Overview

The Department of Psychology and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in its Criminology Program beginning in August of 2019. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Criminology or a closely related field with a criminology emphasis. ABDs with documented imminent degree completion are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, recruitment, advising, and service. The successful candidate should be able to teach a variety of courses in criminology, such as Introduction to Criminology, White-Collar Crime, Corrections, and Policing. Research areas are open. Tenure and promotion are based on excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is part of the Texas A&M University System and is a designated Hispanic serving institution. The university is a rapidly growing Carnegie Doctoral/Research institution.

Applicants must apply on-line at http://www.tamuk.edu/finance/hr/EmploymentNEW/index.html and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three (3) references, and copies of graduate transcripts. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Provost; Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MSC 102; Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202.  If transcripts are from an international institution, the applicant must have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (AACRAO). http://www.aacrao.org/international/foreignEdCred.cfm

Review of applications will begin February 1st, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

For further information contact Dr. Colin Wark, chair of the Criminology Search Committee at colin.wark@tamuk.edu.  Texas A&M University-Kingsville is committed to excellence. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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.

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