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Assistant Professor in Quantitative Psychology

Employer
Texas State University
Location
San Marcos

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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Full Time
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Position Title:

Assistant Professor in Quantitative Psychology

Job Posting Number:

202217TTL

Job Location:

San Marcos

Department:

Psychology

Position Description:

The Department of Psychology at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in quantitative psychology. We strongly encourage applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) develop and maintain an active research program that incorporates undergraduate/graduate students; 2) teach foundational undergraduate and graduate-level courses in statistics as well as courses in advanced quantitative methods; 3) supervise Master’s theses; 4) actively seek and maintain external funding; 5) participate in service as a good departmental citizen. Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 37,812 students. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system. Texas State University is also designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. More than 50% of our students are persons of color, and we serve a significant number of first-generation college students. The psychology department possesses a strong commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. Thus, the department is particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to improving access to higher education and mentoring underrepresented students. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in quantitative psychology or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience and evidence of proficiency in advanced quantitative methods.
  2. Scholarship productivity and record of excellence in scholarly publications.
  3. An independent research program/plan that is integrated within a research specialty area.
  4. Evidence of, or potential for, securing external research funding.
  5. Quality collegiate teaching experience in statistics/quantitative methods.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, cultural sensitivity, and community-engaged learning.
An applicant’s qualifications will be evaluated in relation to time since completion of the Ph.D.

Application Procedures:

On-line submission of all application materials is required through the university’s application portal, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35873.

To assure full consideration, please submit the following by October 9, 2021:
1) Cover letter; 2) Current curriculum vitae; 3) Statement addressing applicant’s qualifications and research interests; 4) two/three representative publications; 5) statement of teaching philosophy; 6) Evidence of teaching effectiveness; 7) Diversity statement, which should include the applicant’s interpretation of diversity as well as describe the applicant’s skills, experience, and commitment to working toward achieving equity and enhancing diversity; and 8) three letters of reference.

As part of our application process, we are requesting three letters of reference. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to [email protected].

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2022

Posting Date:

08/12/2021

Full Consideration Date::

10/09/2021

Open Until Filled?:

Yes

EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation:

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at [email protected]. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

Record Checks and Verifications:

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Eligibility for Employment:

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Why Work at Texas State?:

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35873

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

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Telephone
512-245-2111
Location
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Texas
78666
United States
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