St. Mary's University
  • 12-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Psychology
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

St. Mary's University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology beginning August 2022 for a two-year appointment - with opportunity for one-year renewal thereafter. Candidates for the position should have a PhD or PsyD in Psychology, preferably in clinical psychology, school psychology, counseling psychology, or a related psychological discipline. The doctoral degree must be from an accredited institution. ABD candidates who are expected to receive the doctorate within 12 months of the start of the appointment will be considered.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four classes in the fall semesters and four classes in spring semesters within the undergraduate program that has a strong empirical emphasis, supervise undergraduate research, maintain an active research program in his/her area of expertise, and teach in our certificate programs. The ideal candidate will be qualified to teach courses in abnormal psychology, physiological psychology, statistics, and research methods. Candidates able to contribute to diverse courses in the Psychology core and to develop/teach new electives are especially desired. Additional duties include holding office hours and advising students. The Department of Psychology offers the BA in Psychology and certificates in Dual Teaching (graduate-level) and Community Based Assessment and Evaluation (CBAE - undergraduate and graduate level). The department includes four-full time, tenured faculty, is committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship, and is actively involved in mentoring and supporting student research.

St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission.

To apply for the position, the employment application must be submitted at along with following supporting documents: (1) letter of application addressing interest in position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official graduate transcript confirming the doctoral degree, and (4) evidence of teaching excellence or potential. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Jillian Pierucci at Review of applications will begin in November 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check. The successful applicant need not be Latinx but must have experience with Latinx students and have an articulated plan for teaching from a culturally response perspective.

St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

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