Tenure Track Faculty (2), Criminal Justice

  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • 801 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Aug 28, 2019
Full time   BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance Law & Criminal Justice Political Science & International Relations Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

The Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (The O’Neill School) at IUPUI seeks to fill up to two tenure track faculty positions at the assistant or associate rank beginning in August 2020.

 We seek candidates across a variety of research areas who can complement our existing strengths and priorities within our multidisciplinary criminal justice program. All applicants must present evidence of, or promise for, high-quality research and an ambitious research program commensurate with career stage.

The O’Neill School and Indiana University are committed to diversity. We seek excellent candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, a diverse community and pedagogical awareness. Diversity, in all its forms, is welcome at IUPUI including a broad range of ability, age, gender, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and academic experience, and veteran status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an overall commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity including the ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

 Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the University and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 The O’Neill School, comprised of approximately 30 full time faculty, is a multi-disciplinary professional school of Indiana University, committed to excellence in research, teaching, and service. Impactful civic engagement is a hallmark of the IUPUI campus and The O’Neill School. The Indianapolis and Bloomington campuses make up one core school. Among public affairs programs, The O’Neill School programs are ranked highly by U.S. News and World Report. The O’Neill School has vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs in public affairs, criminal justice and public safety. The school is home to a productive and highly active faculty research program. The Shanghai Rankings listed O’Neill IUPUI as one of only 39 American Universities in the Top 100 in the World in public administration. O’Neill criminal justice faculty have a robust tradition of community-engaged research programs. Evidence of prior efforts to pursue extramural funding to support research and scholarship activities is desired. O’Neill criminal justice faculty commonly disseminate their scholarship in top-tier criminal justice and criminology journals and have been awarded funding from federal agencies such as the National Institute of Justice, National Science Foundation, and Bureau of Justice Assistance, among others.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field (e.g., criminal justice, criminology, sociology, economics, political science, public administration, policy analysis).

 Candidates will be expected to publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals and successfully pursue extramural research funding, where appropriate. In addition to maintaining an active program of research, candidates will be expected to teach courses that contribute to the core missions of our criminal justice undergraduate and graduate programs. The standard teaching load within the school is four courses per year (2/2 teaching load) and we especially value candidates that are open to employing a variety of high impact practices, and alternative modes of course delivery.

Application Details

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about The O’Neill School at IUPUI by visiting our website: https://oneill.iupui.edu/

  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 7, 2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:


 Please submit a letter of application describing your qualifications, current CV, complete contact information, and the names and full contact information of three references.  Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: 

Dr. Thomas D. Stucky

Executive Associate Dean

c/o Ranna Johnson



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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled