Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/Legal Studies

Indiana Tech
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We’re a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.


Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career/professional programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls approximately 1,600 students in its traditional programs on its main campus and nearly 6,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs at 17 regional locations and online. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Over 48% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. Indiana Tech’s picturesque main campus is located on 45 acres near downtown Fort Wayne. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 


Indiana Tech embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. We are an equal opportunity employer.


The Indiana Tech community recently engaged in a comprehensive strategic planning process, designed to develop a road map for continued growth and development leading up to our centennial year in 2030. Learn more about our compelling plans for our future at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.


The Warrior Community seeks a full time faculty member for the College of Arts and Sciences. This is a tenure track position and will be responsible for teaching law/legal courses which support criminal justice and pre-law programs in face-to-face and online modalities 9 months of the year. The position includes teaching four courses per semester, advising students, and collaborating with colleagues to achieve the Institution’s Strategic Plan. Additional duties include creating and fostering relationships with law schools, advising students interested in going to law school, designing and revising program curricula, delivering effective courses to meet learning outcomes, holding office hours, fulfilling service and professional development requirements, advising and fostering relationships with students, and actively participating in student recruitment and retention.


This faculty position reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.


The faculty member will hold a J.D. and preferably have experience in a law practice and experience with laws school advising. College-level teaching experience and experience teaching legal courses is preferred. Experience with a Learning Management System is preferred. The candidate must be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching. Faculty rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. 


A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.


Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.


The position remains open until filled. For preferred review of materials please apply by July 15, 2021.