University of St. Thomas

Assistant Professor – Sport and Performance Psychology

Department of Psychology

The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor – Sport and Performance Psychology position in the Department of Psychology. This position reports directly to the Chair of the Psychology Department.


To be considered for this position, candidates must hold a doctorate in Psychology. Specialization in sport psychology and completed certification as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC). Certification status to mentor students during the CMPC certification process is strongly preferred. ABD will be considered but the degree must be completed by the time of appointment. Candidates with a demonstrated record of student engagement will be given priority.

This position will teach required courses in the MA and BA/MA program in Applied Sport and Performance Psychology and additional undergraduate Psychology courses, as determined by the Department Chair, as well as have the freedom to propose new courses that fit their expertise and interests. This position will teach an annual course load of 24 contact hours. The successful candidate will provide service work such as academic advising in support of the department.

Applications for this position should include the following materials: a letter of interest, transcripts, a statement concerning the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, evidence of ability to teach as needed in online modalities, and three letters of reference submitted by recommenders.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to hiring faculty who can help it not only fulfill its integrated mission – the formation of the whole person for flourishing in this life and the next – but also advance it in new ways. The University’s Catholic identify in the center of this mission, a Catholicism expressed for our own age by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Pope St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices can align with them.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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