Adjunct Faculty-Psychology

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-01
Req: R-038530
Job Title

Adjunct Faculty-Psychology


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department of Life Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University—San Antonio is seeking to hire an Adjunct Instructor of Psychology. Expertise is open, but preference is given to applicants with teaching experience and an understanding of psychological research methods. Appointment will begin in Fall 2021. Potential courses include Research Methods and Statistics, General Psychology, Cross Cultural Psychology, Writing for Psychology, Psychology of Learning, Social Psychology, Lifespan Development, and other courses as needs arise. Continuation depends on course availability.

This is an adjunct (part time) position, requiring only teaching. Courses could be offered days, evenings, or weekends, based on departmental need.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in Psychology.

  • Teaching experience.

  • Broad training in psychology.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited university

  • Experience serving as an instructor of record at the college/university level

  • Experience teaching at a culturally diverse university

  • Experience teaching in a non-traditional commuter university setting

  • Ability to teach a range of psychology courses

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others

  • Strong self-discipline and ability to work independently

  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students

  • Ability to interact with students from diverse backgrounds

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair via email (sent directly from the recommender), or at the address listed below. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of Academic Affairs, TAMU-SA, One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcript translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

For questions, please contact Dr. Amy Bohmann,

Letters of recommendation for finalists may be sent to:

Adjunct Instructor of Psychology

c/o Michelle Gonzales (email:

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Department of Life Sciences

One University Way

San Antonio, TX 78224

Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Application Process:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal.

Review of applications will begin one month after posting, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • A Curriculum vitae (CV)

  • A cover letter

  • Contact information for three references that will provide letters of recommendation, if requested.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting an application. Once the application process is submitted, no changes or revisions may be made.

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Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

Summary of Employee Benefits

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 9/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time