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Indiana University, College of Arts & Sciences
Bloomington, Indiana
Date posted
Mar 22, 2024

The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, Bloomington invites applications for one tenure-track/tenured position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning January 1, 2025. We seek individuals with expertise in criminology with preference given to those who specialize in quantitative methods. Candidates must have a PhD in hand by the start date of the appointment; current ABDs are welcome to apply. Applicants’ degree must be in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related discipline. Applicants with only a law degree (JD, LLM, SJD) will not be considered.

We seek individuals committed to excellence in both scholarship and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to maintain an active research agenda, mentor and supervise students, and provide service to the Department, University, and academic community.

The Department of Criminal Justice, housed in the College of Arts & Sciences, has a long and distinguished record of nationally recognized scholarship, teaching, and service, offering degrees at the bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. levels. Its graduate program currently has 20 research active PhD students and a growing accelerated maters program. Its undergraduate program routinely has around 500 majors. The department is one of the oldest in the country with an established interdisciplinary history. Faculty members are involved in a wide array of research, funded by major public agencies and private foundations, while also working closely with leading state and local criminal justice agencies. For more information about the Department, please visit the department's website at

Indiana University has over 90,000 students enrolled in more than 900 academic programs across nine campuses. IU-Bloomington, the flagship campus, offers over 500 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Founded in 1820, the university is designated as a Carnegie R1 institution, providing extensive support for both internal and external grants, teaching, and international collaborations.

Applicants should apply online at including a cover letter; CV; a research statement; a diversity statement (1-2 pages with information and specific examples about past, present, and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in one’s professional career); and the names of three references.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Natalie Hipple, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, 1033 E. 3rd St., 346 Sycamore Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005 or

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