IU South Bend Faculty Searches

IU South Bend prides itself on its top-notch faculty; over 300 full-time and 200 part-time faculty provide students with personal attention due to smaller student to professor ratios.

IU South Bend’s 2014–2020 strategic plan includes a commitment to advance diversity and open-mindedness and to create a civil, welcoming, and caring culture for all. Of over 7,500 students, 24% self-identify as minorities. The population of Hispanic students is approaching 10% and IU South Bend has seen significant increases in the admission of African American students. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have mentored minorities or other underrepresented groups are encouraged to highlight such efforts in the application.

 

Full-Time Faculty Positions

  • Vera Z Dwyer Distinguished Chair in Advanced Practice Nursing
    SB-2017005

    The Indiana University South Bend School of Nursing invites applications and nominations for the Vera Z. Dwyer Distinguished Chair in Advanced Nursing Practice.

    The faculty member in this position will:

    • Teach graduate students
    • Provide nursing-theory guided patient care services as an advanced practice nurse
    • Contribute to the expanding role of advance practice nursing in the college and community, including the IU South Bend Health and Wellness Center
    • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of additional graduate nursing programs
    • Provide leadership in the area of scholarship as it relates to advanced practice nursing and health care

    The purpose of the Dwyer Distinguished Chair in Advanced Practice Nursing is to strengthen the connections between teaching and advance practice through community and/or direct patient care and to contribute to the intellectual growth of students within the School of Nursing. The Dwyer Distinguished Chair will promote scholarship and practice as well as serving as an expert teacher-practitioner within the School.

    The position is integral to the implementation of theory-guided, evidence-based advanced nursing practice. The Dwyer Distinguished Chair in Advanced Practice Nursing will have the opportunity to further one’s own advances nursing practice and research, enriching the IU South Bend School of Nursing’s profile locally, nationally, and internationally. It is expected that the Chair will serve a term from one to three years, renewable as appropriate.

    The Dwyer Distinguished Chair in Advanced Practice Nursing will be an expert in providing nursing theory-guided health care services and will be a mentor to other faculty by integrating unique nursing knowledge into practice situations with advanced nursing students.

    Responsibilities Include:

    Teaching and Research:

    • Contribute to the teaching mission of the university by teaching three graduate courses a year (one each semester including summer), related to area(s) of expertise
    • Assist faculty with refining knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning
    • Exhibit national and international visibility within nursing through continuing scholarly and/or creative activities
    • Conduct practice and research round table discussions one per month
    • Assist students and faculty in writing scholarly articles focused on practice and/or teaching
    • Hold open forums for students

    Service:

    • Practice with individuals, families, and communities within the college and community
    • Give a public address for the community once a year
    • Confer with area healthcare agencies regarding practice models that integrate the use of advance practice nurses.
    • Serve on School, College, University, and Community committees related to area of expertise.

    Qualifications:
    • A research doctorate in nursing
    • Certification in an advance practice nursing practice specialty area
    • Record of scholarly publications and presentations
    • Meets campus qualifications as a clinical professor in nursing
    • Licensure as a registered nurse with prescriptive authority in Indiana prior to employment.

    Application Process:

    Applications accepted online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3808

    Direct Questions to:

    Caitlin Vlaeminck and cwendelb@iusb.edu

    Best Consideration Date:

    June 1, 2017

    Position Start Date:

    September 1, 2017

  • Assistant Professor of Management
    SB-2017008

    The Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSBInternational. Responsibilities include three courses per semester primarily in organizational behavior and secondarily in human resource management at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; scholarly publications; and service.

    IU South Bend’s 2014–2020 strategic plan includes a commitment to advance diversity and open-mindedness and to create a civil, welcoming, and caring culture for all. Of over 8,000 students, 24% self-identify as minorities. The population of Hispanic students is approaching 10% and IU South Bend has seen significant increases in the admission of African American students. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have mentored minorities or other underrepresented groups are encouraged to highlight such efforts in the application.

