Assistant Professor of Psychology-Behavioral/Neuroscience (Tenure-Track)

University of the Incarnate Word

United States

February 4, 2022

Description

Assistant Professor of Psychology-Behavioral/Neuroscience (Tenure-Track) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete the UIW online faculty application. In order to be considered a candidate upload:

(1) Cover letter that addresses why you are the best-qualified candidate for this position in terms of your expertise and experiences. Your letter should also address specifically how you will actively promote and participate in UIW's mission and values.

(2) A current Curriculum Vitae (with the names and contact information for three current references).

(3) Teaching philosophy: A statement about your teaching philosophy that describes principles, practices, or experiences that inform the way you teach; include strategies that address diversity and social justice.

(4) A statement about your current, pending and future research, including potential research projects for undergraduate students.

(5) A copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Official transcripts and other support materials will be requested at a later date).

(6) Student evaluations, if available.

Review of applications begins in January 2022 and will continue until filled. Employment is contingent on a successful background check.

Position Details

Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology-Behavioral/Neuroscience (Tenure-Track)

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

UIW is recruiting for a Assistant Professor of Psychology, with a specialty in Behavioral Neuroscience or related field tenure-track, beginning August 2022. Full-time faculty at UIW are expected to teach four courses in the fall semester and four courses in the spring semester.

The successful candidates will teach psychology in a variety of modalities, including some online instruction as necessary. Other duties and responsibilities include scholarship, service, and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the American Psychological Association's ethics code and the UIW Mission. Full-time faculty are expected to develop skills in serving various student populations including Latinx, veterans, first generation students and others.

Candidates with training and interest in teaching introductory and advanced statistics and research methods courses, in addition to teaching courses in respective area of specialization are preferred.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service, and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Full-time faculty are expected to be flexible and course assignments are based on student and department needs, so multiple preps are to be expected.

  • Teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Psychology consistent with the needs of the department.
  • Participate in curriculum development.
  • Advise students and providing individual help to students during weekly office hours.
  • Perform regular scholarly research and publication.
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and profession.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge to teach undergraduate courses in psychology;
  • Competence in the use of instructional technology;
  • Desire to collaborate with department faculty and students and those in other disciplines and innovate to support the mission of the University;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in psychological science and related fields;
  • Demonstrated active research program;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Earned Doctorate in Psychology or closely related field by August 1, 2022.

    Required Work Experience

    The successful candidate will have experience with undergraduate teaching, community service, and research.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Specialty in behavioral neuroscience or related fields.
  • Experience in teaching introductory and advanced courses in the specialty.
  • Training and interest in teaching introductory and advanced statistics and research methods courses.
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.
  • Experience and training in teaching online using a learning management system, particularly Canvas.
  • Experience teaching diverse student populations.
  • Teaching, research, or service reflecting values of social/racial justice and/or Catholic social teachings.
  • Bilingual Spanish-English skills are a plus.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    None specified.

    Work Hours

    Typical of tenure-track.

    Physical Demands

    None specified.

    Posting Details Posting Number UN534PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 08/01/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Dean of College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences Salary Commensurate with experience. Open Date 10/16/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Complete the UIW online faculty application. In order to be considered a candidate upload:

    (1) Cover letter that addresses why you are the best-qualified candidate for this position in terms of your expertise and experiences. Your letter should also address specifically how you will actively promote and participate in UIW's mission and values.

    (2) A current Curriculum Vitae (with the names and contact information for three current references).

    (3) Teaching philosophy: A statement about your teaching philosophy that describes principles, practices, or experiences that inform the way you teach; include strategies that address diversity and social justice.

    (4) A statement about your current, pending and future research, including potential research projects for undergraduate students.

    (5) A copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Official transcripts and other support materials will be requested at a later date).

    (6) Student evaluations, if available.

    Review of applications begins in January 2022 and will continue until filled. Employment is contingent on a successful background check.

    EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Statement of Research
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Monster.com
  • Chronicle
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you currently hold or will you hold by date of assignment a Doctorate in Psychology or closely related field?
  • No
  • Yes, currently hold PHD in required field
  • Yes, will have by date of assignment
  • How many years of teaching experience in this field do you have at the college or university level?
  • None
  • 1 semester
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 or more years
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