Current Job Postings

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychology (Open Rank, Tenure Track)

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Tarleton State University invites applications for two open-rank faculty positions in the area of School Psychology at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, with a start date of September 1, 2024. These are both full-time, tenure-track, 9-month positions with primary teaching responsibility on the Stephenville campus.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the psychological sciences, establish a strong line of research with active mentorship of graduate students, and provide service to the university. In particular, the individuals selected will teach and mentor students in courses and activities related to our new Specialist in School Psychology program.

Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in School Psychology or closely related field (ABD will be considered) and must hold (or be eligible for) the Specialist in School Psychology license (LSSP) and/or the Licensed Psychologist (LP) from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. Applicants must have prior experience working in PreK-12 educational settings with children and their families in assessment, consultation, and intervention. Finally, applicants must have a record of research that is commensurate with the rank at which they will be hired.

Application packets only accepted on-line at https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs. Required documents include: (1) completed online application; (2) a cover letter detailing the candidate’s research plan and teaching experience; (3) a detailed CV; (4) three professional references with complete contact information; and (5) copies of all (unofficial) transcripts. Note that official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution prior to final issue of a letter of appointment.

Review of applications packets will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

Open Rank Faculty in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Department of Psychology welcomes applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology. The successful candidate is expected hold the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology and hold licensure as a Licensed Psychologist in Texas or be able to attain licensure in Texas within six months after appointment. Rank is open, and we offer a competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits, and relocation expenses. The anticipated start date is August 2024. Review will occur on a rolling basis.

Salary Range

$95,000 - $130,000 depending on qualifications.

Essential Functions

This position will include practicum supervision and graduate courses such as intellectual and personality assessment, and psychopathology. The faculty member will teach three courses in each of the spring and fall semesters (18 credits per academic year), and a willingness to teach online is desired. The candidate should demonstrate professional competence in clinical supervision and training. The Department of Psychology at UT Permian Basin prides itself on excellence in both teaching and research. Teacher-scholars are especially encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities:

  1. Teach courses based on departmental needs and expertise.
  2. Conduct research related to one's expertise and apply for research grants as appropriate.
  3. Participate in curricular development.
  4. Provide direct clinical supervision for trainees in the Clinical Psychology graduate program as an individual supervisor/practicum course instructor. Participate in departmental training, faculty meetings, and other departmental activities. Maintain regular contact with psychology department faculty to coordinate training needs.
  5. Conduct regular program development and evaluation in supervision-related activities.
  6. Provide support to students in need of academic improvement.
  7. Provide service to the university, college, and department.
  8. Actively participate in the department's expansion.

Required Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology or a closely related field from an APA approved program
  2. Currently licensed as a psychologist in the State of Texas or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas

Additional Information

From the Department

UT Permian Basin is one of nine academic institutions in The University of Texas System; there are an additional six health science institutions in the UT System. The University of Texas Permian Basin offers the BA online and face-to-face. Both are robust programs. We also offer the MA in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations. UT Permian Basin has recently received mental and behavioral health grants that can cover tuition for Clinical Psychology graduate students.

Required Application Materials

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV)
  3. Research and teaching statement
  4. Summary of student course evaluations (if available)
  5. List of three (3) references
  6. Unofficial transcripts (preferred)

All candidates must complete an employment application. Review will occur on a rolling basis. Questions may be directed to Dr. Wei-Ju Chen at chen_w@utpb.edu.

See full Ad HERE

Assistant Professor of Social Psychology - Tenure-track

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who specializes in Social Psychology. This hire will have access to a newly renovated lab space with several computer stations, workspace for research assistants, and lab meeting space. We offer a competitive salary and relocation expenses. The anticipated start date is August 2024. Review will occur on a rolling basis.

Salary Range

$70,000.00.00 Depending on Qualifications

Essential Functions

We seek candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Social Psychology. This hire will have access to a newly renovated lab space with several computer stations, workspace for research assistants, and lab meeting space. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students. Further, the candidate will be encouraged to seek grant support for his/her/their research.
The faculty member will teach three courses in the spring and fall semester (18 credits per year), such as research methods, statistics, and theory courses related to one's expertise in our BA and MA programs. A willingness to teach online is also desired. The Department of Psychology at UT Permian Basin prides itself on excellence in both teaching and research. Teacher-scholars are especially encouraged to apply.

