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Assistant/Associate Professor of Security Studies

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 7/20/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200094F

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Security Studies

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.

Full-Time Tenure Track

College College of Criminal Justice

Department Dept of Security Studies

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

While the search will be open to highly qualified scholars specializing in any area of the Homeland Security enterprise, the Department is particularly interested in applications from scholars with expertise in the homeland security subfields of critical infrastructure protection, public-private partnerships in the homeland security context, or legal aspects of homeland security.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Successful applicants will have completed a PhD in a field of study that has prepared them to achieve excellence in university-level teaching and scholarship in one or more areas within the Homeland Security Enterprise. This can include, but is not limited to, the disciplines of homeland security studies, political science, or public policy.

Experience Required for the Position

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the potential to meet the traditional rigor of tenure-track academic work (teaching, scholarship, and university service). Significant practitioner experience within the homeland security enterprise will be considered an advantage.

Other Specifications

Commitment to quality teaching, research, and mentoring students.

Review of materials will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the search is completed.

To ensure full consideration, applications should include:

A letter of interest, a current vita, unofficial transcripts, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research & Goals and three letters of recommendation addressed to: Nadav Morag; Chair, Search Committee; Sam Houston State University; College of Criminal Justice, Box 2296; Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296,

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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