Job ID: 186153

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

St. Edward's University

  • May 24, 2022
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
  • School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • St. Edward's University
    Austin, TX
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Clinical
    Psychology - General

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
St. Edward's University

Faculty Position

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

School of Behavioral and Social Sciences


The Psychology Program at St. Edward's University is seeking qualified applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2022. We seek candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education and mentoring, strong communication skills, and collegiality.

In line with the St. Edward's University mission statement and in line with our HSI and MSI designation, the campus is actively engaged in the pursuit of social justice, and candidates must demonstrate an appreciation of and commitment to diversity. An inclusive faculty body is highly valued as we strive to create a diverse learning environment to prepare our students for success in a global and multicultural world


The successful candidate will join an active department, teach and advise undergraduate students, pursue faculty development efforts, and participate in the wider life of the university and community. The successful candidate will also be expected to establish and maintain a program of research that incorporates the participation of undergraduate students as collaborators. Teaching responsibilities are expected to include courses consistent with the candidate's training, and opportunities to develop new courses exist.


Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field required. Strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching and collaborative research with students is required. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required. Potential to be licensed, immediately or in the near future, as a psychologist is preferred

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic institution. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university seeks to promote academic excellence, growth in health and wellness programs, along with equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice as primary components of the new strategic plan. The Department of Psychology offers a BA degree in Psychology and a BS degree in Behavioral Neuroscience, and is part of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences. The School also houses graduate programs including those in Counseling and Applied Behavioral Analysis.

St. Edward's University has more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Posted: 9/10/2021

Available: 8/15/2022

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  • School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
    St. Edward's University

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