Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

University of Houston-Downtown
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Note: Review of complete applications will begin January 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. A letter of interest and curriculum vitae must be attached to the online application.

A statement of teaching philosophy that emphasizes instructional strategies and student engagement with a diverse student population, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation are required. Documents that cannot be attached to the online application must be emailed or mailed to: Dr. Travis Crone, Chair, Developmental Psychology Search Committee, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, N-1009, Houston, TX 77002-1001,


The psychology program invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2022. Priority will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in developmental psychology or a related discipline. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

An active research agenda in the field and engagement in service will be expected of the candidate who joins our department. The research specialty area is open. Given the institution’s strong emphasis on diversity and excellence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups and those individuals with a history and commitment to mentoring marginalized populations are encouraged to apply.



Required: Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in developmental psychology or a related discipline from a regionally-accredited institution by the time of employment.


  • An active research agenda in their specialty area
  • A history of engagement in service activities
  • Utilization of inclusive teaching methods that promote equitable learning environments for student success
  • The ability to teach across multiple course modalities
  • Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in their specialty area, as well as Research Methods and/or Statistics

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