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Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Note 1: Responsibilities include maintaining a successful research program that will attract external funding and successfully teaching and training students in the Psychology Department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Note 2: Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in psychology, a history of publications in high-impact scientific journals, relevant teaching experience, strong quantitative skills, and experience in conducting research with implications for health (broadly defined). We are also interested in applicants with the potential to interface with and benefit from collaboration with researchers at other local institutions. Examples include the UT Health Science Center, the San Antonio Military Health System, the Warrior Resiliency Program, the STRONG STAR Consortium, and/or the Veterans Administration. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval. Note 3: Applications for this position must be completed electronically at https://jobs.utsa.edu/. Applicants should submit the following items electronically (in a PDF format): 1.Curriculum Vitae 2.Letter of Application 3.Representative Publication 1 4.Representative Publication 2 5.Representative Publication 3 6.Statement of Research Interests 7.Statement of Teaching Interests 8.Letter of Reference 1-- link/instructions provided directly to reference provider 9.Letter of Reference 2- link/instructions provided directly to reference provider 10.Letter of Reference 3--link/instructions provided directly to reference provider Note 4: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 5: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology
Requisition Number TT20170012P
Department Posting Name Psychology Department
Location Main Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

N/A.

If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Commensurate with experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education
Field of Study

Ph.D. in psychology or related field, or will have Ph.D. in psychology or related field by August 1, 2018.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No
Other Computer and Software Skills Required

N/A.

Experience and Other Skills Required

History of publications in high-impact scientific journals, relevant teaching experience, strong quantitative skills, and experience in conducting research with implications for health (broadly defined)

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred
Description of Job Duties

Maintain a successful research program that will attract external funding and successfully teaching and training students in the Psychology Department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Posting Open Date 09/20/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: Responsibilities include maintaining a successful research program that will attract external funding and successfully teaching and training students in the Psychology Department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Note 2: Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in psychology, a history of publications in high-impact scientific journals, relevant teaching experience, strong quantitative skills, and experience in conducting research with implications for health (broadly defined). We are also interested in applicants with the potential to interface with and benefit from collaboration with researchers at other local institutions. Examples include the UT Health Science Center, the San Antonio Military Health System, the Warrior Resiliency Program, the STRONG STAR Consortium, and/or the Veterans Administration. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval.

Note 3: Applications for this position must be completed electronically at https://jobs.utsa.edu/. Applicants should submit the following items electronically (in a PDF format):
1.Curriculum Vitae
2.Letter of Application
3.Representative Publication 1
4.Representative Publication 2
5.Representative Publication 3
6.Statement of Research Interests
7.Statement of Teaching Interests
8.Letter of Reference 1— link/instructions provided directly to reference provider

9.Letter of Reference 2- link/instructions provided directly to reference provider

10.Letter of Reference 3—link/instructions provided directly to reference provider

Note 4: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 5: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  3. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge
  4. * Do you have a Ph.D./Doctoral Degree in Psychology or related field, or will have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field by August 1, 2018?
    • Yes, PhD/Doctoral
    • Yes, ABD; will have PhD by Aug 1, 2018
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience with all the following: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook or e-mail equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Representative Publication 1
  4. Representative Publication 2
  5. Representative Publication 3
  6. Statement of Research Interests
  7. Statement of Teaching Interests
Optional Documents