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Academic Year 2010/11

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA

Indiana University South Bend is a comprehensive, public university that offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate-granting programs to over 7,700 students.  IU South Bend serves the urban, suburban, and rural communities of north central Indiana and southwestern Michigan and has a significant international student body.  It is the third largest of Indiana University’s eight campuses.  Located in a midwestern area of unique strength in higher education, South Bend has easy access to the cultural and social advantages of Chicago.  Cost of living is one of the most reasonable in the nation.

IUSB is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Raclin School of the Arts
Associate Dean of Academics/Associate Professor of Music Education
Assistant Professor of Music (theory & secondary area)
Assistant Professor Music (history & secondary area)
Assistant Professor of Dance
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
Lecturer in Communication Arts
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Lecturer in Graphic Design

School of Business & Economics
Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Law
Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (Institutional and Community Corrections)
Assistant Professor of English (20th Century Multi-Ethnic U.S. Literature)
Assistant Professor of History (Colonial/Early U.S.)
Assistant Professor of Informatics (Algorithms/Computing Foundations)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Topology and/or Geometry)
Assistant Professor of Psychology (Cognitive or Learning areas with stats/methods emphasis)

CONTACT INFORMATION
Detailed and contact information for each of these faculty positions may be found at www.iusb.edu/academic-affairs.  Review of applications will begin immediately unless otherwise stated (see above link) and continue until positions are filled. IU South Bend is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.  IU South Bend is an AA/EEO employer.



Raclin School of the Arts

For more information about the Associate Dean of Academics/Assoc. Professor of Music Education position contact the search committee chair, Jorge Muñiz atjormuniz@iusb.edu or click here.

Assistant Professor of Music Theory:  Required qualifications: PhD or DMA, (ABD candidates will be considered only if the degree will be completed by August 15, 2010)college-level teaching experience, experience sufficient to supervise and manage music technology programs. Preferred qualifications: ability to provide instruction to graduate and undergraduate students in composition, instrumental, or vocal music; or vocal or instrumental conducting including ensemble leadership and instruction. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, supervision of part-time faculty teaching music technology, and instructional activity in the secondary area.

Letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of successful teaching, and official transcript verifying academic qualifications. Applications received before November 15, 2009 will be assured consideration. Jacob Murphy, Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46634-7111; email is jpmurphy@iusb.edu; telephone is 574-520-5072.

Assistant Professor of Music History:  Tenure-track. Required qualifications: PhD, college-level teaching experience. ABD candidates will be considered only if the degree will be completed by August 15, 2010. Preferred qualifications: ability to provide instruction to graduate and undergraduate students in instrumental or vocal music; or vocal or instrumental conducting including ensemble leadership and instruction. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music history and literature, and instructional activity in the secondary area.

Letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of successful teaching, and official transcript verifying academic qualifications. Salary is commensurate with responsibilities. Applications received before November 15, 2009 will be assured consideration. For further information please contact Alicia Purcell, Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46634-7111; email is alpurcel@iusb.edu; telephone is 574-520-4570.

Assistant Professor of Dance:  Tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Minimum qualification is an M.F.A., PHD preferred. Applicants should possess experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, the ability to contribute to a young, innovative, expanding performing arts program in a liberal arts setting, competent in directing a program with three emphases (Ballet/Modern Dance, Musical Theatre Dance, and Ethnic Dance), and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the Department and the University.   A commitment to effective teaching and quality research is essential.  Preference is given to scholars with university or college level teaching experience, demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues, and evidence of scholarly activity.  Applicants must also posses the ability to write curriculum, have knowledge of various forms of dance, dance history and ability to choreograph.  The position has a teaching load of twelve credit hours; nine teaching and three research.  Applications received before November 15, 2009 will be assured consideration. Compensation is competitive. Please address inquires to Tim Hanson. Assistant Professor, Theater and dance, Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, 1700 Mishawaka Ave., P.O. Box 7111, South Bend, IN 46634, Phone: (574) 520-4385, Fax: (574) 520-4317;email: tphanson@iusb.edu

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts: Indiana University South Bend’s Communication Arts area invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach mass communication courses. The successful applicant will be able to teach the introductory course in media studies and one or more of the following areas: gender and race in media, media literacy, media effects, and/or cultural studies. The ability to teach courses in public relations or journalism is helpful.

IU South Bend is the third largest campus in the Indiana University system and serves the north central Indiana community. The Communication Arts area at IU South Bend includes Mass Communication (Journalism, Electronic Media, and Public Relations) and Speech Communication (Organizational, Public Advocacy, and Interpersonal). Our mission is to prepare students to communicate effectively in personal, professional, and mediated environments.

Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in mass communication, media studies, or related field; documentation of teaching effectiveness; and evidence of scholarly achievement required. Qualified ABD applicants will be considered, but must have a reasonable expectation of completing all requirements for the degree prior to the start of the fall 2010 semester. Tenure-track faculty teach a 3/3 load, perform research, and advise majors. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits, a 10 month contract, university resources for funding research, and the possibility of summer teaching.

Please send a cover letter, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation to Alec R. Hosterman, Communication Arts Search Committee, Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend Indiana 46634.  Review of applications will begin November 20, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

Lecturer in Communication Arts: Indiana University South Bend’s Communication Arts Area invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position to begin in the fall of 2010. The Communication Arts area at IU South Bend includes Mass Communication (Journalism, Electronic Media, and Public Relations) and Speech Communication (Organizational, Public Advocacy, and Interpersonal), and a large Public Speaking service course.  Our area’s mission is to prepare students to communicate effectively in personal, professional, and mediated environments.

The Lectureship is a non-tenure track, 100% teaching assignment. Qualifications for the position include an M.A. in Communication and teaching experience, preferably in the Basic Course.  This position offers a competitive salary and benefits, a 10 month contract, university resources for improving teaching, and the possibility of summer teaching. Applications received before November 15, 2009 will be assured consideration. Please address inquires to Kevin Gillen, Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46634, phone (574)520-4578 or email at kgillen@iusb.edu

Assistant Professor Art Education:  The Raclin School of the Arts is seeking a qualified candidate to aid in the development of an Art Education program. The successful candidate will teach 2 courses (6 credit hours) with one course release time to develop the program.  Required qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D in Art Education (ABD candidates will be considered only if the degree will be completed by August 15, 2010); minimum three years of successful teaching of art in K-12; college teaching level experiences; evidence of successful scholarship; must be familiar with NASAD standards.  Studio experience in a secondary area is required.
Letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of successful teaching, and official transcript verifying academic qualifications. Please address inquires to Alan Larkin, Associate Professor of Art, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46634, phone (574)520-4148 or email at alarkin@iusb.edu .  Applications received before November 15, 2009 will be assured consideration.

Lecturer in New Media: The New Media area of the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, Indiana University South Bend, seeks candidates for the position of Lecturer in New Media/Graphic Design.  Course load is 4 courses (12 credits) per semester, plus student advising and contributing to the service needs of the department and the university.  Qualified candidates should be well versed in design theory, practice, history, and criticism and have in-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas: page layout and prepress, Web design, color theory, typography, and multimedia. M.F.A. preferred in graphic design, visual communication design or other relevant discipline. Teaching experience required.  Expertise in work-for-print is a plus. Candidates should exhibit strong qualities of professionalism and collegiality.

Application deadline is November 13th, 2009. To apply send letter of interest, a current CV, three current letters of recommendation, academic transcripts, samples of recent work and samples of student work on CD (Mac compatible), and an information sheet that describes the projects on the CD to: Karen Ackoff, Chair, New Media Graphic Design Search Committee, Ernestine M. Raclin School of The Arts, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Avenue, P.O. Box 7111, South Bend, IN 46634-7111. E-mail: kackoff@iusb.edu  Indiana University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.  Members of under-represented groups, women, and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.

 


School of Business & Economics

Business Law: One Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position.  Minimum qualification is a J.D.  A commitment to effective teaching and quality research is essential.  Preference is given to scholars with university or college level teaching experience, demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues, and evidence of scholarly activity. The IU South Bend School of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International.  The position has a teaching load of three courses per semester, or nine credit hours, at the undergraduate and MBA levels in business law.  Compensation is competitive (depending upon qualifications).

Inquiries To:    Dr. Monle Lee, Chair, Business Law Search & Screen Committee, School of Business and Economics, 1700 Mishawaka Ave., P.O. Box 7111, South Bend, IN 46634, Phone: (574) 520-4145; Fax: (574) 520-4866, E-mail: mlee@iusb.edu

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, documentation of teaching
effectiveness, and  evidence of scholarly output, as well as the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references.  Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status.  Although the position will remain open until filled, review of complete applications will begin as they arrive, and continue until October 12, 2009.  Applications not received by that date will receive secondary consideration.

Finance: One Tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Minimum qualification is a doctoral degree at or near completion in finance from an AACSB accredited school of business.  A commitment to effective teaching and quality research in finance is essential. The position has a teaching load of three courses per semester, or nine semester hours, at the undergraduate and MBA levels. Compensation is competitive (depending upon qualifications).

