The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston (UH) anticipates filling a tenure\tenure-track position to begin September 1, 2019. The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One research university, and also has been designated Tier One for Community Engagement. Located in the heart of the nation’s fourth largest city, UH is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public research universities in the nation, with over 45,000 students on the main campus. Ten minutes away is the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center (TMC), with which we are linked through federal grants, research institutes, faculty appointments, student practicum placements, and research. We also maintain extensive partnerships with industries, school districts, and mental health groups in the greater Houston area for research, training, and consulting. For more information about the Department of Psychology, see

Social/Personality Psychology. Assistant or Associate Professor. Successful candidates must have a strong program of research as well as the ability to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate teaching goals. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to establish research programs with strong potential for external funding. Candidates with lines of research in any area of social psychology, including health, personality, and quantitative methods/measurement are encouraged to apply. Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses as well as Ph.D. research supervision.

Applications may be submitted at (Posting FAC000714) and should include a letter of interest, names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees will be contacted via the online system to submit letters directly), a current curriculum vita, representative papers, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Any questions may be addressed to Dr. Clayton Neighbors, Social Psychology Faculty Search Committee Chair, Professor of Psychology, Phone: 713-743-2616, E-mail:

Review of candidates for the position will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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