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Online Lecturer, Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Texas Tech University

  • 18 Mar 2024 11:23 AM
    Message # 13331064

    Online Lecturer - Clinical and Counseling Psychology


    Psychological Sciences

    Position Description

    The Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University announces an opening for a continuing appointment eligible position at the Lecturer level specializing in online teaching in the area of Clinical and Counseling Psychology. Lecturers will have the option of working fully remotely within the United States or from the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock, TX. The anticipated start date is August 22nd, 2024. Starting salary is commensurate with the starting salary for tenure-track positions in the Texas Tech Department of Psychological Sciences.

    About the University

    Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) Doctoral/Research-Extensive, Hispanic Serving, and state-assisted institution. Located on a beautiful 1,850-acre campus in Lubbock, a city in West Texas with a growing metropolitan-area population of over 300,000, the university enrolls over 40,000 students with 33,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students. As the primary research institution in the western two-thirds of the state, Texas Tech University is home to 10 colleges, the Schools of Law and Veterinary Medicine, and the Graduate School. The flagship of the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. It is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.
    About Lubbock:Referred to as the “Hub City” because it serves as the educational, cultural, economic, and health care hub of the South Plains region, Lubbock boasts a diverse population and a strong connection to community, history, and land. With a mild climate, highly rated public schools, and a low cost of living, Lubbock is a family-friendly community that is ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas. Lubbock is home to a celebrated and ever-evolving music scene, a vibrant arts community, and is within driving distance of Dallas, Austin, Santa Fe, and other major metropolitan cities. Lubbock’s Convention & Visitors Bureau provides a comprehensive overview of the Lubbock community and its resources, programs, events, and histories.

    About the College

    Founded in 1925 as one of the university's four original colleges, the College of Arts & Sciences is comprised of 15 departments, offering a wide variety of courses and programs in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, and natural sciences. The College has more than 10,000 students enrolled representing more than a quarter of the overall Texas Tech University student population while maintaining a 22:1 student to faculty ratio.

    About the Department/School/Area

    Texas Tech University’s Department of Psychological Sciences ( has doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), Counseling Psychology (APA accredited), Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Human Factors Psychology (HFES accredited), and Social Psychology. We currently have 28 full‐time tenured and tenure‐track faculty members, 1 full‐time teaching‐track faculty member, 125+ graduate students, 1,500+ undergraduate majors, our own building with office, laboratory, and classroom space, and a newly renovated Psychology Clinic. Faculty have an excellent track record of applying for and obtaining external research funding. Our research programs encompass departmental, campus, community, and national/international collaborations. We have effective working relationships with faculty across campus, the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, large area hospitals, numerous clinics and psychological-service agencies, and other multidisciplinary groups in the region.

    Major/Essential Functions

    At Texas Tech University, the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer title designates a full-time, non-tenure-acquiring role with primary duties in teaching organized classes and/or instructional labs.


    Texas Tech University

    Faculty Qualifications

    Doctoral degree in psychology or related field (e.g. human development, educational psychology) anticipated by start date; Experience as instructor of record for courses in psychology. In line with TTU’s strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, applicants should have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate level.

    Preferred Qualifications

    In addition to the required qualifications, individuals with the following preferred qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply: Doctoral degree in area relevant to the specific position, such as experimental psychology (e.g., developmental psychology, social psychology, human factors psychology) or clinical/counseling psychology; Experience developing online courses, psychology or related fields preferred; Evidence of effective online teaching of courses relevant to the specific position (i.e. general psychology, experimental psychology, and/or clinical/counseling psychology courses); Training in pedagogy of online teaching; Training in pedagogy not specific to online teaching; Technology skills, especially in the use of LMS, virtual presentation software, and video recording software; Evidence of effective face-to-face teaching of psychology courses; Evidence of effective teaching of other online courses not described above; Experience working with diverse student populations, such as non-traditional and first-generation students; Professionalism and collegiality.

    Duty Point

    TTU Online (remote duty point)

    Safety Information

    Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.

    Does this position work in a research laboratory?


    Special Instructions to Applicants

    To apply for one of these positions, candidates must submit the following: A cover letter specifying how they meet the required and preferred criteria for the position; Curriculum vitae; Statement of teaching philosophy; Statement of teaching effectiveness, and Contact information for three professional references. 

    Please direct questions about these positions to: Dr. Will Crescioni, Director of Undergraduate and Online Studies,, (806) 834-4041.

    Job Type

    Full Time

    Pay Basis


    Pay Statement

    Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan by visiting

    Travel Required

    Up to 25%

    Grant Funded?


    Job Group

    NonTenure track

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Salary Grade


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