Assistant Professor Criminal Justice & Criminology (up to 6 positions to be filled)

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Criminal Justice
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor Criminal Justice & Criminology (up to 6 positions to be filled)

Requisition:

202100068F

Rank:

Assistant Professor

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

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

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track

College:

College of Criminal Justice

Department:

Dept of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Open Date:

06/14/2021

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27531

Contact Name:

Ryan Randa

Title:

Dr. Ryan Randa, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296.

Contact Phone:

(936) 294-4366

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The successful candidates will have expertise in one of the following areas:

•Courts (Broadly, and including legal issues)
•Criminal Justice Policy and/or Reform
•Gangs and/or Drugs and Crime
•International and/or Comparative Criminal Justice / Criminology
•Quantitative Data Analysis or Research Design
•White Collar and/or Corporate Crime

Applicants should clearly indicate the area of expertise under which they wish to be considered.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic field. ABDs may apply but must have a Ph.D. by the start of employment.

Experience Required for the Position:

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 of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; the successful candidate is expected to share this commitment. Candidates should include a diversity statement (instructions in web portal) in their letters of application

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. Ryan Randa, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, 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/cj-crim/ to learn more about our Department.

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.

Organization

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student 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 student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. 

SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.

SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. 

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.  

A member of The Texas State University System  

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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