Illinois State University in Illinois

Date Posted July 30, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time





Tenure Track, nine-month appointment beginning August 16, 2015


The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences invites applications for (1) tenure track position beginning August 16, 2015. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking qualified candidates who can teach environmental criminology, crime analysis/crime mapping and an area in our core curriculum at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester.


To be considered, applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology or related field. Exceptional A.B.D. candidates will also be considered. The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate level teaching, as well as the ability to research and publish. Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank. The department is committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from women and members of under-represented minority groups.


Salary, Rank and Tenure: The position is a 9-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.


The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences: The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences (CJS) ( has approximately 475 undergraduate majors, 11 full-time faculty members and a growing graduate program with approximately 35 current students. CJS is housed in the College of Applied Science and Technology ( The CJS faculty are committed to excellence in research, scholarship, teaching, collegiality and service. Staff includes an internship coordinator, office manager, support specialist and assistant to the chair/academic advisor.


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 ( is a fiscally sound university that is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. The College of Applied Science and Technology includes the Department of Agriculture, Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, the School of Information Technology, School of Kinesiology and Recreation, the Department of Military Science and 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 140,000 and conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield many of which are accessible by Amtrak Train. The community is home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Advocate Bromenn Medical Center, Mitsubishi, Country Financial, and State Farm Insurance International Headquarters. 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 and recently was ranked #2 on Kiplinger’s list of Top 10 cities in the US.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin September 8, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an initial online faculty application to posting number 0706324 at and must also submit a complete application packet to the address/email below that contains: 1) letter of application; 2) teaching philosophy; 3) research agenda; 4) curriculum vitae; and 5) the names and contact details of 3 references. Your file will be considered incomplete if any of the above items are missing, and will not be reviewed until such time all materials are received.


Send application materials to:

Ms. Kathy Willerton, Office Manager

Department of Criminal Justice Sciences

Illinois State University

Campus Box 5250

Normal, IL 61790-5250


Electronic submissions may be sent to: For additional information call: 309-438-7617.


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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