Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychology with a Specialty in School Psychology

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychology with a Specialty in School Psychology
Position Number: ACAD-COE-FT-07202020
Departments: College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Reports To: Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Houston Baptist University (HBU) announces a full-time position for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in our Psychology Department to begin Fall 2020. The Department of Psychology is part of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Master of Arts degrees are offered in Psychology, Counseling, and Christian Counseling. The Department also houses the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and the Bachelor of Arts in Pre-professional Art Therapy degree programs.

Job Responsibilities

Strong preparation for teaching graduate level clinical courses that prepare students for licensure as a licensed specialist in school psychology is required. College level teaching experience, instructional technology skills and the ability to serve on and chair thesis committees for students in the Master of Arts in Psychology — General program are preferred. May supervise the work of student and/or graduate assistants. The successful candidate is expected to teach in another specialty area based on his or her academic preparation. Having experience teaching undergraduate or graduate psychology courses is looked upon favorably. In addition to teaching, faculty members are expected to be productive scholars and active in service to students, the College, and the community.


  1. Doctorate in school psychology;
  2. evidence of scholarship (i.e., refereed journal publications, professional conference presentations);
  3. eligible for licensure as a school psychologist in Texas (i.e., LSSP) and, if not licensed, commitment to prepare and apply upon receipt of contract;
  4. teaching experience;
  5. knowledge of NASP and APA standards; and
  6. commitment to goals to engage in required productivity and professional involvement associated with promotion and tenure.

Additional Information

Houston Baptist University is a Christian liberal arts university dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. HBU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application deadline is August 1, 2020. Interested candidates should complete the online application and send a vita along with three letters of recommendation from professional references to Dr. Joseph Pelletier, Chair of the Psychology Department in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.


Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.


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