College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Psychology

Full Professor - Developmental Psychology Program - Tenured


The Developmental Psychology Program of the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston (UH), a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University, seeks to hire a faculty member at the rank of Full Professor whose major research interests involve behavioral genetics in the area of learning disabilities. Individuals with a Ph.D. in developmental psychology and genetics are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, and have a record of securing external funding for their research.

The University of Houston is located in the heart of the nation's fourth largest city, and is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, with roughly 42,000 students on the main campus. Ten minutes away is the world's largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center (TMC). UH is a full member of the TMC linked through federal grants, research institutes, faculty appointments in medical schools, hospitals and other institutions, student practicum placements, and research. The newly opened Health and Biomedical Science Building on the UH campus will provide up-to-date research, office, and teaching space for the candidate along with other scientists from around the campus.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin in July 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vita, representative papers, and a list of references to:

Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D.
Chair, Developmental Search Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5022

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.