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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration, applications should include a letter of interest, a current vita, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references addressed to: Dr. William R. King, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296, or at william.king@shsu.edu. Electronic materials are acceptable. In addition, SHSU has an online application system and all applicants must apply online. Review of materials will begin September 18, 2017 and will continue until the search is completed. Visit our website at http://www.shsu.edu/academics/criminal-justice/departments/criminal-justice-and-criminology/index.html to learn more about our Department.

Posting Details

Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Requisition 201700043F
Rank Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary

Salary is competitive with other research oriented, doctoral programs. Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category
Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track
College College of Criminal Justice
Department Dept of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name William King
Title

William R. King, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296

Contact Phone (936) 294-1645
Contact Email william.king@shsu.edu

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Interested in applications from scholars engaged in rigorous research on 1) evidence-based practices and translational social science; 2) legal topics; and 3) victim studies.

Educational Requirements for the Position

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic field by August 1, 2018 and have a strong interest in criminal justice and criminological research.

Experience Required for the Position

The successful candidate will have an active research agenda, potential for, or record of, externally funded research activity, and a commitment to quality teaching and mentoring of students.

Other Requirements for the Position
Special Instructions Summary

To ensure full consideration, applications should include a letter of interest, a current vita, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references addressed to: Dr. William R. King, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296, or at william.king@shsu.edu.
Electronic materials are acceptable. In addition, SHSU has an online application system and all applicants must apply online.
Review of materials will begin September 18, 2017 and will continue until the search is completed. Visit our website at http://www.shsu.edu/academics/criminal-justice/departments/criminal-justice-and-criminology/index.html to learn more about our Department.

Open Until Filled Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents