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(Archived) Assistant Professor of Practice in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Last Updated: 1/26/23

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Practice in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Requisition/Job Number:

Rank: Assistant Professor of Practice

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hiring Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type: Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College: College of Criminal Justice

Department: Dept of Criminal Justice


Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The teaching load will consist of four (4) course sections each semester (fall and spring). In summer, the candidate is expected to teach at least two (2) course sections. The courses will be taught online through Blackboard Ultra using Premium Distance Learning course format. In addition, some courses maybe offered face-to-face. The successful candidate will receive a nine-month contract for the academic year and will be issued a separate contract in summer. The successful candidate will receive full employment benefits offered by SHSU.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Candidates must have a terminal degree, such as a J.D. or Ph.D., in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic field.

Experience Required for the Position

At least 10 years of relevant work experience in the field of criminal justice.

Other Requirements for the Position

Must be able to develop courses and the ability to teach a variety of courses across the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, the Department of Security Studies, and/or the Department of Victim Studies.

Special Instructions Summary

Candidates’ application materials should include statements about their 1) teaching philosophy and 2) how their teaching will contribute to the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To ensure full consideration, applications must include a letter of interest, a current vita, the two statements mentioned above uploaded under Teaching Philosophy, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references

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.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...