Department Chair/Associate or Full Professor

Huntsville, Texas, United States

Job description

Requisition: 201800023F

Hiring Salary: Yearly-Faculty

Department: Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

General Requirements:

Previous administrative experience is preferred.

Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:

Responsibilities include degree program planning and implementation, advocacy for all members of the department, planning for programmatic growth (including the possible creation of a School of Psychology and/or partnerships with SHSU’s planned medical school), faculty recruitment and evaluation, budget and resource management, student advising and recruitment, teaching in one’s area of expertise, adhering to SACS and APA standards and coordinating assessment efforts, supporting faculty and student research, fostering excellence in teaching, research, and service among the faculty, and other duties requested or assigned by the administration.

How to apply

Apply online

In addition to the required documents listed in this posting, interested candidates must also submit a statement setting out one’s leadership philosophy and a statement explaining one’s approach to fostering an inclusive environment among diverse faculty, students, and staff. Applicants must also submit contact information for five references that the committee may contact, three of whom may be the reference letter writers.

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.

Sam Houston State University (known as SHSU or Sam) was founded in 1879 and is the third oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. It is located 70 miles north of Houston in the hills, lakes, and forests region of East Texas in Huntsville. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mississippi River and the first such institution of its type in Texas. The school is named for one of Texas's founding fathers, Sam Houston, who made his home in the city.