The Department of Psychology at the University of Texas- Pan American is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Clinical Psychology beginning Fall 2013. Positions specifically require teaching clinical practicum and clinical-content courses at the graduate level.
The successful applicants will be expected to clearly demonstrate the ability to: (a) maintain an active program of research and publication, (b) seek extramural funding for research activities, (c) provide graduate and undergraduate teaching, (d) mentor graduate students in an existing M.A. program and supervise graduate theses, and (e) actively contribute to the development of a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology currently in the proposal process. Desirable qualifications include teaching and research experience in a doctoral institution and clinical licensure or license-eligibility.
Area of specialization is open. However, preference will be given to candidates who complement existing strengths and areas of development in the Clinical Psychology program.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate by September 1, 2013. Strong preference will be given to those from APA-accredited clinical psychology programs (with APA or AAPIC accredited clinical internships). ABDs may be considered, but a conferred doctorate by September 1, 2013 is required for appointment at the rank of assistant professor.
To assure full consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, statements of research interest and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference (sent directly from references), and evidence of scholarly excellence. Original transcripts in support of all earned degrees will be required for candidates invited for an interview. Review of complete applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled.
For specific inquiries about advertised psychology positions, please contact Dr. Michiyo Hirai, Chair of the Psychology Search Committee, 956-665-2638, hiraim@ utpa.edu. Application materials should be sent directly to: College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Office of the Dean ATTN: Monica Denny, Administrative Service Officer 1201 West University Drive Edinburg, Texas 78541-2999. Salary will be commensurate to qualifications and experience. Hiring is subject to budgetary approval.
UTPA has over 19,000 students and is located in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas with easy access to South Padre Island and Mexico. For more information about the university and department, visit our web site at www .utpa.edu
UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by Texas Government Code 411.09 (a) (2). All UTPA employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC) Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).