    Qualifications:
    • The position requires a Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited school in management or a closely-related field. 
    • ABD candidates nearing degree completion will be considered. 
    • Effective communication skills are required.
    • Preference will be given to individuals who show promise of excellence in teaching and research.
    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4213

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, David Vollrath at vollrath@iusb.edu

    Best Consideration Date:

    September 15, 2017

    Position Start Date:

    August 1, 2018

  • Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry
    SB-2017009

    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Indiana University South Bend invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Organic Chemistry beginning on August 1, 2018.

    Our ACS certified department offers bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and biochemistry. The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of teaching Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. Additional courses may be assigned. The standard load is equivalent to 24 credits per year with 6 credits reassigned for research.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining a research program in organic chemistry that includes undergraduate student researchers. Start-up funds will be provided for research, and the successful candidate will have access to an amply equipped laboratory and to the full range of instrumentation available in the department.

    Research publication is required for promotion and tenure. Service responsibilities include serving on committees at the department, college, and campus levels.

    Requirements:
    • a Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the time of employment and demonstrated research potential.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Evidence of laboratory experience in organic chemistry
    • Ability to function effectively in our department and within the university
    • Ability to serve a diverse student population
    • Applicants should provide evidence of demonstrated commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and research.
    • Experience in medicinal chemistry or nanotechnology is also desirable.
    • Candidates with relevant postdoctoral and/or visiting assistant professorship experience are preferred.
    • Experience teaching undergraduate chemistry is highly desirable.
    • Experience with a variety of chemical instrumentation
    • Post-doctoral experience
    • Medicinal chemistry or nanotechnology research experience
    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4239

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, Gretchen Anderson, at ganderso@iusb.edu

    Best Consideration Date:

    September 30, 2017

    Position Start Date:

    August 1, 2018

  • Assistant / Associate / Professor of Criminal Justice
    SB-2017010

    The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University South Bend is seeking qualified applicants for two tenure track positions beginning August 14, 2018. Rank will be based on qualifications and experience. The standard teaching load is 24 credits per year with 6 credits normally reassigned to research activities. Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality instruction, academic advising, and willingness to engage in university service activities. Applicants are also expected to have an active research agenda.

    IU South Bend is the third largest campus of Indiana University with more than 7500 students. The Department of Criminal Justice is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and offers a balanced program for 200 active criminal justice majors. With a focus on field practice and scientific research, we prepare students for a wide range of careers in criminal justice as well as post-graduate study.

    Qualifications:
    • Successful applicants are expected to have a PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or terminal degree in a closely-related discipline.
    • Advanced ABD candidates with evidence that degree is expected to be awarded by August 2018 are also encouraged to apply.
    • All areas of expertise in Criminal Justice will be considered.
    • A commitment to quality undergraduate instruction, service and scholarly research is required.

    Application Process:

    Applications are accepted online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4315

    Direct Questions to:

    Dr. David Surma at dsurma@iusb.edu

    Application Deadline:

    October 2, 2017

    Position Start Date:

    August 14, 2018

  • Lecturer in Criminal Justice
    SB-2017011

    The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University South Bend is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 10-month Lecturer in Criminal Justice beginning August 14, 2018. The standard teaching load is 24 credits per year. Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality instruction, academic advising, and willingness to engage in university service activities.

    IU South Bend is the third largest campus of Indiana University with more than 7500 students. The Department of Criminal Justice is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and offers a balanced program for 200 active criminal justice majors. With a focus on field practice and scientific research, we prepare students for a wide range of careers in criminal justice as well as post-graduate study.

    Qualifications:
    • Lecturers must have at least a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely-related discipline.
    • Applicants with a PhD, JD, or other terminal degree are also encouraged to apply
    • All areas of expertise in Criminal Justice will be considered.
      - A commitment to quality undergraduate instruction, academic advising, and service is required.

    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4316

    Position Start Date:

    August 14, 2018

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
    SB-2017012

    The Department of Psychology at Indiana University South Bend invites applications for a tenure track appointment in clinical psychology at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin August 1, 2018.

    Standard teaching load is 24 credits per year; normally 6 credits are released for research. This is equivalent to teaching 3 courses a semester.

    We expect faculty to engage in faculty governance and university service, including student advising. Psychology is a thriving department housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with diverse faculty specialties and opportunities for local and regional collaboration (see https://www.iusb.edu/psych/). We serve approximately 350 undergraduate majors and are active within the College, the University, and the local community.

