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Prairie View A&M University
  • Position Number: 2016661
  • Location: Prairie View, TX
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Psychology

Prairie View A&M University

Assistant/ Associate Professor - College Of Juvenile Justice & Psychology

College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology
Job Requisition #R-024893, R-026925

The College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the positions of Associate/Assistant Professor in Psychology. The Assistant/Associate Professor for psychology will teach full time nine months mostly graduate level courses though at times may teach an undergraduate course, engage in research and publication of research findings
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 offending 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 9,000 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

Qualifications: Interested applicants for the Assistant or Associate Professor Clinical Psychology must have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, must be a Texas- licensed psychologist or near eligible for such licensure in the state of Texas, and be able to guide students in quantitative research. ABD's who will have the degree in hand before the start date or a negotiated period will be considered with one year of college or university teaching.
How to Apply: This position will remain open until filled. To review the job announcement in its entirety and to apply online, please visit us at Interested applicants will be required to attach a letter of interest or cover letter and curriculum vitae. For assistance with the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or

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

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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, masters 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 he 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.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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