Jan 04, 2018

Senior Lecturer

  • Texas State University
  • San Marcos, Round Rock
Full time General Personality Research Methods Social

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Texas State University invites applications for two Senior Lecturer positions effective Fall 2018. Senior Lecturers are eligible for a five-year term. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and department need. Successful candidates will be expected to do the following:

1. Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate courses per semester including research methods (PSY 3402), history and theory (PSY 4391), social psychology (PSY 3331), or personality psychology (PSY 3316);
2. Participate in institutional and professional service; and
3. Exhibit a collaborative style that facilitates cooperation and teamwork in the Psychology Department.

The Psychology Department offers classes on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

Required Qualifications

M.A. in psychology or a closely-related field and evidence of university teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in psychology or a closely-related field;
Experience teaching research methods, history and theory, social psychology, personality psychology, or other psychology courses;
Record of publication; and
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20982. To ensure full consideration, all materials must be uploaded by February 26, 2018.

Required documents include the following: 1) Cover letter highlighting your qualifications, 2) Current curriculum vitae, 3) Statement of teaching philosophy, 4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations by students, peers, or supervising faculty), 5) Unofficial copies of transcripts showing highest degree conferred, and 6) Three letters of reference.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. 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 provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to psychology-jobs@txstate.edu.

Hiring Company

Texas State University

Department

Psychology

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