Assistant Professor of Psychology (School Psychology)

Job description

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Psychology (School Psychology)




Assistant Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dept of Psychology and Philosophy


Contact Name:

Dr. James Crosby


Search Committee Co-Chair
Department of Psychology & Philosophy
SHSU Box 2447
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Duties will include graduate teaching of a variety of courses associated with the SSP Program as well as the opportunity to assume other psychology-related instructional areas as needed, undergraduate teaching in area(s) of expertise, supervising field-based experiences and/or practica, and advising and mentoring students.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Research and applied interests are open. Successful candidates are required to hold a doctoral degree in School Psychology from an APA-accredited and/or NASP-approved program by the time of appointment, be eligible for licensure as both a Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, and demonstrate evidence of, or strong potential for, scholarship in areas relevant to school psychology.

Experience Required for the Position:

The preferred candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience as a school psychologist practitioner and potential for acquiring extramural funding. Candidates must be committed to a student-centered approach and have a passion for teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated e-mail reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Special Instructions Summary:

The application will require the following materials: Letter of interest: Statement of research interests;Statement of teaching interests and philosophy; Statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU. Click on the demographics tab at for information about the demographics of the SHSU student population; Full curriculum vita; One to two representative publications; Three letters of recommendation. For ABD applicants, one letter must be from your dissertation director confirming that the Ph.D. requirements will be met by August 16, 2021; Transcripts for all graduate education (applicants may submit unofficial transcripts for initial screening; however, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required for credential review prior to hiring)

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
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