Company Name:

University of Texas San Antonio


San Antonio, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

January 23, 2019

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Assistant Professor-Brain Health

The Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an Assistant Professor. We are seeking a candidate with research and teaching interests that contribute to UTSA’s Brain Health focus. We are seeking a researcher with a strong background in neuropsychological and bio-psychological research interests pertaining to health, addictions, and neurological disorders. Examples include but are not limited to cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology related to substance use, addictions or other neurological disorders. We are seeking successful researchers who can contribute to our undergraduate and graduate programs and who are interested in pursuing collaborative projects with the UTSA brain health consortium and the unique consortium of military and health-related organizations situated in the San Antonio community. Successful candidates will have a research program that will have ongoing support by external funding. Preference is for a beginning Assistant Professor, but more senior candidates at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered.

Responsibilities include maintaining a successful research program, graduate and undergraduate-level instruction, and directing doctoral students and securing extramural funding. Required qualifications are a PhD in Psychology by August 15, 2019, potential for extramural funding, and relevant teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications Strong methodological skills, publications in high-impact journals, evidence of excellence in research productivity and potential for external funding (e.g., NIH, NSF, DoD), and experience with interdisciplinary collaborations. We are particularly interested in applicants with research interests that have applications in substance use, addictions, and/or neurological disorders who can collaborate with ongoing projects at local institutions, including the San Antonio Military Health System, UT Health San Antonio, the Warrior Resiliency Program, the STRONG STAR Consortium, and/or the Veterans Administration.

Application instructions: Applicants must submit a letter of application indicating their interest in the Assistant Professor position, a statement of research and teaching interests and expertise, a curriculum vitae, representative reprints or preprints, and three letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with the candidate’s scholarship. Applications must be completed electronically at Review of completed applications will begin on January 25, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants selected for interviews must prove eligibility and qualifications to work in the United States by time of hire.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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