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Assistant Professor of Security Studies

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/22/23

Job Description

Department: Dept of Security Studies

Full-Time Tenure Track

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition number: 202300072F

Usual duties:

The Department is particularly interested in applications from scholars with expertise in the following homeland security subfields: 1) biosecurity and pandemics, 2) quantitative methods with a focus on social network analysis, data analytics, and/or artificial intelligence, 3) border security and migration.

Degree Requirements:

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 Requirements:

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the potential to meet the traditional rigor of tenure-track academic work (teaching, scholarship, and university service).

Other Requirements for the Position:

The position will be on-site.

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.

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Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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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...