Senior Lecturer - Psychology #20170067FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Feb 07, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title Senior Lecturer Job

Posting Number 20170067FAC

Job Location Round Rock, San Marcos

Department Psychology Position

The Psychology Department at Texas State University invites applications for a Senior Lecturer effective Fall 2017. Senior Lecturers are eligible for a five-year term. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and departmental need. The successful candidate will be expected to do the following:
1. Teach 3 undergraduate course sections per semester of Experimental Design and Research Methods (PSY 3402) that includes a 3-hour lecture and 2-hour lab per week;
2. Teach at both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses;
3. Participate in institutional and professional service; and
4. Exhibit a collaborative style that facilitates cooperation and teamwork in the Psychology Department.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

Required Qualifications

M.A. in psychology or a closely-related field and evidence of university teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in psychology or a closely-related field; Experience teaching research methodology or other psychology courses; Record of publication or other experience with research methodology in psychology; and Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application Procedures

On-line submission of all application materials is required through the university’s application portal, Required documents include the following: 1) Cover letter highlighting your qualifications, 2) Current curriculum vitae, 3) Statement of teaching philosophy, 4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations by students, peers, or supervising faculty), 5) Unofficial copies of transcripts showing highest degree conferred, and 6) Three letters of reference. To ensure consideration, all materials must be uploaded by March 1, 2017.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to

Proposed Start Date Fall 2017

Review Date 03/01/2017

Open Until Filled? Yes


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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference