Sam Houston State University is a four year public university of 19,000+ students located in the Piney Woods of East Texas in the City of Huntsville (population 35,000). Huntsville is located 70 miles north of Houston, 150 miles east of Austin, and 170 miles south of Dallas. The University was established as a teacher training college and remains as one of the top rated universities today.
Sam... Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.