Associate/Full Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology

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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 TitleAssociate/Full Professor of Criminal Justice & CriminologyRequisition201900046FRankAssociate or Full ProfessorFLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

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

Position CategoryPosition TypeFull-Time Tenure TrackCollegeCollege of Criminal JusticeDepartmentDept of Criminal Justice and CriminologyQuicklink Refer Applicants To

Contact NameErin OrrickTitle

Dr. Erin Orrick, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296.

Contact Phone(936 ) 294-3643Contact [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Area(s) of specialization are open with primary consideration given to candidates who will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and graduate educational missions, research productivity, and service.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic field.

Experience Required for the Position

An established record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank for which they are applying. The successful candidate is expected to teach core courses in the Department’s academic degree programs, have an active research agenda that includes a strong publication record, potential for (or record of) externally funded research, and demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and mentoring of students.

Other Requirements for the Position

The Department and SHSU are committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion; the successful candidate is expected to advance this commitment. Candidates who have experience working in diverse environments or who can actively contribute to this culture are encouraged to include this information in the letter of interest.

Special Instructions Summary

To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted online at: and should include a Cover Letter, a current Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research & Goals and contact information for a minimum of three references addressed to: Dr. Erin Orrick, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296. Applications may also be submitted electronically to [email protected] Applicants should indicate they are applying for the Associate Professor / Full Professor open-specialization position. Review of materials will begin September 9, 2019 and will continue until the search is completed.
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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.

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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Candidate DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Reference Contact Information
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    Posted: 9/4/2019
    Application Due: 11/3/2019
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