Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor #20180061FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Oct 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

Job Posting Number: 20180061FAC

Job Location: San Marcos

College Applied Arts

School of Criminal Justice

Position Description: The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University invites applicants for a full-time (nine-month) faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor. Responsibilities include high-quality scholarship/research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching (2-2 teaching load), and university, professional, and/or community service. The School of Criminal Justice awards the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Qualified candidates for all ranks must have earned a Ph.D. in criminal justice or related field by time of appointment (those who hold the J.D. only will not be considered), provide evidence of strong methodological/analytical skills, and demonstrate a strong record of or potential for sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals (commensurate with experience). In addition to these required qualifications, appointment at the rank of professor requires experience in supervising and mentoring doctoral students.

For appointment as an associate professor or professor, the successful candidate must meet the School and university established standards for persons of the appointed rank. The possibility of tenure is available to the candidate appointed at the rank of associate professor or professor (contingent on approval of the Board of Regents).

Preferred Qualifications

For all ranks, preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate potential for or prior experience with seeking and/or securing external grant funding, working with diverse student populations, and the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs. For consideration at the rank of associate professor, preference will also be given to those candidates who have experience in supervising and mentoring graduate students, and for consideration at the rank of assistant professor, preference will be given to candidates providing evidence of effective teaching.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website,, will be accepted and considered. For full consideration, please include the following in your application: cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications for the rank(s) you are applying for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, and a sample of published work. Deadline for submission of all application materials is January 31, 2018.

Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Christine Sellers, Director, School of Criminal Justice at or to Dr. Shayne Jones, Chair, Search Committee at

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date: Fall 2018

Close Date: 01/31/2018

Open Until Filled? No

Review Date: 02/01/2018


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Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

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