Illinois State University





Tenure Track, nine-month appointments beginning August 15, 2004


The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences invites applications for two tenure track positions beginning Fall 2004. Both positions are subject to final budgetary approval.



·         Earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or related area, with emphases in LAW ENFORCEMENT/POLICING. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION, STATISTICS OR PUBLIC POLICY

·         Individuals who are pursuing a terminal degree (Ph.D.) who have reasonable expectations of completing degree requirements, including dissertation defense, by May 15, 2005 will be considered. Candidates seeking Associate Professor must hold the Ph.D.

at the time of application. The J.D. is not an appropriate terminal degree for these positions.

·         Candidates for Associate Professor must have a record of scholarship and service focused around the primary teaching assignment. In the absence of an established record of scholarship, the accumulation of appropriate skills and abilities to develop such a record of scholarship will be considered for the Assistant Professor position.

·         A record reflecting the ability to teach at the undergraduate/graduate level.



·         Teach undergraduate and graduate courses that are part of the primary

      assignment, including Contemporary Policing, Management Issues in Criminal Justice,

      Research Methods, Statistics, and the Department’s course on “justice” in ISUs General

      Education Program. We are seeking an individual with interest in developing and teaching an

      upper division/graduate course in law enforcement/policing that can be part of the primary

      teaching assignment.

·         Develop and maintain a focused agenda of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. Candidates for Associate Professor must have a record of scholarly accomplishments.

·         Participate in the Department’s curriculum development process.

·         Demonstrate professional service to the Department, College, University, community, and profession.


Salary   Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Application Deadline Initial review of applications will begin on November 15, 2003 and

continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applicants should submit a letter detailing educational and professional preparation for the position, a curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and official transcripts by November 15, 2003. Send materials to:


                                     Dr. Thomas Ellsworth, Chairperson

                                    Faculty Search Committee

                                    Department of Criminal Justice Sciences

                                    Illinois State University

                                    Campus Box 5250

                                    Normal, IL 61790-5250


The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences web site can be found at

For additional information: Telephone 309-438-7626     E-mail:


Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university encouraging diversity.