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.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
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.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
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.
Internal Number: 27543
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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, Huntsvi...lle 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