring, and experience teaching online.

The Department of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security (located within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences) is part of one of the fastest growing campuses of the Indiana University system. One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of approximately 55,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14 county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 faculty and staff. Associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at http://www.iuk.edu.

Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.

Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmation action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

Desired candidates will have an earned doctorate in criminal justice; however, candidates with a Ph.D. in a closely related social science field with a strong specialty in criminal justice or criminology are also encouraged to apply. ABDs who will earn a doctorate within two years of initial appointment will be considered. ABDs will have until November of the second year to earn the doctorate. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Candidates are expected to be effective teachers as well as active researchers. Appropriate university, professional, and community service is also required including committee work, assessment of the major, and engagement in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment. Evidence of effective teaching, publications, and record of service will be required for tenure and promotion.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Beau Shine (shineb@iuk.edu), CJHS Search Chair, P.O. Box 9003, 2300 S. Washington St., Kokomo, IN 46904-9003.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Applicants must submit to the department the following materials: a cover letter which addresses the qualifications as listed above, a curriculum vita (CV), university transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, the names of three references with their contact information, a statement of his/her teaching philosophy, and summary evidence of effective teaching.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4665.

For Best Consideration Date 11/05/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # KO1917

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Evidence of Teaching Ability
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other
  6. List Of References
Optional Documents