Lecturer-Creating a Pool-Criminal Justice Sciences

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Job No: 510382
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Lecturer-Creating a Pool-Criminal Justice Sciences

Employee Classification:

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College or Applied Science and Technology

Department: Criminal Justice Sciences

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

Position: In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year, the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences maintains a pool of qualified persons interested in part-time, non-tenure-track teaching positions. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed as vacancies become available. There may not be an actual vacancy at the time you apply. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

These positions are represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.

Duties: Teach one undergraduate courses in criminal justice, such as Criminal Law. Other duties may be assigned by the Department Chair.

Additional Information

The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences (CJS) has built a strong reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, criminal justice, law, and social justice, while maintaining a commitment to teaching, collegiality, and service. Over the past decade, we have undergone consistent growth and diversification. Today we have approximately 525 undergraduate students, 16 full-time faculty members and a growing Master's degree program with approximately 25 students. Our staff includes an academic advisor, office manager, and coordinator of undergraduate studies and student support services. For more information about our program visit: (http://www.criminaljustice.ilstu.edu/).

The purpose of the Criminal Justice Sciences program is to provide the student with a system orientation to the field of criminal justice. Study in criminal justice involves the application of the principles and the related behavioral and social issues in the field. The program focuses on the building of knowledge in the areas of policing, courts, and corrections from a social science perspective. Students develop a knowledge base for an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the kinds of problems and circumstances that often result in criminality.

Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with almost 21,000 students. Our 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 77 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study.

Illinois State works as a diverse community of scholars, educators, and staff to support our commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service, and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.

Required Qualifications

1. Master's degree or J.D. in Criminal Justice or a closely related field.
2. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach courses in criminal law
3. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Desired Qualifications

Work Hours

Mandatory Physical Requirement

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date

1/1/2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Required Applicant Documents

C.V., Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Preferred application deadline: November 15, 2020

To ensure full consideration, complete a faculty employment application. Along with your application, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and teaching philosophy. Additional materials may be requested from applicants at a later date. Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis as vacancies become available.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university encouraging diversity.

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. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

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 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu/ada/.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Contact Information for Applicants

Department of Criminal Justice Sciences:
Jenny Doutt
[email protected]

Human Resources:
Clay Gruenwald
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

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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