Assistant Professor of Psychology (School Psychology)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology (School Psychology) Requisition 202000110F Rank Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department Dept of Psychology and Philosophy Quicklink
Contact Name Dr. James Crosby Title

Search Committee Co-Chair
Department of Psychology & Philosophy
SHSU Box 2447
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone 936-294-2202 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Duties will include graduate teaching of a variety of courses associated with the SSP Program as well as the opportunity to assume other psychology-related instructional areas as needed, undergraduate teaching in area(s) of expertise, supervising field-based experiences and/or practica, and advising and mentoring students.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Research and applied interests are open. Successful candidates are required to hold a doctoral degree in School Psychology from an APA -accredited and/or NASP -approved program by the time of appointment, be eligible for licensure as both a Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, and demonstrate evidence of, or strong potential for, scholarship in areas relevant to school psychology.

Experience Required for the Position

The preferred candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience as a school psychologist practitioner and potential for acquiring extramural funding. Candidates must be committed to a student-centered approach and have a passion for teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Other Requirements for the Position

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

Special Instructions Summary

The application will require the following materials: Letter of interest: Statement of research interests; Statement of teaching interests and philosophy; Statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU . Click on the demographics tab at for information about the demographics of the SHSU student population; Full curriculum vita; One to two representative publications; Three letters of recommendation. For ABD applicants, one letter must be from your dissertation director confirming that the Ph.D. requirements will be met by August 16, 2021; 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)

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan 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, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Transcripts
  6. Writing Sample
  7. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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