Assistant Professor, Psychology (Tenure-Track) #442719

Lamar University

United States

June 4, 2022


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Classification Title Position Title Assistant Professor, Psychology (Tenure-Track) #442719 FTE 1.00 FLSA Salary Commensurate 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
  • Life 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:

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    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 backgrounds.
  • Proven interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility and accessibility to students and staff.
  • Team oriented and a willingness to collaborate.
  • Certification Required Key Competencies Physical Requirements Work Hours Job Conditions EEO Statement

    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 veteran status.

    Veteran's Preference

    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.

    Essential Functions

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/04/2022

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: //

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Miscellaneous
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