Inquiries To:  Ms. Forsythe, Karla M, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Ave., PO Box 7111, South Bend, IN  46634-7111, Phone: (574) 520-4346; FAX: (574) 520-4866. E-Mail: kamforsy@iusb.edu

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching effectiveness, evidence of scholarly potential, copies of transcripts, as well as the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status. Although the position will remain open until filled, review of complete applications will begin as they arrive.  Preference will be given to applications received by October 7, 2009.  Indiana University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

 

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Indiana University South Bend invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Criminal Justice with expertise in Institutional and Community Corrections beginning fall, 2010. Subfield is open. Applicants may hold the Ph.D. or be ABD in Criminal Justice, or closely related discipline, and have a commitment to quality undergraduate instruction and scholarly research. Screening will begin on 1 November 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and graduate transcripts to Search Committee, Department of Criminal Justice, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN  46634. AA/EEO Employer.  Applications from minorities, women, and the disabled are welcome.

 

Assistant Professor of English

The English Department at Indiana University South Bend invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States since 1900, to begin August 2010.  Demonstrated expertise in the literatures of one or more ethnically-identified American communities, broadly defined, including but not limited to African American, Asian American, Native American, Latino/a American, or European American where ethnic identity is highlighted.  A second specialization in poetry writing, rhetoric/composition, or film/cultural studies would be a plus.  Ph.D. or advanced ABD required; demonstrated scholarly activity in the field and excellence in teaching desirable. Applicant should have ability to teach first-year students and to develop a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, including American literature survey courses.  All members of the English department regularly teach expository writing courses; enthusiasm about first-year writing will be an asset.  Candidates who can enhance the department’s commitment to diversity through teaching, research, and service are encouraged to apply.  The teaching load is 3/3. 

Send transcripts, 3 reference letters, curriculum vitae, and letter of application addressing research interests and teaching experience and philosophy by November 1 to Professor Elaine Roth, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, 1700 Mishawaka Ave., P.O. Box 7111, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN  46634-7111.  IU South Bend is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; members of under-represented groups, women, and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of History

The History department at Indiana University South Bend invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in Colonial America to start August 2010.  Responsibilities include teaching introductory U.S. surveys and advanced courses in Colonial American history. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Preference will be given to those with Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment, evidence of scholarly potential and a strong commitment to teaching. Indiana University South Bend is an AA/EOE. Please send letter of application, c.v., and three letters of reference to Prof. Monica Tetzlaff, Department of History, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN 46634-7111. Deadline for applications is November 16, 2009.

 

Assistant Professor of Informatics

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position for the 2010-2011 academic year.  A Ph.D. in computer science or informatics or closely related area is required.  The department currently has expertise in areas such as database systems, artificial intelligence, networking, security, software engineering, bioinformatics, and graphics and is seeking to complement these areas.  Candidates with an established research program and with teaching expertise in programming, algorithms and theoretical computing will be given preference.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses.  Duties include research and teaching eighteen semester hours per year.  Salary will be competitive.  The position comes with an excellent fringe benefit package.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statements on teaching and research philosophy, and letters from three references to Dr. David R. Surma, Chair, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN 46634.  At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications.  These materials may also be faxed to (574) 520-5589, or transmitted by Email to compsci@iusb.edu.  Complete applications received by January 15, 2010 will receive full consideration. 

 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in mathematics with research areas in geometry and/or topology. The successful applicant will have completed all of the requirements for a PhD in the mathematical sciences by the time of appointment.  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (typically 9 credit hours per semester), research, and service. Salaries and fringe benefits are competitive. The department offers bachelor’s degrees in mathematics, applied mathematics and actuarial sciences and a master’s degree in applied mathematics and computer science. For more information, visit our web site http://www.iusb.edu/~sbmath/.

A complete application must include a letter that addresses your qualifications for the position, and indicates the ways in which you would expect to contribute to our department. All application materials should be submitted through http://www.mathjobs.org/. These materials should include a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate school transcripts, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  Arrange for three or more letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to mathjob.org.  At least one of the letters of recommendation should address teaching.

IUSB is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Full consideration will be given to applications completed by January 11, 2010.

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Indiana University South Bend (IU South Bend) invites applications for an entry level, tenure-track appointment in Cognitive, Learning, or related area within psychology beginning Fall 2010. Candidate must be prepared to teach statistics and research methods courses as well as courses in cognition and/or learning. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidate also will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program. Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidates must have completed psychology Ph.D., or anticipate completion by December 2010, with initial appointment as Acting Assistant Professor until completion of degree. Application review begins 1 November 2009, continuing until position is filled. Send letter of interest, vita, statement of teaching and research interests, graduate transcripts, (p)reprints, and three reference letters to: Chair, Psychology Search Committee, Indiana University South Bend, 1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN, 46615 or electronically to tmheffne@iusb.edu. IU South Bend, an EEO/AA employer, is committed to employing qualified faculty who will enhance the rich diversity of our academic community. Departmental information: www.iusb.edu/~sbpsy

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
Detailed and contact information for each of these faculty positions may be found at www.iusb.edu/~acadaff.  Review of applications will begin immediately unless otherwise stated (see above link) and continue until positions are filled. IU South Bend is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.  IU South Bend is an AA/EEO employer.