St Edwards University
  • Psychology
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Faculty Position

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

School of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Overview

The Psychology Program at St. Edward's University is seeking qualified applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education and mentoring, strong communication skills, and collegiality.


In line with the St. Edward's University mission statement, the campus is actively engaged in the pursuit of social justice, and candidates must demonstrate an appreciation of and commitment to diversity. An inclusive faculty body is highly valued as we strive to create a diverse learning environment to prepare our students for success in a global and multicultural world.


Responsibilities

The successful candidate will join an active department to teach four courses per semester, advise undergraduate students, pursue faculty development efforts, and participate in the wider life of the university and community. The successful candidate will also be expected to establish and maintain a program of research that incorporates the participation of undergraduate students as collaborators. Teaching responsibilities will vary according to area of specialization and department need.


Qualifications

Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field required. Strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching and collaborative research with students is required. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.


About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 5,300 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st century world. The Department of Psychology offers a BA degree in Psychology and a BS degree in Behavioral Neuroscience, and is part of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences.


Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 1, 2021. Interested applicants should submit an online application at stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement (1page), transcripts (unofficial at this stage), and contact info for 3 references. In your cover letter, please discuss how your record of teaching, research, and service demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary


OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

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Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Posted: 9/10/2021

Available: 8/15/2022




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