Assistant Professor (Justice Studies)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Dec 13, 2020
Full time   Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Professor (Justice Studies)

Job Title
Assistant Professor (Justice Studies)

Prairie View A&M University

Department Of Justice Studies

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Teaching, research and service. The assistant professor position in the Department of Justice Studies will teach mostly undergraduate level courses though at times may teach a graduate course, will engage in research and publication of research findings, and participate in service commitments.


  • Teaches undergraduate level courses and at times graduate courses. Preference will given go candidate with teaching interests in juvenile and can teach courses throughout the curriculum.
  • Engages in, produces, publishes and present findings at professional conferences on issues related to juvenile justice and/or criminal justice.
  • Participate in service commitments within the department, college, university and the profession.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Juvenile Justice, Criminal Justice, Criminology or closely related discipline.
  • At least one year of undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Candidates that are ABD may be considered but must an earned Doctorate degree at time of appointment.
  • Candidates with only a J.D. degree will not be considered.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective virtual online instruction ability.
  • Ability to publish independently.

Job Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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