Position Title Assistant Professor, Psychology (Tenure-Track) #442719
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
The Department of Psychology at Lamar University invites applications for a
9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology beginning
fall of 2022. Successful candidates will be expected to teach a variety of
courses at the undergraduate level (e.g., general psychology, research
methods, introduction to statistical methods, lifespan development) and
master's level (e.g., courses in psychotherapy, assessment, abnormal
psychology). Developing and teaching courses within the candidate's area of
specialization may also be possible. Successful candidates will also be
expected to develop an active research program that includes mentoring
undergraduate and graduate student research and serving on graduate student
thesis committees. Successful candidates will also provide clinical
supervision to master's level students, and actively engaging in service to
the department, college, and university.
Lamar University's Psychology Department has 8 full-time faculty with a
variety of research interests in the fields of social,
industrial/organizational, neurological, sensation & perception, and clinical
psychology. Our on-site clinic is an important resource that provides
psychological services to students and members of the Beaumont community for
free. The department has 3 programs: B.S. and B.A. degrees, as well as, an
M.S. in Applied Psychology with either an Industrial/Organizational
concentration or Clinical concentration. Our department has a small
student/faculty ratio, allowing faculty to work closely with students while
being invested in the student's success.
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long
learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital
contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast
region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is
home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas
colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University
System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the
lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more
than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always
proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where
students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
Benefits – Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by
offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
Health, dental & vision insurance
State of Texas Retirement plans
Tuition reimbursement for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience)
What You'll Need to Succeed:
To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you
to come with the following:
This position requires a minimum of a PhD (or PsyD) in Clinical or
Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program, licensure as a
psychologist, and Texas licensed or license eligible.
ABD applicants will be considered; however, the applicant must have earned
their doctorate prior to August 2022.
The individual should have experience in evidenced-based psychological
practices and the ability to teach these to trainees.
Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience)
In addition to the amazing qualifications and experiences listed above, if
we had our say, we would also look for:
Experience working with college populations, and treating a variety of
clinical problems, including eating disorders, substance abuse,
suicidality, and mood disorders.
Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse
Proven interpersonal skills.
Flexibility and accessibility to students and staff.
Team oriented and a willingness to collaborate.
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran
applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of
the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain
criminal history record information.
Lamar Expectation of Quality
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality,
professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 05/04/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // jobs.lamar.edu/postings/11113
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Documents Needed to Apply
Letter of Interest
Unofficial Transcript 1
Unofficial Transcript 2
Unofficial Transcript 3
Statement of Teaching Philosophy