Assistant Professor - Clinical/Counseling Psychology

Odessa, Texas
Oct 12, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, with an anticipated start date of August 2021.

The position is tenure-track at the Assistant Professor rank. We offer a competitive salary and relocation expenses.

The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, teach, and provide service to the department, college and university.

The ideal candidate for the position should hold a terminal degree from an APA approved program and be eligible for licensure as Psychologist in the State of Texas. Preference will be given to those holding licensure as “Psychologist” in Texas.

This position requires teaching undergraduate courses as well as graduate courses in practicum supervision, ethics, and personality and intellectual assessment, with a willingness to teach online.

The Psychology Department at UT Permian Basin prides itself on excellence in both teaching and research. Teacher-scholars are especially encouraged to apply.

Questions may be directed to Dr. James Olson, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected]

UT Permian Basin is one of seven academic institutions in the University of Texas System; there are also six health science institutions in the UT System. The Department of Psychology presently has 8 full-time faculty. We offer the BA online and face-to-face. Both are robust programs. We also offer the MA in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations.

UT Permian Basin is located in the warm and sunny climate of West Texas. The Midland/Odessa area is ideal for those who enjoy hiking, geology, and the outdoors. Several Texas state parks two national parks are located within 200 miles of the university.


All applicants must complete an on-line application at the UTPB Careers site:

*Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for purposes of the application; official transcripts are required at hire.

Please include a letter of interest, CV, a research and teaching statement, student course evaluations, and a list of three references in your application. Review will occur on a rolling basis but those applications received by February 1st will receive full consideration.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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