Assistant Lecturer of Psychology (Professional Track)

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Killeen TAMUCT

Full time

Job Title
Assistant Lecturer of Psychology (Professional Track)

Texas A&M University - Central Tx

College Of Education

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Job Location
Killeen, Texas

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Job Summary:

Will teach primarily undergraduate courses in Psychology, though teaching of some graduate (master's level) coursework in Psychology may be required as well. Additional responsibilities may include student academic advising; engaging in university, department and community committees and other kinds of service; and conducting research and scholarship activities.

This is a professional-track position.

Summer appointment is not guaranteed and is contingent upon University need.

Job Duties:

-Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Psychology, including online and hybrid courses (15 workload credits per semester; 3 workload credits for each undergraduate course taught).

-If a professional track faculty member teaches five courses equivalent to three workload credits each in a long semester they are only expected to participate in ordinary university service activities (such as attending faculty meetings, attending graduation and serving on a college or departmental committee if needed) and scholarship activities to enrich and inform teaching, demonstrate professional competence, and meet requirements for graduate faculty status, accreditation, certification and licensure where appropriate.

-Additional responsibilities may include student academic advising; engaging in university, department and community committees and other kinds of service; and conducting research and scholarship activities.

-Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

-Doctorate approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the area of Psychology;

-Ability in the discipline and clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean;

-Must possess the minimum credential standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), which include at least 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justifications.

Preferred Experience:

Graduate training that would qualify an applicant to teach in one or more of the following areas: behavioral statistics, behavioral research methods, biopsychology, history of psychology, developmental psychology, or writing in psychology.

Please upload your cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy and 3 letter of references when applying.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

About Us
Texas A&M University-Central Texas was established in 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is an upper-level institution, fully aligned with regional community colleges and offering quality bachelor's and master's degrees with an emphasis on access and affordability.

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, with more than 2,600 students currently enrolled. To accommodate both full and part-time students, classes are offered on the main campus in Killeen, at off-site locations like Fort Hood and the East Williamson County Higher Education Center in Hutto, as well as fully online. The University serves the Central Texas region with a growing range of academic programs that foster excellence and achievement. For more information about A&M-Central Texas, visit

Texas A&M University-Central Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (254) 519-8610.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/19/2018
Application Due: 3/20/2018
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