Lecturer of Psychology

Job description

Position Title:

Lecturer of Psychology





FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Interim Full Time


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

Open Date:




Contact Name:

Jeff Anastasi


Search Committee Chair
Box 2447
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The candidate will be hired to teach research methods and statistics and will teach 6-8 undergraduate Research Methods and Psychological Statistics courses per academic year (with a possibility of teaching additional courses during the summer, if desired, and the potential for teaching graduate courses if candidate meets the qualifications to do so).

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates must at least have a Master’s degree in Psychology, although a preference will be given for candidates with a Doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited university prior to the start date. Candidates must have at least a Master’s degree conferred by the start date of the position.

Experience Required for the Position:

Ideal candidates will also have teaching experience in psychology courses focused on statistics and research methods.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Mentor undergraduate students, as appropriate. Help to establish an online presence, as necessary. May participate in service and collaborate in research across department, college, and university levels.

Special Instructions Summary:

Please upload a cover letter, a detailed statement about teaching, including evidence of positive teaching evaluations, Statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU (view enrollment demographic information at https://www.shsu.edu/dept/institutional-effectiveness/fbenrollment), full CV, 3 letters of recommendation, a list of three references, references will not be contacted until the applicant has given approval, transcripts for all graduate education.

Search Committee Chair: Jeff Anastasi, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Box 2447, Huntsville, TX 77341-2447. Inquiries should be directed to [email protected] Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

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

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: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time