Assistant Professor of Psychology

Texas A&M International University

United States

October 8, 2021


Job Title

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Texas A&M International University


Dept, Psychology & Communication

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Laredo, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Department of Psychology and Communication at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks two (2) Assistant Professors of Psychology (tenure-track, 9-month position) to begin Fall 2022. Duties include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses. A reduced load (2-2 for the first two years) is provided to allow for other duties, such as publishing research in psychology or closely related areas, and serving on departmental, University, and professional committees.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Psychology or closely related fields. ABDs will also be considered, but must have earned a doctorate before appointment. TAMIU invites applicants with a specialization in Bilingualism/Cognitive Science, for one position, and Evolutionary Psychology for the second. We are looking for candidates who will strengthen our faculty in the foundational areas of experimental psychology and bilingual cognition, also contributing to elevate the interdisciplinary profile of our department.

We desire candidates who: (1) have a strong record of, or potential for, sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals (commensurate with experience); (2) have the potential for or prior experience seeking and/or securing external grant funding; (3) have a strong desire to work with diverse student populations; and, (4) have the ability to teach in areas that complement and strengthen our undergraduate and graduate psychology programs.

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 260,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit www. We offer a reduced teaching load for junior faculty to allow for scholarly activities/publications. Additional pay is available for summer teaching. TAMIU offers competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid parental leave. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered by the university.

The completed employment application must include a letter of interest that addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications must be submitted online at https: // www.

For more information, contact Search Committee Chair or 956-326-3119.

Initial review of applications will begin on October 8, 2021. The application will remain open until the position is filled.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process, you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents, and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience " has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:

  • Letter of Interest addressing qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A list of at least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Applications received by Texas A &M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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