Assistant Professor of Psychology

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 09, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology & Sociology at Angelo State University (ASU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Social Psychology. We are primarily interested in candidates with a broad base of expertise across the social psychological domain. Expected employment date is August, 2021. Reviews of applications will occur as the applications are received and will continue until the position has been successfully filled. The position requires a PhD degree in Social Psychology or a closely-related field in psychology; ABD candidates are acceptable provided the PhD degree can be reasonably obtained within the first 12 months after hire date. Upon hire, the candidate will manage a 12-hour course load per semester (undergraduate and graduate coursework) and participate in student advising. Also, the candidate should be prepared to develop a student-centered research program over the first two years of the appointment. Candidates with online teaching experience are especially requested. 

About the Department. The Psychology and Sociology Department at ASU offers undergraduate degrees in psychology and sociology as well as Master’s degrees in Applied, Counseling, Experimental, and Industrial-Organizational psychology. ( Nineteen full-time faculty members are active in student-centered research across a wide variety of topics to support over 300 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate students. In addition, the department has research capabilities that can support basic social, experimental social, and social/neuropsychological research endeavors. The department has been recognized nationally as a leader in online graduate education as well. Additional information on this search and the university can be obtained by contacting the search committee chair, Dr. Kraig Schell, at (325) 486.6128 or by email at To apply for the position, go to ASU is an EEO/AA employer. 

About Angelo State University. Angelo State is known nationally for its successes. It has been named by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s “Best Colleges” for the last 9 years, and also one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education. ASU is a member of the Texas Tech University System and has a modern, attractive campus serving more than 10,000 students. The city of San Angelo, a small metro area of about 105,000, is also one of the best cities for Texas families according to WalletHub