    IU South Bend is Indiana University's largest regional campus.

    Qualifications:

    The successful candidate will have a

    • PhD or PsyD in a clinical area of psychology. (Advanced ABD candidates considered with evidence that degree will be awarded by August 2018)
    • Research specialization area is open, but we welcome candidates with an active research program in behavior analysis, health psych, counselling, or addictions
    • Ability to teach Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and upper level undergraduate courses related to clinical psychology (online teaching experience especially welcomed).
    • Interest in supervising undergraduate student research
    • License eligible in Indiana

    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4317

    Position Start Date:

    August 1, 2018

  • Assistant Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)
    SB-2017013

    IU South Bend’s School of Music seeks an enthusiastic instructor to conduct the IU South Bend Wind and Jazz ensembles, teach music education courses, assist in curricular development and supervise the growth of the Music Education undergraduate program, mentor student teachers, serve as a liaison between the music and education departments, and develop professional relationships with area school teachers, and teach other courses depending on the candidate’s qualifications and departmental needs.

    Teaching load to be up to a 75% full-time (9 credit) load per semester with a 25% release for scholarship/creative activities.

    Other responsibilities:

    • a commitment to professional growth, develop and maintain an active agenda of research and/or creative activity, recruit
    • serve on committees,
    • advise students.

    IU South Bend is Indiana University’s largest regional campus.

    Qualifications:
    • Doctorate in Music (Ph.D. or D.M.A.) preferred
    • ABD will be considered.
    • extensive experience in conducting instrumental (wind and jazz) ensembles and teaching music at the elementary and/or secondary levels or music education courses at university level
    • a successful record of student recruitment for ensembles and/or a clear and effective recruitment plan in place
    • a commitment to working with students in a liberal arts setting
    • strong musicianship and conducting skills

    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4318

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, Jorge Muniz at jormuniz@iusb.edu

    Application Deadline:

    October 15, 2017

    Position Start DateE:

    August 1, 2018

  • Assistant Professor of Music Education (Choral Ensembles)
    SB-2017014

    Indiana University South Bend’s Department of Music seeks seek an enthusiastic instructor to conduct the IU South Bend choral ensembles (concert and chamber choirs), teach music education courses, assist in curricular development and supervise the growth of the Music Education undergraduate program, mentor student teachers, serve as a liaison between the music and education departments, develop professional relationships with area school teachers, and teach other courses depending on the candidate’s qualifications and departmental needs.

    Teaching load to be up to a 75% full-time (9 credit) load per semester with a 25% release for scholarship/creative activities.

    Other responsibilities:

    • demonstrate commitment to professional growth
    • develop and maintain an active agenda of research and/or creative activity
    • recruit, serve on committees, and advise students

    IU South Bend is Indiana University’s largest regional campus.

    Qualifications:
    • Doctorate in Music (Ph.D. or D.M.A.) preferred, ABD will be considered
    • extensive experience in conducting choral ensembles, teaching music at the elementary and/or secondary levels or music education courses at university level
    • a successful record of student recruitment for ensembles and/or a clear and effective recruitment plan in place
    • a commitment to working with students in a liberal arts setting
    • strong musicianship and conducting skills
    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4319

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, Tami Martinez at tamimart@iusb.edu

    Application Deadline:

    October 15, 2017

    Position Start Date:

    August 1, 2018

  • Program Director of Speech Language Pathology Graduate Program
    SB-2017016

    The Indiana University South Bend College of Health Sciences, School of Applied Health Science is seeking applications for a full time 12 month Program Director of Speech Language Pathology of the Graduate Program; and Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or tenured/tenure-track Assistant/Associate faculty position beginning on July 1, 2018.

    Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • developing the professional graduate program in speech language pathology, didactic and clinical instruction in the program
    • advising students
    • developing and maintaining program evaluation
    • additional responsibilities include service and scholarship.

