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Assistant/Associate Professor of Victim Studies

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Criminal Justice

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Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Victim Studies

Requisition:

202100070F

Rank:

Assistant or Associate Professor

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track

College:

College of Criminal Justice

Department:

Dept of Victim Studies

Open Date:

06/14/2021

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27543

Contact Name:

Shelly Clevenger

Title:

Dr. Shelly Clevenger, Chair, Department of Victim Studies, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296

Contact Phone:

(936) 294-3871

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Primary consideration will be given to candidates with an applied research agenda and practical experience in the field of victim services. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department of Victim Studies undergraduate and graduate educational missions and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research as well as service. The incumbent will be expected to teach substantive courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, maintain a research agenda, mentor students, and participate in service to the department.

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

Experience Required for the Position:

An established record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank for which they are applying.

Other Requirements for the Position:

The Department of Victim Studies and SHSU are committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate is similarly expected to embrace and 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: https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/ and should include a letter of interest, a current vitae, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references addressed to: Dr. Shelly Clevenger or Dr. Janet Mullings, Victim Studies Department, Search Committee Co-Chairs, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296.

Review of materials will begin September 10, 2021 and will continue until the search is completed.

Visit our website at https://www.shsu.edu/academics/criminal-justice/ to learn more about the College of Criminal Justice.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States
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