Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Victim Studies (2 positions to be filled)

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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 TitleAssistant/Associate/Full Professor of Victim Studies (2 positions to be filled)Requisition201900066FRankAssistant, Associate, or Full ProfessorFLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

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

Contact NameJanet MullingsTitle

Dr. Janet Mullings, Victim Studies Program Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296.

Contact Phone(936) 294-3965Contact [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The successful candidate will contribute to the Victim Studies program’s undergraduate and graduate educational missions and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. The incumbent will be expected to teach substantive courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, maintain a research agenda, mentor students, and participate on Program committees

Educational Requirements for the Position

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or a closely related academic field and an established record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank for which they are applying.

Experience Required for the Position

Primary consideration will be given to candidates with an applied research agenda and practical experience in the field of victim services.

Other Requirements for the Position

The Program and SHSU are committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion; the successful candidate is similarly 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.

Currently housed within the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, the Victim Studies Program is on track to become a fourth department in the College of Criminal Justice in Fall 2020.

Special Instructions Summary

To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted online at: and should include a letter of interest, a current vita, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references addressed to: Dr. Janet Mullings, Victim Studies Program 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 Assistant /Associate/Full Professor Victim Studies position. Review of materials will begin September 16, 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.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

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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
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 9/7/2019
Application Due: 12/6/2019
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