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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences invites applications for a full-time Lecturer (Non-Tenure) to being in Fall 2022 for a 9-month appointment with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022.

Description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer (non-tenure) to begin in Fall 2022 for a 9-month appointment with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022. The position will be located at the College Station campus.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching 4 courses per semester (4:4 load) at the undergraduate level in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Applicants who are able to teach courses in research methods and statistics are particularly encouraged to apply. Courses to be taught could include but are not limited to: Introduction to Psychological Science Methods, Elementary Statistics for Psychology, Research Methods and Design in Psychology, and large courses (100-250 students) within the candidate’s specialty area. At least some of the courses  will be conducted in person and synchronously. The successful candidate will also be expected to hold office hours, meet with students to answer questions, write letters of recommendation when appropriate, and participate in discussions of curriculum as needed. The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences offers a Ph.D. in 5 areas of specialization: Behavioral and Cellular Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social and Personality Psychology, as well as a terminal masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MSIOP program). The Department serves nearly 2000 majors in 3 degree programs (BA in Psychology, BS in Psychology, BS in Neuroscience: Behavioral and Cognition track) and supports degrees throughout the university with our curricular offerings. Further information about the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be found at our webpage (https://liberalarts.tamu.edu/psychology/).

Texas A&M University is a Top 20 public research institution and among the largest universities in the US. Located in College Station, the university is 90 miles from Houston, 100 miles from Austin, and 165 miles from Dallas. The Bryan-College Station metropolitan area has over 160,000 residents, and is experiencing rapid job growth. Texas has no state income tax. College Station has a local airport served by American Airlines.

Qualifications

A Master Degree in Psychology or closely related field is required; a PhD is strongly preferred. We will consider candidates in all areas of psychology science.  Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a sample syllabus, and list of references, which can be uploaded to http://apply.interfolio.com/109930.  Questions can be directed to PBSIexecassist@tamu.edu.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. 

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.