The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University South Bend is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 10-month Lecturer in Criminal Justice beginning August 14, 2018. The standard teaching load is 24 credits per year. Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality instruction, academic advising, and willingness to engage in university service activities.

IU South Bend is the third largest campus of Indiana University. The Department of Criminal Justice is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and offers a balanced program for 200 active criminal justice majors. With a focus on field practice and scientific research, we prepare students for a wide range of careers in criminal justice as well as post-graduate study.

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 7,500 students, 24% self-identify as minorities. The population of Hispanic students is approaching 10% and IU South Bend has seen significant increases in the admission of African American students. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have mentored minorities or other underrepresented groups are encouraged to highlight such efforts in the application.

Basic Qualifications

  • Lecturers must have at least a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely-related discipline.
  • Applicants with a PhD, JD, or other terminal degree are also encouraged to apply.
  • All areas of expertise in Criminal Justice will be considered.
  • A commitment to quality undergraduate instruction, academic advising, and service is required.

Department Contact for Questions 

Dr. David Surma at dsurma@iusb.edu

Salary and Rank 

Special Instructions 

In addition to the required documents, please submit the following:

  • at OTHER submit unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • at OTHER 2 submit any other documents you feel would benefit your application

OAA #: SB-2017011