Company Name:

Texas Tech University


Lubbock, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 1, 2019

Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Psychological Sciences (Clinical Child)


The Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University announces two openings for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in our clinical psychology program (req. #17955BR).

Specifically, we seek to hire two candidates who can contribute to the clinical child specialty within our clinical program. Candidates are expected to conduct productive and programmatic research, compete for extramural research funding, teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses, mentor graduate students, and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession. Candidates must receive their Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program by August 2020 and should be able to supervise graduate students in practicum. The anticipated starting date for both positions is August 19, 2020.

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech ( has doctoral programs in clinical, counseling, and experimental psychology. The clinical and counseling programs are accredited by APA. We currently have 31 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty, 130+ doctoral students, almost 1,200 undergraduate majors, our own building with labs and classroom space, and a Psychology Clinic. Our research programs encompass departmental, campus, community, and national/international collaborations. We have effective working relationships with the TTU Health Sciences Center, several large area hospitals, numerous clinics and psychological-service agencies, and other multidisciplinary groups in the region. Texas Tech University is classified as a doctoral “research-extensive university” by the Carnegie Foundation and as a “national research university” by the State of Texas. TTU was also recently designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With a population of approximately 255,000 people, Lubbock is an ethnically-diverse community, with a low cost of living, temperate climate, modern airport and infrastructure, and good school districts.

To apply for a faculty position, candidates must submit a cover letter, vita, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, sample reprints, 3 or more letters of recommendation, and any other materials that candidates think will be helpful, to our online application web site, at:, under the above requisition number. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. Please direct questions about these positions to: Dr. Gregory Mumma (, Clinical Psychology Search Committee Chair. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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