Prairie View A&M University Prairie View, TX, USA
Nov 20, 2019Full time
Associate Professor, Psychology College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology Job Requisition #R-024893 The College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor in Psychology. This is a full-time, nine-month position responsible for teaching primarily graduate level courses engaging in research and publication of research findings, and participating in service commitments. 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, the College trains 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 crime in Texas. Faculty and staff of the College work to nurture the passion that students bring with them: a desire to make a substantial positive mark in the world. The investment in whole person development includes assisting students to locate and succeed in internships, employment, graduate and professional schools, community service engagement and youth and family outreach. The College continues to build its research infrastructure in response to the relevant issues in criminal justice and youth mental health. The Center offers programming and serves as a resource to the state's youth, families and practitioners in juvenile justice and related fields. Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a public land grant university located 45 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, the nation's fourth largest city. It has an enrollment of more than 9,400 students and offers Bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines. The University's target service area for undergraduate, graduate and outreach programs includes the Texas Gulf Coast Region; the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor; and urban Texas centers. For more information on the university, visit http://www.pvamu.edu .