Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

University of Houston–Downtown

United States

December 1, 2021

Description

Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology - (FAC002016) Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology Department Name:D0092 Social Sciences

Description

Note : Review of complete applications will begin December 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. A letter of interest and curriculum vitae must be attached to the online application.

A statement of teaching philosophy that emphasizes instructional strategies and student engagement with a diverse student population, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation are required. Documents that cannot be attached to the online application must be emailed or mailed to: Dr. Travis Crone, Chair, Developmental Psychology Search Committee, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, N-1009, Houston, TX 77002-1001, cronet@uhd.edu.

Summary

The psychology program invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2022. Priority will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in developmental psychology or a related discipline. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

An active research agenda in the field and engagement in service will be expected of the candidate who joins our department. The research specialty area is open. Given the institution's strong emphasis on diversity and excellence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups and those individuals with a history and commitment to mentoring marginalized populations are encouraged to apply.

EEO/AA

Qualifications

Required: Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in developmental psychology or a related discipline from a regionally-accredited institution by the time of employment.

Preferred:

  • An active research agenda in their specialty area
  • A history of engagement in service activities
  • Utilization of inclusive teaching methods that promote equitable learning environments for student success
  • The ability to teach across multiple course modalities
  • Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in their specialty area, as well as Research Methods and/or Statistics
  • About University of Houston Downtown

    The University of Houston-Downtown is an urban university located in the fourth largest city in the U.S., and minutes away from the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. UHD is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the nation and serves over 15,000 students from both undergraduate and graduate programs. UHD is recognized as a federally-qualified, Hispanic- Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI). UHD is a teaching university; full-time faculty teach a 4-3 course load. This vacancy is in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which houses five community-facing centers available for collaborative opportunities, including the Center for Latino Studies, Center for Critical Race Studies, and Center for Public Deliberation.

    Information concerning the Social Sciences Department and the Psychology program can be found at https: // www. uhd.edu/academics/humanities/undergraduate- programs/psychology/Pages/sos-psychology.aspx.

    More information about University of Houston-Downtown can be found at: https: // www. uhd.edu/about/Pages/about-index.aspx

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Unofficial Transcripts, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement, Evidence of Effective Teaching

    Schedule

    : Full-time

    Employee Status

    : Regular/Benefits

    Job Posting

    : Oct 9, 2021, 12:43:26 AM

    Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

    : Ongoing

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