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Assistant Professor of Psychology
St. Edward's University


Date Posted Sep. 28, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
University St. Edward's University
Department Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Austin, TX
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - General
 
 


Assistant Professor of Psychology

St. Edward's University



Assistant Professor of 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. Teaching responsibilities will include core courses (e.g., Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods), as well as advanced courses in the major.

Qualifications
Ph.D. in Psychology required. Strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching and collaborative research with students is required. Successful candidate must complete an education 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 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. The Department of Psychology offers a B.A. degree in Psychology and a B.S. degree in Behavioral Neuroscience, and is part of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences. The internet address for the University is http://www.stedwards.edu/academics/schools/behavioralandsocialsciences. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 1, 2018. Applicants should send cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement summary (1 page), transcripts (unofficial at this stage or a list of courses completed in graduate school), and the names of three references, electronically to https://stedwards.applicantpro.com/jobs/

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #: J18107
Posted 9/25/18
Available: Immediately

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

About Austin, Texas

Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.

For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau webpage.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

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