Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

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Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology Rank Assistant/Associate Professor Classification Title Tenure Track Position Summary

New Mexico Highlands University is accepting applications for a nine month, tenure-track position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology beginning in August 2021.

—Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in clinical psychology, research methods, statistics, positive psychology, career development, multicultural psychology, introductory psychology, and other assigned courses within the prescribed curriculum.
—This position will focus on development of NMHU’s online asynchronous undergraduate degree in order to advance and grow the Psychology program.
—This position will be based at the NMHU Farmington Center to serve the face to face needs of the Farmington area student population.
—This position will include research mentoring of Psychology graduate students who are based at the Las Vegas main campus.
—This position will include academic advising of main campus and center undergraduate and graduate students.
—This position will require development of a psychology research laboratory and an active research program.
—This position will include service to the university and department.

The College of Arts and Sciences, housed within a Hispanic Serving Institution, is dedicated to creating a climate of engagement, diversity and inclusion, and providing pathways for students from under-represented groups to pursue Psychology careers. All applicants should have a demonstrated willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds and to advise and teach an undergraduate and graduate student body that is diverse with respect to socio-economic status, culture, and career path.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching a normal load of 24 credit hours per academic year (may be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes, courses via distance education/online); holding office hours as required; advising students on academic and vocational curricula; directing student research (including theses, independent study, etc.); participating as a departmental and program representative on standing and ad-hoc committees; developing a research laboratory and an active research program in psychology; all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: (1) Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field ( ABD will be considered). Experience: (1) Evidence of teaching and research excellence/potential; (2) experience with Distance and Technology Education delivery systems.

Preferred Qualifications

(1) Experience with research, publications, and grant funding

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in in clinical psychology, research methods, statistics, positive psychology, career development, multicultural psychology, introductory psychology, and other assigned courses within the prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of distance and technology education delivery systems.

Work Location Farmington Campus
Posting Number F199P Posting Open Date 12/21/2020 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application must include: 1) Cover Letter/Letter of Application describing online learning approach/vision, teaching, and research interests; 2) Curriculum Vita; 3) Unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts; 4) Evidence of teaching and research excellence; 5) Sample of syllabi; 6) Three Letters of Reference (including contact information of letter writers). References will be contacted in conjunction with an on-campus interview and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on-campus interview. While no deadline has been established, review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021. Position will remain open until filled. For more information regarding the position, please contact Dr. David Pan at or (505) 454-3375.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003. New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
  5. Samples of Syllabus
Optional Documents
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation

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