Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Social Psychology

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Social Psychology Job Posting Number 20190025FAC Job Location San Marcos Department Psychology Position Description

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) develop and maintain an active research program in the area of Social Psychology, broadly construed; 2) involve undergraduate and graduate students in research; 3) actively seek and maintain external funding; 4) teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses; and 5) participate in service as a good departmental citizen.

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,666 students. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Social Psychology or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

To be eligible for hire at an advanced rank the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

Assistant Professor
1) Record of excellence in scholarly publications. All areas of specialization in Social Psychology will be considered.
2) Involvement of undergraduate and graduate students in research
3) Evidence of potential for securing external research funding.
4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Associate Professor or Professor
1) Record of excellence in scholarly publications. All areas of specialization in Social Psychology will be considered.
2) Involvement of undergraduate and graduate students in research
3) Record of success in obtaining external research funding.
4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Application Procedures

On-line submission of all application materials is required through the university’s application portal, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/23069. To ensure full consideration, all materials must be uploaded by October 1, 2018. Required documents include: 1) cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research interests, 4) statement of teaching philosophy, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) three letters of reference.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to [email protected]. Salary and rank 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.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2019 Open Date Review Date 10/01/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Examples of Recent Publications
  2. Syllabi
  3. Transcripts
  4. Licensure
  5. Additional Document
  6. DD 214/DD1300
  7. Veteran's Preference

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/29/2018
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