Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Victim Studies

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Victim Studies Requisition 202000065F Rank Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Criminal Justice Department Dept of Victim Studies Quicklink
Contact Name Janet Mullings Title

Dr. Janet Mullings, Department of Victim Studies, Search Committee Chair.

Contact Phone (936) 294-3965 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Contributes to the Department of Victim Studies undergraduate and graduate educational missions and demonstrates 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 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 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 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, Department of Victim Studies, Search Committee Chair, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296. Applications may also be submitted electronically to Applicants should indicate they are applying for the Assistant /Associate/Full Professor Victim Studies position. Review of materials will begin October 5, 2020 and will continue until the search is completed.
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Open Until Filled Yes
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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  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.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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