Academic Professional Track (Non Tenure): Open-Rank & Title



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Job description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, at Texas A&M University invites applications for three full-time non-tenure track positions with a 9-month academic appointment beginning Fall 2023. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of Instructional Assistant Professor, Instructional Associate Professor, Instructional Professor, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer based on expertise, experience, and departmental needWe are particularly interested in candidates with a strong background in at least one of the following: cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, developmental psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, and diversity science but are open to many specialties. Additionally, we anticipate successful candidates to teach introductory psychology and/or courses in our research methods and statistics core. We seek candidates who have a strong record of instruction and dedication to student success, and for those candidates seeking a position within the instructional title, we seek candidates who also have a record of commitment to service to undergraduate programs.

Courses will be taught primarily in person in College Station, Texas, with the occasional online or hybrid (in person and online) course. Faculty in the lecturer titles have a 4-4 course load with no service or research expectations, whereas faculty in the instructional titles have a 3-3 course load with service expectations but no research expectations.

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University is a community of scholars committed to generating scientific discoveries in the discipline, providing rigorous undergraduate and graduate education, and engaging in outreach about psychology and the application of psychological science. We offer doctoral programs in clinical psychology, cognition and cognitive neuroscience, social and personality psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and behavioral and cellular neuroscience, and a Master’s program in industrial/organizational psychology. We currently have 48 full-time faculty, over 100 graduate students, and over 2,000 undergraduate majors. We have three undergraduate degrees: BA-Psychology, BS-Psychology, and BS-Neuroscience, focused on behavioral and cognitive neuroscience.

Texas A&M University is a land, sea, and space grant institution that holds the distinction of classification as an R1 Doctoral University (Highest Research Activity), and faculty benefit from the resources and support associated with this designation. Our department is committed to broadening participation in higher education. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to the breadth and excellence of the academic community, as well as the educational needs of the population of Texas and the global community.

Texas A&M University is a Top 20 public research institution and among the largest universities in the US. Located in College Station, the university is 90 miles from Houston, 100 miles from Austin, and 165 miles from Dallas. The Bryan-College Station metropolitan area has over 160,000 residents, and is experiencing rapid job growth. Texas has no state income tax. College Station has a local airport served by American Airlines.

For consideration, as an Instructional Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, a doctorate in psychology or a closely related field is required. For consideration as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer, candidates should have a Master level degree appropriate for the field in which the faculty member will teach and significant teaching experience at the college level in the field or in a related field; a doctorate in psychology or a closely related field is preferred. For consideration at the upper ranks (Instructional Associate or Full Professor, Senior or Principal Lecturer), considerable experience and evidence of efficacy in the relevant areas (teaching for Lecturer titles, teaching and service for Instructional titles) is required.

How to apply

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at and upload the following: 1) Cover letter, 2) C.V., 3) personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching and service as applicable and 4) three contact references for letters of recommendation.

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 30, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions should be addressed to Carlos Bolanos ([email protected]).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.

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Located in College Station, Texas, which is located about 90 miles northwest of Houston. Home to more than 50,000 students, ranking as the sixth-largest university in the country, with more than 360,000 former students worldwide. Holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 61 institutions with this distinction.