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Open Rank Tenure Line Faculty, Criminal Justice and Criminology

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Texas State University
Location
San Marcos

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Position Title:

Open Rank Tenure Line Faculty, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Job Posting Number:

202215TTL

Job Location:

San Marcos

Department:

School of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Position Description:

The School of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Texas State University invites applicants for up to two full-time (nine-month) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and/or Professor, to begin in Fall 2022. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor includes the possibility of tenure (contingent on approval of the Board of Regents). Responsibilities include high-quality research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and university, professional, and community service.

The School of Criminal Justice and Criminology awards Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. For additional information about our faculty members’ research interests and many accomplishments, as well as our research and training centers visit the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Texas State and the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and 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. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

About Texas State UniversityTexas State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), is a diverse campus community that includes student enrollments with 37% Hispanic, and 53% minority, representation. The institution is classified as a Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity and is located in the quickly developing Austin-San Antonio corridor.
The university is located in San Marcos, TX, a city of approximately 67,000 residents, is situated in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country, 30 miles south of Austin and 50 miles north of San Antonio. Metropolitan attractions plus outdoor recreational opportunities make the community an attractive place in which to live and work. Other major metropolitan areas, including Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, are within four hours driving distance. Additional information about the University and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at Texas State.

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 2022 semester) a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, criminology, or related field; those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.
  • Evidence of peer-reviewed publication and ability to sustain publication productivity.
For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, the successful candidate must have:
  • A Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or related field; those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.
  • Strong record of sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with experience
For appointment as an Associate Professor or 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 any rank to those applicants who:

  • Have strong methodological/analytical skills.
  • Can contribute to the growth of the School’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Have experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Can promote University and School goals to foster a diverse and inclusive environment.
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 or 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/35864.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by September 30, 2021: cover letter that addresses all required and preferred qualifications at the appropriate rank, curriculum vitae, a sample of publishable or published work, and names and contact information for three references.

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

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

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2022

Posting Date:

08/03/2021

Full Consideration Date::

09/30/2021

Open Until Filled?:

Yes

EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation:

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at [email protected]. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

Record Checks and Verifications:

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.

Eligibility for Employment:

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

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.

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 Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35864

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

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.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

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.

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Location
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Texas
78666
United States
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