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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Clinical Psychology

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Clinical Psychology
Job Posting Number 20180019FAC
Job Location San Marcos
Department Psychology
Position Description

Texas State University is classified as a Doctoral University (R2: Higher Research Activity) by the Carnegie Foundation, and a major university goal is to continue enhancing its research profile. To this end, the Department of Psychology seeks to hire faculty members with the training, skills, and career objectives to support a potential Ph.D. program in clinical psychology, with a clinical neuropsychology track. Although approval of the Ph.D. program is not assured, the department is interested in candidates who would fully participate in and contribute to such a program.

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) develop and maintain an active research program in the area of clinical psychology, broadly construed; 2) involve undergraduate and graduate students in research; 3) actively seek and maintain external funding; 4) teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses; and 5) participate in service as a good departmental citizen.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

To be eligible for hire at an advanced rank the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

Assistant Professor
1) Record of excellence in scholarly publications. All areas of specialization in clinical psychology, including neuropsychology, will be considered. 2) Evidence of potential for securing external research funding. 3) Licensed or License Eligible. 4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Associate Professor or Professor
1) Record of excellence in scholarly publications. All areas of specialization in clinical psychology, including neuropsychology, will be considered. 2) Record of success in obtaining external research funding. 3) Licensed or License Eligible. 4) Experience in supervising doctoral students in clinical psychology. 5) Evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Application Procedures

On-line submission of all application materials is required through the university’s application portal, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20033. To ensure full consideration, all materials must be uploaded by October 2, 2017. Required documents include: 1) cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research interests, 4) statement of teaching philosophy, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) three letters of reference.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to psychology-jobs@txstate.edu.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 10/02/2017
Close Date 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled? No
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Interests
Optional Documents
  1. Examples of Recent Publications
  2. Syllabi
  3. Licensure
  4. Additional Document
  5. DD 214/DD1300
  6. Veteran's Preference