Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

Houston, Texas, United States

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Assistant Professor responsibilities include teaching courses in the psychology curriculum (which may include online, evening and or weekend classes); advising students; maintaining active service and research agendas; seeking/securing external funding to support research endeavors; serving in advisory positions for student organizations, and participating in committee work in the governance of the college and the psychology program. The ideal candidate must possess a doctorate in Psychology from an APA -accredited, scientist-practitioner, clinical or counseling program, and be a Texas-licensed psychologist or eligible for immediate licensure. The successful applicant should have some academic teaching experience and a record of research activity beyond the dissertation.

Essential Duties Summary

Teaches at the undergraduate and/or the graduate levels. Maintain active research agenda, including seeking and securing external funding. Department, university, professional, and community service. Student advising and support.



Hiring Range
Commensurate with experience.


An earned doctorate in Counseling, Clinical or School Psychology from an APA accredited program is required.

Required Licensing/Certification

Licensure as a Psychologist or Licensed specialist in School Psychology preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Applicants should be dynamic individuals with a demonstrated ability to make significant contributions to departmental growth in the areas of curricular development, teaching, scholarly activity, and research funding. Applicants must also have a demonstrable commitment to undergraduate and graduate education in an academic environment.

Work Experience

The applicant must have at least five (5) years of college or university teaching experience and must be committed to upholding excellence in teaching, research and service.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to make sound independent decisions within the context of the departmental and university environments.

Personal/Organizational Contacts

Provide 3 professional or academic references.

Customer Service Relationships

Ability to work with current and future students, and professional colleagues in the academic and community settings.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions.

How to apply

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