Oct 04, 2018

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

  • University of Houston
  • Houston, TX, USA
Full time Clinical Industrial/Organizational Social

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston (UH) anticipates filling three tenure-track positions to begin September 1, 2019. UH is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University and also has been designated Tier One for Community Engagement. UH is located in the heart of the nation’s fourth largest city, and is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, with over 45,000 students on the main campus. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, UH seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. UH is a Tier One research university and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Nearby is the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center (TMC). UH is a full member of the TMC linked through federal grants, research institutes, faculty appointments, and other academic activities. Rice University, with which we also have long-term connections, is also nearby. We also maintain extensive partnerships with industries, school districts, and NASA in the greater Houston area as well as with other departments and schools at UH, such as the Schools of Pharmacy, Engineering, Optometry, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, or Education. The newly opened Health and Biomedical Science Building on the UH campus provides up-to-date research, clinical, office and teaching space for many faculty. Additional information on the University is available at http://www.uh.edu and on the Department of Psychology at http://www.psychology.uh.edu.

 

Review of candidates for each position will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send inquiries and materials as specified below.

 

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

  1. Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Major Area of Study). Assistant Professor.

The Clinical Psychology Program has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1959 and offers a well-established Major Area of Study in clinical neuropsychology as part of the clinical psychology program. Applicants should be formally trained as a clinical neuropsychologist, as evidenced by ABPP-CN certification or eligibility (or other form of demonstrable equivalence). The specific area of research within clinical neuropsychology (topic, population, age range) is open, but experience with rehabilitation is desirable. Successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of research productivity and potential for success in securing external funding. Candidates who can interface with the other clinical program faculty (e.g., child clinical psychology, adult behavioral disorders) and with the department’s graduate programs in Social/Health Psychology; Developmental, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neuroscience; and/or Industrial/Organizational Psychology are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must also demonstrate a clear commitment to excellence in the supervision of graduate research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and in supervision of graduate clinical practica.

 

Applications may be submitted at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ (Posting FAC000715) and should include a letter of interest, names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees will be contacted via the online system to submit letters directly), a current curriculum vita, representative papers, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Any questions may be addressed to Dr. Steven Paul Woods, Clinical Neuropsychology Faculty Search Committee Chair, Professor of Psychology, Phone: 713-743-6415, E-mail: spwoods@uh.edu.

 

  1. Industrial Organizational Psychology. Assistant Professor.

We seek a collegial scholar who can contribute to the success and growth of our doctoral program by (1) building and maintaining a nationally competitive research program that is recognized by high-quality publications, professional presentations, and external funding (as appropriate), (2) mentoring doctoral students (the program accepts about 5 students a year), (3) teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the industrial-organizational psychology discipline (e.g., personnel selection, training, other courses within their area of expertise and/or research methods/statistics), and (4) participating in activities that contribute to the culture of the IO program and psychology department. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Since 1950, the I/O PhD program has subscribed to the scientist-practitioner model and remains committed to training students for successful research careers.

 

Applications may be submitted at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ (Posting FAC000716) and should include a letter of interest, names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees will be contacted via the online system to submit letters directly), a current curriculum vita, representative papers, and evidence of excellence in teaching.  Any questions may be addressed to Dr. Alan Witt, Industrial Organizational Psychology Faculty Search Committee Chair, Professor of Psychology, Phone: 713-743-3253, E-mail: witt@uh.edu.

 

  1. Social Psychology. Assistant or Associate Professor.

Successful candidates must have a strong program of research as well as the ability to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate teaching goals. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to establish research programs with strong potential for external funding. Candidates with lines of research in any area of social psychology, including health, personality, and quantitative methods/measurement are encouraged to apply. Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses as well as Ph.D. research supervision.

 

Applications may be submitted at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ (Posting FAC000714) and should include a letter of interest, names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees will be contacted via the online system to submit letters directly), a current curriculum vita, representative papers, and evidence of excellence in teaching.  Any questions may be addressed to Dr. Clayton Neighbors, Social Psychology Faculty Search Committee Chair, Professor of Psychology, Phone: 713-743-2616, E-mail: cneighbors@uh.edu.

Employer

University of Houston

Department

Psychology

Accreditation

APA-Accredited  

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