Company Name:

Texas State University


Round Rock, San Marcos, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:


Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

March 28, 2019

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Senior Lecturer

Position Description

The Psychology Department at Texas State University invites applications for a senior lecturer position effective Fall 2019. Senior lecturers are eligible for a five-year term. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and department need. We offer classes on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Successful candidates will be expected to do the following:

1. Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate courses per semester including statistics (PSY 2301), research methods (PSY 3402), history and theory (PSY 4391), and other classes within the candidates specialty area;

2. Participate in institutional and professional service; and

3. Exhibit a collaborative style that facilitates cooperation and teamwork, as well as an ability to work effectively in a multicultural academic community.

Texas State University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Fifty percent of our students are persons of color and we serve a significant number of first generation college students. The psychology department possesses a strong commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. Thus, the department is particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to improving access to higher education and mentoring underrepresented students.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in psychology or a closely-related field and evidence of university teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in psychology or a closely-related field;
Experience teaching statistics, research methods, history and theory, and other courses;
Record of publication;
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, cultural sensitivity, and community-engaged learning; and
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by April 19, 2019: 1) Cover letter highlighting your qualifications, 2) Current curriculum vitae, 3) Statement of teaching philosophy, 4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations by students, peers, or supervising faculty), 5) Unofficial copies of transcripts showing highest degree conferred, 6) Three letters of reference, and 7) Diversity statement. The diversity statement should include your interpretation of diversity as well as describe your skills, experience, and commitment to working toward achieving equity and enhancing diversity.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Questions about the application process should be submitted via email to

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