Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center
College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology
Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, Texas 77446
This position is responsible for fulfilling legislative mandates
regarding research for the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center. Primary
duties consist of, but are not limited to, conceptualizing quantitative and
qualitative research pertaining to juvenile crime prevention and
intervention; summarizing, analyzing, and, reporting original research
findings concerning various juvenile justice issues for dissemination to
professional, judicial, and legislative decision-makers; retrieving and
using information from the juvenile justice and social science databases to
provide current overviews of various topics concerning the juvenile justice
system and the population it serves; summarizing, analyzing & reporting
original research findings for publication; preparing and delivering local,
national, and, international conference presentations; using various
statistical packages, such as SPSS or SAS for data management to determine
research results; presenting research findings to county and state
officials, and providing information to policymakers to assist their
decisions concerning juveniles.
The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and communication
skills. Excellent computer skills to include the use of the MS Office Suite.
This is a staff position that requires a Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
schedule. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
Salary: $50,821.00 +
Preferred qualifications: Post-doctoral experience and training in basic
and applied quantitative and qualitative research methodology and design,
data collection and management, statistical analyses, and manuscript
preparation. Grant writing experience is a plus.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Social Sciences (e.g. Justice Studies
or Psychology or Community Health or Sociology) from an an accredited
college or university. Three or more years experience in quantitative and
qualitative research methodology and design, data collection, management,
statistical analyses, and manuscript preparation.
All positions at Prairie View A&M University are classified Security
Sensitive; therefore, requiring a background check.
Applicants should apply online at
The following documents must be attached to your
online application in order to successfully apply for this position:
- Resume or Curriculum Vita
- Recommendation Letter 1
- Recommendation Letter 2
- Recommendation Letter 3
- Copy of Official Transcript(s)
If you should need assistance attaching these documents to your
application please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the
closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To be
considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or
former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time
your online application is submitted.
If the educational transcript is from a foreign
institution, a professional agency evaluation from the approved agency list
is required to verify United States' educational equivalence. Acceptable
international evaluation services include:
- Global Credential Evaluators (www.gcevaluators.com)
- Span Tran Educational Services
- SDR Educational Consultants (www.sdr.netfirms.com)
- Educational Credential Evaluators (www.ece.org)
- World Education Services (www.wes.org)
- Josef Silny & Associates (www.jsilny.com)
- International Education Research Foundation