National Institute on Aging

Texas A&M University Kingsville — Assistant Professor of Psychology

Job Description


The Department of Psychology and Sociology invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position of Psychology in either Counseling Psychology or General Experimental Psychology (to include biopsychology, neuropsychology, physiological psychology, etc.) beginning Fall 2023. For the counseling position, practical experience and graduation from an APA-accredited program are preferred and license eligible as a psychologist in Texas. Applicants should possess a Ph.D., but ABDs completing this academic year will be considered. Candidates should be committed to both undergraduate and graduate teaching, should possess successful experience working with and supporting diverse populations, and possess the ability to implement and integrate instructional technology in learning management systems. Teaching assignments are negotiable and may include a variety of courses across the curriculum. Salary is commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.


Chartered in 1917, Texas A&M-Kingsville, a Carnegie Doctoral High Research Activity (R2) institution, is part of the Texas A&M University System. Texas A&M-Kingsville is dedicated to serving an ethnically and culturally diverse population and is committed to its teaching, research, and service mission in South Texas. The University is located in historic Kingsville, TX, a friendly, safe city of 30,000 that is also the home of Naval Air Station- Kingsville and the legendary King Ranch. Corpus Christi, TX (population 325,000) and its beautiful beaches are just 40 miles to the northeast, and the border with Mexico is 120 miles to the south and west.


One of the largest departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the department offers a BA in Psychology and Sociology and a BS in Criminology. Master’s degrees are also offered in Psychology (general psychology and counseling psychology), Sociology and Criminology. The department also features minors in Anthropology, Southwest Borderland Studies, and Human Development and Family Studies

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.