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Assistant Professor in Health Psychology at University of Texas at El Paso

News Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 14:45

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), Department of Psychology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Psychology. The purpose of this position is to grow our health psychology concentration area within our doctoral  program. Faculty with a strong trajectory in the area of cultural and social determinants of health are especially encouraged to apply. This position will be integral to our expertise in the study of minority health and Hispanic health disparities. Applicants with training in health, social and/or clinical psychology are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with a history to attract external funding. Appointment is scheduled to start in the Fall 2023 semester.

RQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Psychology; published research; potential to attract external funding; and the ability to teach and direct undergraduate and graduate research, with a high level of productivity.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates must submit: 1) a letter summarizing qualifications and fit within the department and program; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) relevant reprints or pre-prints (no more than three); 6) a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and, 7) complete contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022 and continue to be reviewed until a hiring decision has been made. Hiring decisions are based upon budgetary approval. If you have any questions about the position, you may contact Craig Field, Search Committee Chair at To apply, please visit

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

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