Professor - Psychology

Job Title: Professor - Psychology
Position No.: ACAD-COAHPY-FT-090620119
Department(s):   Psychology
Reports To: Chair, Behavioral Sciences and Dean, College of Ar
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Houston Baptist University seeks full-time faculty to join the Psychology Department in the following areas:

  • Social Psychology with the ability to teach undergraduates and graduate students as well as supervise their research projects. The preferred candidate will have teaching and research experience. Knowledge and application of the latest version of SPSS is required.
  • Biological bases of behavior with a PhD in either Physiological Psychology, Biological Psychology or Neuroscience and with the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students. The preferred candidate will have teaching and research experience.


Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will teach Psychology from a Christian worldview, will possess a terminal degree from an APA accredited program, and be licensed or licensed eligible in the State of Texas.  Additionally, the successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology by August 2014 and demonstrate enthusiasm for our classical liberal arts core curriculum which includes embracing the need for these courses to complement each other.



Additional Info:

Faculty at Houston Baptist University participate in departmental, college, and university activities and are dedicated to excellence in advising as well as teaching and scholarship.

Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2012. Review of applications for the position will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. For more information about the University and the College of Arts and Humanities, visit

The University is in the process of implementing its Ten Pillars vision ( and anticipates significant growth in enrollment and programs. The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars vision statement.           

Direct questions about this position to Dr. Renata Nero, Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Program Director for Graduate Programs in Psychology, at



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