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Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for a Criminal Justice faculty position on its residential campus in Marion, IN. Our Criminal Justice Department is housed within the Division of Behavioral Sciences, which is home to five majors: criminal justice, psychology, social work, addictions counseling, and pre-art therapy, as well as a minor in sociology. We have 14 full-time faculty members and approximately 350 majors. We are a team of professionals committed to serving our students and helping each other grow.
The successful candidate must be dedicated to liberal learning and the integration of faith and learning within a Wesleyan Christian perspective. Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives to their teaching and scholarship are strongly encouraged to apply.
Start date will be fall 2021.
Reports to the Chair of the Division of Behavioral Sciences and the Dean of the School of Physical and Applied Sciences.
Candidates should possess or be in pursuit of a terminal degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related field. Those who bring diverse perspectives to their teaching and scholarship, as well as those with practitioner experience in the field are preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job responsibilities include teaching courses within the Criminal Justice major; coordinating the Criminal Justice Department and curriculum; advising and mentoring students within the program; and serving on assigned divisional and university committees. Research and participation/leadership in state and national professional organizations are expected and supported by the division and university.
According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.
· Practitioner experience in criminal justice (preferred)
· At least one year of teaching experience (preferred)
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.
As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.
Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Indiana Wesleyan University
Indiana Wesleyan University is an energized Christian academic community helping to shape tomorrow's "World Changers."
We offer career opportunities, great benefits, and environment that welcomes and values creativity, diversity, and a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding!
If you're looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to our community, we would love to have you apply.