Job No: 511771
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Sciences
Employee Classification: Asst Professor
Division Name: Academic Affairs
College/Unit: College of Applied Science and Technology
Department: Criminal Justice Sciences
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position with an August 16, 2022, starting date. We are seeking qualified candidates in the area of cybercrime/cybersecurity.
The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include scholarly research/publishing, effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester.
Salary, Rank and Tenure: The position is a nine-month, tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. The salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
Illinois State University and the College of Applied Science and Technology: Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. Illinois State University (http://www.illinoisstate.edu) is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. Interested applications can also visit the University’s points of pride (https://illinoisstate.edu/points-of-pride/). In ISU’s most recent strategic plan, Educate ∙ Connect ∙ Elevate, we have committed our resources to realizing seven core values: Learning and Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion, Respect, Collaboration, Individualized Attention, Civic Engagement, and Integrity. By acting on these values, we create a learning environment that is the first-choice public university in Illinois for high-achieving, motivated students seeking an individualized educational experience combined with the resources of a large university. For the fourth year in a row, Illinois State University was named one of the “Great Colleges to Work For,” according to a survey released by The Chronicle of Higher Education. ISU, the only four-year public university in Illinois to be included on this list, earned the honor in the following categories: collaborative governance; compensation and benefits; confidence in senior leadership; facilities, workspace and security; job satisfaction; professional/career development programs; respect and appreciation; supervisor/department chair relationship; teaching environment, tenure clarity and process; and work/life balance.
The College of Applied Science and Technology (http://www.cast.ilstu.edu) is home to a variety of disciplines, including the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Department of Health Sciences, the School of Information Technology, the School of Kinesiology and Recreation, the Department of Military Science, and the Department of Technology.
Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 132,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Forbes magazine, in a review of the best places for business, ranked Bloomington-Normal the 15th best place for business out of 168 small metros listed. Bloomington was also recently placed on CNNMoney's list of the 100 Best Places to Live. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, traffic and commute. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at www.bloomingtonnormalcvb.org for more information.
1. Academic doctoral degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology or a related field
A.B.D. candidates will also be considered with an expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 15, 2023.
Please Note: A J.D. is not the appropriate terminal degree for this faculty position.
2. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Letter of application, Teaching philosophy, Research agenda, Curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of 3 references.
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an online faculty application to posting number 511771. To do this, visit (https://jobs.illinoisstate.edu/) where applicants 511must submit a complete application packet by uploading the requisite documents, which include: 1) letter of application; 2) teaching philosophy; 3) research agenda; 4) curriculum vitae; and 5) the names and contact details of 3 references. Applications will be considered incomplete until all required items are uploaded. If any applicant has questions about the position, please contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Jeffrey A. Walsh (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Search Committee Chair
Dr. Jeffrey A. Walsh
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
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