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Assistant Professor of Psychology (Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology)

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 10/12/21

Job Description

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Assistant Professor of Psychology (Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology)

Requisition 202100104F

Rank Assistant Professor

FLSA status Exempt

Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track

College College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

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Contact Name Dr. Jorge Varela
Title Search Committee Chair
Box 2447
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact email jgv002@shsu.edu

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.

The Department of Psychology and Philosophy in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in its APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology to begin in the Fall 2022 semester.

Duties will include conducting and supervising research, supervising theses and dissertations, supervising clinical practica, and teaching in the graduate (Masters and Doctoral) and undergraduate programs in the department. Candidates with demonstrated potential for extramural funding are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be committed to a student-centered approach and have a passion for teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Candidates must have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program, and must be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas (applicants who are ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be conferred by the start date of the position).

Experience Required for the Position

The doctoral program has an emphasis area of forensic psychology; candidates with expertise at the intersection of psychology and law are especially welcomed. In addition, the department is very interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: research and practice with children and adolescents, research and practice related to diversity and inclusion, and/or research and practice related to neuropsychology, particularly neuropsychological assessment.

Candidates should have an active program of research with potential for external funding. As a member of the Department of Psychology and Philosophy, area of specialty is open, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: research and practice with children and adolescents, research and practice related to diversity and inclusion, and/or research and practice related to neuropsychology, particularly neuropsychological assessment.

Other Requirements for the Position

Sam Houston State University is located in Huntsville in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas approximately one hour north of the ethnically and culturally diverse Houston metropolitan area. SHSU is classified as a “Doctoral/Professional University” by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.

The application will require the following materials:
• Letter of interest describing alignment with the clinical psychology program
• Statement of teaching interests and philosophy
• Statement of research interests
• Statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU. Click on the demographics tab at:
https://www.shsu.edu/dept/institutional-effectiveness/fbenrollment
• Full curriculum vita
• Two representative publications
• Transcripts for all graduate education (applicants may submit unofficial transcripts for initial screening; however, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required for credential review prior to hiring) Additional materials may be requested throughout the consideration process.
• Three letters of recommendation. For ABD applicants, one letter must be from your dissertation director confirming that the Ph.D. requirements will be met by August 1, 2022. Applicants are asked to upload a document in lieu of a letter with the name and contact information of the letter writer for each recommendation. Please request letter writers to send their recommendations directly to the search committee chair, Jorge G. Varela, Ph.D., at jgv002@shsu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct inquiries to: Jorge Varela, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, jgv002@shsu.edu

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Please see Special Instructions for more details. The application will require the following materials:
• Letter of interest describing alignment with the clinical psychology program
• Statement of teaching interests and philosophy
• Statement of research interests
• Statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU. Click on the demographics tab at:
https://www.shsu.edu/dept/institutional-effectiveness/fbenrollment
• Full curriculum vita
• Two representative publications
• Transcripts for all graduate education (applicants may submit unofficial transcripts for initial screening; however, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required for credential review prior to hiring) Additional materials may be requested throughout the consideration process.
• Three letters of recommendation. For ABD applicants, one letter must be from your dissertation director confirming that the Ph.D. requirements will be met by August 1, 2022. Applicants are asked to upload a document in lieu of a letter with the name and contact information of the letter writer for each recommendation. Please request letter writers to send their recommendations directly to the search committee chair, Jorge G. Varela, Ph.D., at jgv002@shsu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct inquiries to: Jorge Varela, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, jgv002@shsu.edu



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Huntsville, Texas, United States