Assistant Professor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

Job description

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)




Assistant Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

Open Date:



Contact Name:

Dr. Shelley Riggs


Director of Psychology Masters Programs
SHSU Box 2447
Huntsville, TX 77341-2447

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Duties will include teaching in the graduate and undergraduate psychology programs, conducting and supervising research, and committee service.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates should have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited Psychology program and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Experience Required for the Position:

The department seeks applicants with interests and expertise in clinical psychology to contribute to its graduate and undergraduate programs. While the specific area of expertise for this position is open, preference will be given to candidates with research and practice interests related to diversity broadly conceived (e.g., ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion/spirituality, socioeconomic class and other diverse identities), which enables them to teach multicultural counseling, as well other clinically related courses, such as psychotherapy, practicum, and ethical/legal issues. Candidates must be committed to a student-centered approach and are expected to demonstrate a strong interest in mentoring Master’s thesis and supervising students’ clinical work.

Special Instructions Summary:

Please upload a letter of inquiry, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research interests, statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU (view enrollment demographic information at, full CV, up to 2 representative publications, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all graduate education.
Search Committee Chair: Shelley Riggs, 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. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/7/2021
Application Due: 3/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time