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Posting Number: F00106JP
Prairie View A&M University and the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. This position is responsible for teaching, researching, publishing and service. Also, position requires experience in teaching advanced statistics and research methods. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the Department of Justice Studies and providing service to the University, college, department, and the profession. The College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology and the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center are committed to excellence in education, training, prevention and service. By offering a diverse curriculum we train empiricists, educators and practitioners in juvenile justice and psychology. A primary aim is to assist with the understanding of human behavior and the reduction of juvenile offending in the State of Texas.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, Criminology or a closely related discipline. Candidates with the status of ABD in one of the previously mentioned disciplines will be considered. The J.D. alone is not considered a terminal degree for these positions, and candidates with only the J.D. degree will not be considered.
Candidates must have at least 1 year of undergraduate or graduate teaching experience. Additionally, the ability to teach courses throughout the curriculum is required. Candidates should evidence potential for excellence in teaching, research and service. Area of research specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests related to juvenile justice.
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Juvenile Justice
Preferred Experience Requirements:
Preference will be given to candidates with more than one-year of experience in teaching juvenile justice, statistics, and research methods as well as research in juvenile justice.
Preferred Licenses/Certifications :
Prairie View A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disability Employer
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