Note: Review of complete applications will begin November 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is

The psychology program invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor
in the area of Clinical or Counseling Psychology, beginning Fall 2023. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and
service has prepared them to support our shared commitment to diversity and excellence. An active research agenda in the field and
engagement in service at the institution will be expected of the candidate who joins our department. The research specialty area is open.
Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups and those individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring marginalized
populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Preferred: Candidates should be licensed or license-eligible in psychology or a closely
related area in the state of Texas. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to establish an active publication record; engage in service
activities at the university; utilize inclusive teaching methods that promote equitable learning environments for student success; and teach
across multiple course modalities. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in their specialty area, as well as Research
Methods and/or Statistics.



Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in
clinical/counseling psychology or a related applied discipline from a regionally-accredited institution by the time of employment.

The University of Houston-Downtown is an anchor institution located in the heart of the fourth largest city in the U.S., minutes away
from the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. UHD is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the nation and serves over 15,000
students from both undergraduate and graduate programs. UHD is recognized as a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and a
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI). UHD is a teaching university; full-time faculty teach a 4-3 course load. With one of the most diverse
student bodies in the nation, UHD seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. This vacancy is in the College of Humanities
and Social Sciences, which houses five community-facing centers available for collaborative opportunities, including the Center for Latino
Studies, the Center for Critical Race Studies, and the Center for Public Deliberation.

For more information about the
University of Houston-Downtown, please visit our website below


Information concerning the Social Sciences Department and the Psychology program can be found at https://www.uhd.edu/academics/humanities/undergraduate-programs/psychology/Pages/sos-psychology.aspx.

Required Documents:

  • A letter of interest and curriculum vitae must be attached to the online
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that emphasizes instructional strategies and student engagement with diverse
    student populations, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three
    letters of recommendation are required. 

Documents that cannot be attached to the online application must be emailed or
mailed to: Dr. Katrina Rufino, Chair, Clinical Psychology Search Committee, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, N-1009,
Houston, TX 77002-1001, rufinok@uhd.edu.

Attachments by Candidate:
 Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Unofficial
Transcripts, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement, Evidence of Effective Teaching

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