Assistant Professor - Administration of Justice

Houston, TX
Oct 03, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Official TSU Title:

Assistant Professor - Administration of Justice

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Responsible for functions related to teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses; advising students; serving on dissertation committee; engaging in scholarly activities in areas relevant to the department; and assuming departmental and college committee responsibilities.

Essential Duties Summary:

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Administration of Justice as assigned. Advise students who major or minor in Administration of Justice. Supervise Thesis and Dissertations. Teach Research Methods in Administration of Justice both online and face-to-face; Teach Statistics in Administration of Justice both online and face-to-face. Teach master’s level statistics and research methods. Possess or show the potential to develop an active research agenda in terrorism and emergency management issues, including the pursuit of extramural funding. Participate in and develop partnerships with local, regional, national, and international scholars and practitioners, and criminal justice agencies.

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Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.


An earned Ph.D. degree from an accredited college/university in Criminology; Criminal Justice; Administration of Justice; or closely related field is required An earned J.D. degree is insufficient for this appointment, even with teaching and administration experience in criminal justice.

Required Licensing/Certification:

Not Generally Required, but Required of All Candidates Who Have Not Been Awarded a Ph.D.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Work Experience:

Teach Research Methods in Administration of Justice both online and face-to-face; Teach Statistics in Administration of Justice both online and face-to-face. Ability to teach emergency management courses.

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Work Complexity/Budget Authority:

The writing of and securing of research grants is desirable.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills:

A documented history of sound academic and work place/laboratory judgment/decision making/problem solving skills is highly desirable. A documented history of pedagogic efficiency is highly desirable; e.g., teaching evaluations, peer reviews, or reviews by supervisors.

Personal/Organizational Contacts:

Personal contacts/organizational contacts must be provided, if requested by the Department of Administration of Justice. A documented history of collegial interaction with colleagues is a necessity. The Department of Administration of Justice WILL NOT contact your personal or organizational contacts, unless you are a finalist for this posted position and an offer is about to be tendered.

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UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.

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