Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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Posting Information

Position TitleAssistant Professor or Associate ProfessorJob Posting Number202031FACJob LocationSan MarcosDepartmentSchool of Criminal JusticePosition Description

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University invites applicants for up to two full-time (nine-month) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor, to begin in Fall 2020. Appointment at the rank of associate professor includes the possibility of tenure (contingent on approval of the Board of Regents).

Responsibilities include high-quality scholarship/research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and university, professional, and/or community service. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Texas State is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Required Qualifications

For appointment at the rank of assistant professor, the successful candidate must have:
• Earned (or anticipate earning by the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester) a Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or related field; those who hold a JD only will not be considered.
• Strong potential for, or record of, sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with experience.

For appointment at the rank of associate professor, the successful candidate must have:
• Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or related field; those who hold a JD only will not be considered.
• Strong record of sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with experience.
• For appointment as an associate professor, the successful candidate must meet the School and University established standards for persons of that rank.

Preferred Qualifications

All areas of expertise will be considered, but preference will be given at either rank to those applicants who have:
• The ability to teach in the areas of policing, courts, or corrections; other areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs will also be considered.
• Strong methodological/analytical skills.
• Experience working with diverse student populations.

For appointment at the rank of assistant professor, additional preferred qualifications include:
• Potential for seeking and/or securing external grant funding.
• Evidence of effective teaching.

For appointment at the rank of associate professor, additional preferred qualifications include:
• Record of seeking and/or securing external grant funding.
• Experience in supervising and mentoring graduate students.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/25894.

Position is open until filled; however, for full consideration, please submit all of the following materials by September 30, 2019: letter of application that addresses all required and preferred qualifications at the appropriate rank, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, summary evidence of student mentoring and teaching effectiveness, and one sample of publishable or published work.

Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Donna Vandiver, Search Committee Chair, at: [email protected].

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

Proposed Start DateFall 2020Open DateReview Date09/30/2019Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


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.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Linkhttp://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/25894Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  5. Samples of Scholarly Work/Research
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation #1
  2. Letter of Recommendation #2
  3. Letter of Recommendation #3
  4. DD 214/DD1300
  5. Veteran's Preference
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