Postdoctoral Fellowship

Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Job description

Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track

Department: IU Bloomington Criminal Justice

Position Summary
The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, Bloomington, announces a 1-year (12-month) Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Community Corrections and poverty research to begin as early as September 1, 2018 or as late as January 1, 2019. The position is open to renewal, based on a mutual interest and satisfactory achievement of certain milestones. Postdoctoral Fellow’s time is allocated toward conducting research and data collection in Indiana and conducting collaborative research projects with the Postdoctoral Supervision by Dr. Miriam Northcutt Bohmert. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to be in residence for the academic year. Some travel around Indiana and to academic meetings and project meetings is a funded part of the job.

Department Contact for Questions
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. Miriam Northcutt Bohmert, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, 1033 E 3rd St., 302 Sycamore Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; For more information about the Department, please visit our website:

For Best Consideration Date: 07/30/2018

Expected Start Date: 09/01/2018

How to apply

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: A completed application will include a letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample, and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications will begin July 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent, and be no more than five years past the PhD. Research and teaching experience preferred. Research interests could include corrections, community supervision, poverty, law, or related areas. The candidate should have experience with quantitative statistical and analytic techniques and/or experience conducting interviews with criminal justice-involved individuals. Strong writing skills are also desired.

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