Position: Assistant Professor
Job Posting #: 2016-12
Review Date: October 1, 2015 – Open until filled
Appointment Date: Fall 2016
The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach relevant courses for the Psychology undergraduate and graduate degree programs; 2) develop and maintain an active research program with an emphasis on Developmental Psychology 3) actively seek external funding; 4) involve undergraduate and graduate students in research; 5) participate in service as a good departmental citizen.
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or a closely related field by the time of appointment.
1) Active research program in Developmental Psychology involving students; 2) Experience or interest in seeking external research funding; 3) University teaching experience.
Applicants must send electronic copies of the following items via email to the Developmental Psychology Search Committee at ude.etatsxt|sboj-ygolohcysp#ude.etatsxt|sboj-ygolohcysp: 1) Cover letter, 2) Current vita, 3) Statement of research interests, 4) Copies of representative published work, and 5) Statement of teaching philosophy. Also, please arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent via email. If necessary, paper copies of materials may be sent to Developmental Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Texas State University, 601 University Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666. Transcripts will be solicited from finalists selected for a campus visit. To ensure consideration all materials must arrive by October 01, 2015. Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.
Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Emerging Research University located 30 miles south of Austin and 48 miles north of San Antonio. Enrolling approximately 38,000 students, Texas State is the largest campus in The Texas State University System. The Psychology department, granting undergraduate and MA degrees, is housed in a LEED-certified building completed in 2012. Research facilities in the department include a salivary analysis lab, a sleep lab, two labs for measuring event-related potentials, two eye-tracking labs, and several areas for behavioral testing, measuring interpersonal interactions, and recording other electrophysiological measurements. Located in the central Texas Hill Country, outdoor recreational opportunities and the Austin metropolitan attractions, and the relatively low cost of living make the community an attractive place in which to live and work.