Sep 24, 2018

Assistant Professor and Open Rank

  • University of Texas San Antonio
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions and one open rank position beginning Fall 2019.


Artificial Intelligence Psychology:  applications for one open rank position (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in Artificial Intelligence (AI). All applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology or related degree.  Applicants must have an outstanding track record of scholarship, publications and external research funding in the area of artificial intelligence.  This position is part of UTSA cluster hires in the AI field that include applied engineering, computer science, biology, and neuroscience. 


Developmental Psychology: The position includes teaching developmental and adult development courses and specialty courses related to the candidate’s research interests.  The successful candidate will maintain a laboratory within the department and contribute to university wide areas of research excellence (e.g., neuroscience or neuropsychology, child and adolescent development, aging and health, cyber-security psychology). 


Health Disparities: Position includes teaching cross-cultural psychology and health disparities. Although we are open to applicants from multiple areas of psychology, those with backgrounds in Multi-Cultural Psychology are particularly welcome at our Hispanic-Serving Institution. We are open to applicants conducting research on the prediction, development, or mitigation of disparities using rigorously executed broad based population studies, laboratory-based experimental models, or other appropriate methods.


For all three positions we are interested in applicants whose research can contribute to the department strengths in health psychology (preferably, on physical and emotional trauma or addictive behaviors) and prefer candidates with expertise in advanced quantitative skills (e.g., longitudinal methodology, multi-level modeling, SEM, etc.), and who is interested in pursuing collaborative projects with the unique consortium of military and health-related organizations situated in the San Antonio community. Applicants must also demonstrate teaching excellence and willingness to provide service to UTSA.  The UTSA Psychology department has a Masters in experimental psychology and a PhD in Health Psychology research. 


Responsibilities include maintaining a successful research program, graduate and undergraduate-level instruction, and directing masters and doctoral students and securing extramural funding.


Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field by August 15, 2019, potential for extramural funding, and relevant teaching experience. Please see the department website at for a list of additional qualifications and application requirements.  Applications must be completed electronically at for the Artificial Intelligence in Psychological Applications position, for the Health Disparities position and for the Developmental position. Review of completed applications will begin on October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Contact James H. Bray, PhD, Chair of Psychology for further information.  Applicants selected for interviews must prove eligibility and qualifications to work in the United States by time of hire. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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