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Senior Lecturer

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Senior Lecturer
Job Posting Number 20180075FAC
Job Location Round Rock, San Marcos
Department Psychology
Position Description

They Psychology Department at Texas State University invites applications for two Senior Lecturer positions effective Fall 2018. Senior Lecturers are eligible for a five-year term. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and department need. Successful candidates will be expected to do the following:

1. Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate courses per semester including research methods (PSY 3402), history and theory (PSY 4391), social psychology (PSY 3331), or personality psychology (PSY 3316);
2. Participate in institutional and professional service; and
3. Exhibit a collaborative style that facilitates cooperation and teamwork in the Psychology Department.

The Psychology Department offers classes on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses. Salary 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

M.A. in psychology or a closely-related field and evidence of university teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in psychology or a closely-related field;
Experience teaching research methods, history and theory, social psychology, personality psychology, or other psychology courses;
Record of publication; and
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, To ensure full consideration, all materials must be uploaded by February 26, 2018.

Required documents include the following: 1) Cover letter highlighting your qualifications, 2) Current curriculum vitae, 3) Statement of teaching philosophy, 4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations by students, peers, or supervising faculty), 5) Unofficial copies of transcripts showing highest degree conferred, and 6) Three letters of reference.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 02/26/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Legal Notices

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Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  5. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document
  2. DD 214/DD1300
  3. Veteran's Preference