  1. Teach courses based on departmental needs and expertise.
  2. Conduct research related to one's expertise and apply for research grants as appropriate.
  3. Participate in curricular development.
  4. Mentor students to prepare them for professional placement, graduate studies, and research.
  5. Provide support to students in need of academic improvement.
  6. Provide service to the university, college, and department.
  7. Actively participate in the department's expansion.

Required Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in Psychology

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Active research potential
  2. Some teaching experience

Additional Information

From the Department

UT Permian Basin is one of seven academic institutions in the University of Texas System; there are also six health science institutions in the UT System. The Department of Psychology currently has 7 full-time faculty. We offer the BA online and face-to-face. Both are robust programs. We also offer the MA in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations. The clinical concentration currently enrolls 40 students. UT Permian Basin is located in the warm and sunny climate of West Texas. The Midland/Odessa area is ideal for those who enjoy hiking, geology, and the outdoors. Several Texas state parks and two national parks are located within 200 miles of the university. Questions may be directed to Dr. Wei-Ju Chen, Chair of the Search Committee, at chen_w@utpb.edu.

Required Application Materials

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching philosophy statement
  5. Summary of student course evaluations (if available)
  6. Research Statement
  7. Transcripts (Preferred)
  8. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

See full Ad HERE

Assistant Professor of Cognitive / Biological / Physiological Psychology - Tenure-track

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who specializes in Cognitive, Biological, or Physiological Psychology. This hire will have access to a newly renovated and equipped psychophysiological lab space with a 64-channel Brain Vision EEG system and 4 bipolar EMG leads. We offer a competitive salary and relocation expenses. The anticipated start date is August 2024. Review will occur on a rolling basis.

Salary Range

$70,000.00.00 Depending on Qualifications

Essential Functions

We seek candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Cognitive, Biological, or Physiological Psychology, or a related field. This hire will have access to a newly renovated and equipped psychophysiological lab space. The lab space contains two fully sound-proofed data collection rooms, each containing a 64-channel Brain Vision EEG system as well as 4 bipolar EMG leads. A separate control room houses all computer needs for data recording, data reduction, workspace for research assistants, and lab meeting space. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students. Further, the candidate will be encouraged to seek grant support for his/her/their research.
The faculty member will teach three courses in the spring and fall semester (18 credits per year), such as research methods, statistics, and theory courses related to one's expertise in our BA and MA programs. A willingness to teach online is also desired. The Department of Psychology at UT Permian Basin prides itself on excellence in both teaching and research. Teacher-scholars are especially encouraged to apply.

  1. Teach courses based on departmental needs and expertise.
  2. Conduct research related to one's expertise and apply for research grants as appropriate.
  3. Participate in curricular development.
  4. Mentor students to prepare them for professional placement, graduate studies, and research.
  5. Provide support to students in need of academic improvement.
  6. Provide service to the university, college, and department.
  7. Actively participate in the department's expansion.

Required Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Research requiring the use of an EEG lab
  2. Active research potential
  3. Some teaching experience

Additional Information

From the Department

UT Permian Basin is one of seven academic institutions in the University of Texas System; there are also six health science institutions in the UT System. The Department of Psychology currently has 7 full-time faculty. We offer the BA online and face-to-face. Both are robust programs. We also offer the MA in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations. The clinical concentration currently enrolls 40 students. UT Permian Basin is located in the warm and sunny climate of West Texas. The Midland/Odessa area is ideal for those who enjoy hiking, geology, and the outdoors. Several Texas state parks and two national parks are located within 200 miles of the university. Questions may be directed to Dr. Wei-Ju Chen, Chair of the Search Committee, at chen_w@utpb.edu.

Required Application Materials

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching philosophy statement
  5. Summary of student course evaluations (if available)
  6. Research Statement
  7. Transcripts (Preferred)
  8. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

See full Ad HERE

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