Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

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OfflineJessica Huebner
Jessica Huebner

The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Social Psychology beginning August 2012.  Successful candidate will teach Social Psychology at the undergraduate and Master's levels and undergraduate Personality, with preference given to those that can teach Psychological Thinking or Research Methods and Statistics. Special consideration will also be given to candidates that can also contribute to additional teaching needs of the program such as diversity courses (race, gender, sexuality, etc.), online courses, or distance education (Pearland campus). Although the specific research area will be open, we seek candidates whose research complements existing faculty research within the general psychology program, such as the new Master's sub-plan in Applied Social Issues. Additionally, strong candidates will demonstrate evidence of research potential and the ability to effectively teach a diverse student body.  Responsibilities include teaching three classes each fall and each spring, carrying out a productive program of research involving students, advising students, and participating in school and departmental committees. Applicants must have a doctorate in psychology completed by time of employment. UHCL is an upper-level (juniors, seniors, and master's students) designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a diverse student population located on a nature preserve and bayou. It is adjacent to NASA-Johnson Space Center and near the Texas Medical Center, one of the biggest medical centers in the US. The program particularly seeks candidates who can enhance campus diversity. Applications accepted only online at

 To apply, complete the online faculty application, upload the curriculum vitae and cover letter, and submit names and email address for 3-5 references. These references will be contacted by our automated system and asked to submit a recommendation letter online.  In addition, send the following materials by mail: statement of teaching philosophy,  research agenda statement, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluation summaries, evidence of pedagogical training, student comments, examples of teaching materials), and unofficial graduate transcripts to: Social Psychology Search Committee, Mailbox 416, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058.

General inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 281-283-2160; Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. We reserve the right to extend the search or not fill the position. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as a condition of employment. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. UHCL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.


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September 22, 2011
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