    Salary and faculty rank are commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4383

    Position Start Date:

    July 1, 2018

    Application Deadline:

    November 1, 2017

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, Caitlin Vlaeminck, at cwendelb@iusb.edu

  • Director of Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program
    SB-2017018

    Position Summary

    The Indiana University South Bend Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences, School of Applied Health Science is seeking applications for a full time 12 month position for a Director of the Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program. The Program Director reports directly to the Dean of the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences. The Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program will be one of the programs in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences within the Dwyer College. The Dwyer College also has a School of Nursing and School of Applied Health Sciences.

    The director will lead the development of the clinical doctorate in occupational therapy curriculum and application for accreditation through the Accreditation Council in Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The Director will have vision, leadership, and administration of the educational, research, service, and clinical practice programs, including promoting inter-professional education and practice, program evaluating and developing faculty, fiscal planning, strategic planning, and goal setting for the department in conjunction with the school and university strategic plans.

    Academic rank, tenure, and salary are dependent upon academic qualifications, clinical experiences, previous academic teaching, experience, program management experience, and scholarship accomplishments.

    Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate will

    • have a line of scholarship, as well as teaching and administrative experience
    • have earned doctorate with evidence of research, publications and grant activity
    • be eligible for license as an occupational therapist in the state of Indiana
    • have at least three years of full-time academic appointment
    Application Process:

    Applicants must apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4669

    Direct Questions to:

    For questions related to the position, contact the Search Committee Chair Carmen Dielman cdielman@iusb.edu

    Application Deadline (Best Consideration Date):

    November 15, 2017

    Position Start Date

    July 1, 2018

  • Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene
    SB-2017020

    The Dwyer College of Health Sciences, School of Applied Health Sciences, Division of Dental Education is seeking applications for a full-time 10-month non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Lecturer faculty position.

    Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: didactic, clinical, and/or laboratory instruction in the Dental Hygiene Program and mentoring students in the Program.

    Additional responsibilities include community service, course development, and service to the University and College assignments.

    Salary is commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

    IU South Bend is the third largest campus in the Indiana University system and serves the north central Indiana community.


    Qualifications:

    The successful candidate will have

    • have a Bachelor’s Degree for the rank of Clinical Lecturer with the expectation of completing a Master’s degree within five years
    • a Master’s degree is required for the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor
    • a minimum of 2 years full-time dental hygiene experience is required

    Applicants must

    • hold a current Indiana Dental Hygiene License or be eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana
    • have current certification in CPR. Experience in teaching, research, or service is preferred
    Application Process:

    Applicants must apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5141

    Direct Questions to:

    Search Committee Chair, Mallory Edmondson at mledmond@iusb.edu

    Application Deadline (Best Consideration Date):

    February 1, 2018

    Position Start Date:

    August 1, 2018

  • Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    SB-2017019

    Indiana University South Bend invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. As the largest of the five regional campuses of Indiana University, the campus currently enrolls 7,500 students and employs over 250 full-time faculty. IU South Bend is comprised of six academic units: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Raclin School of the Arts, the Leighton School of Business and Economics, the School of Education, the Dwyer College of Health Sciences, and the Schurz Library. IU South Bend serves the urban, suburban, and rural communities of North Central Indiana and southwestern Michigan, along with approximately 300 international students representing 60 countries. Approximately 50% of the student body is first generation and 24% come from ethnic and racial minority groups. The majority of students live off-campus and in recent years have enrolled at IU South Bend straight out of high school and in full-time study.

    The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest of the academic units at IU South Bend. It offers 27 baccalaureate degrees, four master degrees, and numerous certificates and minors. The College also provides the bulk of the courses in the campus wide General Education Program. The College is home to the following departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer and Information Sciences, Criminal Justice, English, History, Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy, Physics & Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology, and World Language Studies. It also supports three interdisciplinary degree programs in Women’s and Gender Studies, Sustainability Studies, and General Studies. In addition, the College houses three Centers that integrate community engagement with academic study – the Civil Rights Heritage Center, the Center for a Sustainable Future, and the American Democracy Project.

