Lecturer in Psychology

Job Title: Lecturer in Psychology
Position Number: FT-ACAD-COEBS-121620206
Departments: College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Reports To: Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

The School of Education seeks candidates who have credentials and experience in the area of psychology.


Job Responsibilities

Teaching undergraduate course in small and large sections in the field of psychology. Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance.


Required: MS in Psychology or closely related field. Must have academic preparation, at least 18 credit hours, in Psychology at the master’s level or higher.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned master’s degree in Psychology or closely related field from an accredited university AND
  • The equivalent of one year (two semesters) of college-level teaching (at least 6 credit hours per semester) or other relevant professional experience.

The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars Vision statement; the Ten Pillars vision statement may be found at hbu.edu/tenpillars

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. For more information about the University and the School of Education, visit https://hbu.edu/


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