The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank specializing in the area of Educational Psychology and Research Methodology starting Fall 2017. This faculty member is embedded within a teacher education program. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated expertise in (a) educational psychology and research methodologies, (b) teaching a mix of blended, online classes, and face-to-face courses, (c) working in local area schools, and (d) writing and working on grants. This is a full time tenure-track position with a nine-month academic year appointment in the education program in the School of Education within the College of Education and Psychology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is contingent upon funding by the university.

Responsibilities for the position include (a) teaching graduate and undergraduate educational psychology and research method courses, (b) advising and mentoring graduate students, (c) pursuing an active scholarly research agenda, (d) actively supporting local schools, (e) seeking grant funds for research and teaching activities, and (f) contributing to the university, the East Texas community, and the profession through service and outreach activities.

Required qualifications for the position include (a) an earned a doctorate in Educational Psychology with coursework in Research Methodologies by September 1, 2017, (b) evidence of university teaching and research activity appropriate for an assistant professor, and (c) a philosophical stance that values diversity and has a commitment to social justice. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in (a) teaching blended or online classes as well as face-to-face courses, (b) demonstrated ability to conduct a focused and sustained program of research and scholarship, and (c) a commitment to diversity and social justice.

A complete application must include a detailed letter of interest and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writings, unofficial copy of transcripts, and names and contact information, including e-mails for three references. Official transcripts will be required if offer is extended.

Submit all application materials to Mrs. Cindy Sprayberry at Please use “Educational Psychology Faculty Position” in the subject line of your submission. For additional information about the position, contact the Director of the School of Education, Dr. Swain at Applications will be reviewed starting January 2, 2017, and reviewed thereafter until the position is filled.  Appointment begins in Fall 2017.

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes nine university and six health institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls nearly 10,000 students. Our beautiful 210-acre Tyler campus is nestled along twin lakes, surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. The university also maintains regional campuses in PalestineLongview, and Houston Texas.