Company Name:

Austin College


Sherman, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 13, 2019


Austin College’s Department of Psychology invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, beginning August 2020. One position is open specialization and the other will focus on Behavioral/Community Mental Health.

We are particularly interested in candidates who teach and practice evidence-based therapy techniques. The successful candidates will collaborate to develop a sustainable clinical curriculum/track within the psychology major. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. conferred by August 2020.

A strong commitment to teaching excellence is essential. The successful candidates can expect to teach Psychopathology, Psychotherapy and Assessment, and upper-level courses in their areas of specialization. The ability to teach a subset of service courses for the department is highly desirable (e.g., General Psychology, Statistics for Psychologists, and/or Quantitative Research Methods). Our department supports a range of collaborative research and internship opportunities for undergraduates. We welcome applicants who are excited about conducting research with undergraduate students and placing students into internships in the surrounding community. Candidates for the Behavioral/Community Mental Health position will be expected to foster community outreach with students and to interface with the college’s Public Health program.

Austin College supports interdisciplinary courses and programs. We appreciate candidates who can work with and/or contribute to curricula in areas such as East Asian Studies, Gender Studies, Nonprofit Organizations and Public Service, and Southwestern and Mexican Studies.

Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name. Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, the College seeks to provide an academically challenging and lively community of students and teachers who are committed to intellectual growth through individual and collaborative endeavors. Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.

To apply, candidates should include: letter of application, CV, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please combine materials into one PDF document and email to (preferred). Referees should send their letters to the same email address with your name in the subject line. We also accept hard copies mailed to Dr. Beth Gill, Vice President for Academic Affairs, 900 N. Grand Ave, Suite 6D, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400. For fullest consideration, all materials should be received by October 14, 2019. Full job posting with links can be found at 

Austin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Must be legally authorized to work without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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