Sep 20, 2019

Department Chair, Associate or Full Professor

  • University of New Orleans
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
Full time Biopsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Department Chair Development Developmental Neuroscience

Job Description

The UNO Psychology Department has unique strengths in Developmental Psychology and Biopsychology, with a keen interest in applications of developmental science to both the community of New Orleans and broader, outside world. Our faculty employ innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of developmental psychopathology. We are seeking a Chair to be the department’s chief executive officer who is primarily responsible for the development of its quality programs in instruction, research, and professional service. The department offers a BS in Psychology, a non-thesis master’s degree and Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology or Applied Biopsychology.  For more information about the department, visit http://new.uno.edu/academics/cos/psychology

Other responsibilities may include: (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, (b) conducting high quality research in Developmental Psychology, Biopsychology or Developmental Psychobiology, (c) seeking research funding, (d) mentoring graduate students, and (e) seeking partnerships that will advance the reputation of the department.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have evidence of prior effective leadership in an academic setting, a distinguished record of scholarship and strong commitment to undergraduate/graduate education. Excellence in oral and written communication is required. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Psychology or closely related field and be eligible for appointment at rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience as department chair and eligible for appointment at rank of Professor with tenure.

Instructions: Applications will include a cover letter, current CV, research statement, statement of administrative philosophy and accomplishments and a diversity statement. Please provide contact information for three references. Initial application should be completed at  http://www.uno.edu/careers/22991 . Once completed, send application materials to Dr. Steven Johnson, Dean of the College of Sciences at sgjohnso@uno.edu.

 Closing Date:  For fullest consideration, please apply by October 31, 2019.  Anticipated start date of fall 2020 and position will remain open until filled.

Employer

University of New Orleans

Department

Psychology

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