Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Visiting Assistant Professor
The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time non-tenure track position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning in fall 2023.
The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time non-tenure track position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning in fall 2023. Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position is renewable for a second year.
This position is defined as teaching of organizational psychology and related subfields. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 6 courses per year (3 in the fall and 3 in the spring) at the graduate (both PhD and Master’s) and undergraduate levels. Courses could include, but are not limited to, foundational courses at the graduate level in organizational psychology, advanced graduate-level seminars in organizational psychology, undergraduate organizational and personnel psychology, undergraduate research methods, and undergraduate statistics for psychological sciences. Courses will generally be conducted in person and synchronously. The successful candidate will also be expected to hold office hours, meet with graduate and undergraduate students to answer questions, write letters of recommendation when appropriate, and participate in discussions of curriculum and student evaluations as needed.
The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is a community of scholars committed to generating scientific discoveries in the discipline, providing rigorous undergraduate and graduate education, and engaging in outreach about psychology and the application of psychological science. We offer doctoral programs in clinical psychology, cognition and cognitive neuroscience, social and personality psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and behavioral and cellular neuroscience. We currently have 48 full-time faculty, over 100 graduate students, and almost 2,000 undergraduate majors. Our research laboratories are housed in several new or renovated buildings, including a newly renovated Psychology Clinic that integrates training and research activities. We maintain collaborations with multiple local agencies, including the Texas A&M Institute for Preclinical Studies, the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience, and multiple clinics and psychological-service agencies. Texas A&M University is a land, sea, and space grant institution that holds the distinction of classification as an Rl Doctoral University (Highest Research Activity), and faculty benefit from the resources and support associated with this designation. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award to promote equity, Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity and broadening participation in higher education, and has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. The Department is interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the breadth and excellence of the academic community, as well as the educational needs of the population of Texas and the global community.
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.
Candidates are required to have a PhD in industrial-organizational psychology or a related field and evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or ability.
Applications and all required documents will be submitted through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/116338 including a letter of application, vita, representative evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, or other documents), and contact information for three letters of recommendation writers. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Stephanie Payne (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.