The Educational Psychology Program at the University of New Mexico invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure track) faculty position beginning August 2024. Responsibilities will include maintaining a program of scholarly research, conducting research supervision, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contributing service to the department, college, and the field. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Doctoral degree in educational psychology, or related field, by appointment start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Excellence, or potential for excellence, in research related to academic and social wellbeing, academic motivation, human development, or a related area, which may be applied to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in learning settings.
  2. Excellence, or potential for excellence, in teaching educational psychology coursework at the collegiate level.
  3. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success in learning setting as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

A complete application consists of

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A maximum of 3 representative publication(s)
  • The titles, names and contact information (address, phone number, and email address) of three professional references.

Interested persons must apply at For best consideration, complete applications should be received by 9/30/2023. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

About UNM and the College of Education and Human Sciences

The UNM College of Education and Human Sciences, comprised of five academic departments, is a future-oriented, dynamic professional school. The Department of Individual, Family and Community Education is one of the largest departments in the college with the uniqueness of having Counselor Education, Educational Psychology, Family and Child Studies, and Nutrition/Dietetics together as an academic unit. The department has both undergraduate and graduate programs.

UNM is the premier research university in the state of New Mexico, as well as a Carnegie R1 Highest Research Activity Institution and a federally designated Minority and Hispanic Serving Institution.  UNM is located in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically diverse metropolitan area of over a half million residents that has been listed as one of the best small cities in the U.S. by National Geographic Traveler. The city has a rich culture and a location offering unparalleled opportunities for outdoor adventure. The University is located within one hour of Santa Fe, three hours of Taos, and within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, and other outdoor activities.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse work force. The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA employer and educator.  UNM makes hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM continuing faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

Inquiries should be sent to: Martin H. Jones, PhD (, Educational Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131.