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Assistant Professor of Psychology (MA Clinical Psychology) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 3/12/23

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Psychology (MA Clinical Psychology) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Requisition/Job Number:
Rank: Assistant Professor
Hiring Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Position Type: Full-Time Tenure Track
College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department: Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

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 seeks an applicant with interests and expertise in clinical psychology to contribute to its graduate and undergraduate programs. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses as needed; developing a productive research program and mentoring undergraduate and Masters students; and serving on the Masters Psychology Programs Committee. 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 should have a Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited Psychology program or 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
Candidates should show evidence of research.

Other Requirements for the Position
Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas

Special Instructions Summary
The application will require the following materials:
· Letter of interest describing candidate’s alignment with the duties outlined above
· 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
(view enrollment demographic information)
· Full curriculum vita
· Up to two representative publications (one if you are ABD; upload under “Writing Sample”)
· Three letters of recommendation. For ABD applicants, one letter must be from your dissertation director confirming the Ph.D. requirements will be met by August 15, 2023.
· 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)

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct inquiries to: Shelley Riggs, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair,

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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

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...