    The Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be an engaged and dynamic leader who understands the increasing complexities of higher education and embraces the importance of working collaboratively with the administration, faculty, and staff to ensure that the mission of the College and University is achieved. The Dean will also work collaboratively with the larger IU network of regional campuses and central administration to advance the commitment to student success. The Dean, as chief academic officer of the College, will take a leading role in supporting the teaching/learning, research, and service priorities of the College. The Dean will promote a climate, both in the College and on campus, of valuing excellent teaching, engaged scholarship, effective citizenship, and respect for diversity. As a member of the Academic Cabinet, the Dean reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

    This tenured 12 month appointment begins on July 1, 2018. The salary is competitive and the benefits package is attractive. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. In order to ensure full consideration of your application, please submit your credentials by December 15, 2017.


    Indiana University South Bend’s 2014–2020 strategic plan includes a commitment to advance diversity and open-mindedness and to create a civil, welcoming, and caring culture for all. Of over 7,500 students, 24% self-identify as minorities. The population of Hispanic students has exceeded 10% and IU South Bend has seen significant increases in the admission of African American students. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have mentored minorities or other underrepresented groups are encouraged to highlight such efforts in the application.

    Additional information about IU South Bend can be found at www.iusb.edu.

    Qualifications:

    The successful candidate must have a doctorate and an overall record of distinguished teaching, research, and administrative accomplishments for appointment as full professor in a discipline represented in the College.

    In addition, other qualifications include:

    • A demonstrated commitment and effort to promote student success and retention
    • A record of progressive administrative responsibility in program development and management, budgeting, and shared governance
    • A record of experience at faculty recruitment, support, and evaluation including tenure and promotion
    • A minimum of three years of experience at the level of department chair or equivalent
    • Evidence of strong communication and leadership skills
    • A commitment to an open and supportive environment that fosters excellence in teaching, research, and service
    • Ability to articulate and promote internally and externally the value of liberal arts education in the 21st century
    • Energy and enthusiasm for developing and strengthening relationships within the college, the university, the community, and among alumni
    • A commitment to the values of diversity, open dialogue, and community engagement
    Application Process:

    Applicants must apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4751

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, Linda Chen at lchen@iusb.edu

    Application Deadline (Best Consideration Date):

    December 15, 2017

    Position Start Date:

    July 1, 2018

Visiting Faculty Positions

  • Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
    SB-2017017

    The School of Nursing of Indiana University South Bend, within the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, ten- month, clinical (non-tenure track) visiting faculty position beginning January 1, 2018.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching undergraduate- level lecture and clinical courses in child and fundamental/ assessment skills nursing. Other teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate and graduate in-person, hybrid or online instruction in relevant areas of expertise. Additional responsibilities include community service, service to the University and College assignments, development of new courses and degree programs.

    The School of Nursing’s programs are fully accredited by the Commission in Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and are known for its highly skilled faculty and excellent learning simulations labs. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and past experience.

    Qualifications:
    • an earned master’s degree in nursing is required
    • candidate must have or be eligible to hold a current RN license in Indiana
    • child health acute care nursing experience is required
    • specialty certification is highly desirable
    • the successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills
    • previous teaching experience highly desired
    Application Process:

    Apply online only at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4621

    Position Start Date:

    January 1, 2018

    Application Deadline:

    October 23, 2017

    Direct Questions to:

    Search committee chair, Sharon Jones, at jones240@iub.edu

Adjunct Faculty Positions

  • Adjunct Lecturers in Public Speaking

    The Communication Studies Department at Indiana University South Bend invites applications for adjunct (part-time) lecturer positions to teach up to two, three-credit public speaking courses (SPCH-S 121) per semester.  (More than one adjunct lecturer is needed.)

    IU South Bend is the third largest campus in the Indiana University system and serves the north central Indiana community. The growing Communication Studies department at IU South Bend currently includes BA and MA degrees in Speech Communication. Our mission is to prepare students to communicate effectively in personal, professional, and mediated environments.

    Qualifications

    A Master of Arts in Communication (or closely related field) is required, along with evidence of innovative and effective teaching. Online teaching experience is a plus.

    Application Requirements

    Interested candidates must submit the following items for consideration:  letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; unofficial transcripts; and, three letters of recommendation. If you are selected for consideration, you will be invited to campus for an in-person interview and teaching demonstration.

    Send Application Materials To

    Kim McInerney, Coordinator of the Public Speaking Course
    Communication Studies Department
    Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
    kmmciner@iusb.edu574-520-4268