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Assistant Professor - Psychology

Texas A&M University Commerce
Commerce, TX

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Assistant Professor - Psychology


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Psychology & Special Ed

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

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  • Cover Letter
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  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
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The Department of Psychology and Special Education is seeking faculty for a Tenure Track position in Psychology with responsibilities in teaching, research, and service to the university and community. Teaching responsibilities will include a range of courses related to Clinical Psychology, including Psychopathology and Diagnosis and Theory and Technique of Applied Psychology. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to training master-level Clinical Psychology students in evidence-based assessment and psychotherapy. This position will begin Fall 2023.

Individuals must have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or closely related field) and be licensed in the State of Texas or must obtain license prior to Fall 2023.

The position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. Summer teaching is optional but not guaranteed. The position will primarily serve the Master of Science in Psychology (Clinical) program but may contribute to other graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Psychology and Special Education. Faculty at Texas A & M University-Commerce are required to evidence teaching excellence, scholarly activity, work cooperatively with others, and contribute service to their discipline, the university, and the community.

Texas A&M University-Commerce offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels to over 12,000 students. Located one-hour East from downtown Dallas, Commerce is a community with a rich combination of local music, festivals and other unique entertainment. Texas A&M University Commerce is actively working towards Hispanic Serving Institution status in order to better serve this fastest-growing demographic group of the state and region.


  • Provide teaching excellence to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and other graduate programs;
  • Engage in scholarly activities, including clinically-oriented research;
  • Advise graduate students in research;
  • Provide supervision for master’s level student clinicians in practicum/internship.
  • Teach courses in the department of Psychology and Special Education;
  • Prepare syllabi;
  • Update course materials;
  • Develop curriculum;
  • Deliver instruction both online and on any of the university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day, in the evening, or on Saturday;
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
  • Provide service to the department, college, university and public schools, and community; and
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of evidence-based assessment and psychotherapy research, best practices in teaching graduate level classes, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Cover letters should include a statement of the candidate’s experience with and philosophy on diversity.


  • Education: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or closely related field) and licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Texas or must obtain license prior to Fall 2023. Candidates that are ABD will be considered but degree must be conferred on or before January 1st for Spring appointments and on or before August 1st for Fall appointments.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals. Good written and oral communication skills. Commitment to high quality teaching. Dedication to high standards and student success.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.


  • Commitment to training to master-level clinical psychology students in evidence-based assessment and psychotherapy.
  • University teaching experience. Online teaching experience.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Commitment to diversity and working in multicultural contexts.


  • Supervision of graduate assistants, practicum students, and student interns.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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