William Paterson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position to lead the department as Chairperson at the Associate or Full Professor rank in the Department of Psychology, beginning September 1, 2020.
The successful candidate in this position may be immediately tenure eligible. Candidates will be informed of the conditions that need to be met to be eligible for tenure upon hire.
The position, which reports to the Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences, includes teaching undergraduate and, based on their area(s) of expertise, graduate students. Research and service engagement is expected. The area of expertise is open.
The Department Chair advocates for the Department, oversees departmental budgets, institutes administrative policies, schedules courses, hires adjunct faculty, and ensures the smooth running of the Department. The Chair works directly with students and faculty, resolving their issues and concerns.
The Psychology Department, one of the largest departments at William Paterson University, offers BA, MA and PsyD degrees. The department is composed of dynamic and engaged faculty. The department offers a diverse student body opportunities to apply their classroom knowledge to a variety of real-world situations. Hands-on laboratory experiences give students an opportunity to design and conduct their own research.
For more information about us and our programs please visit https://www.wpunj.edu/cohss/departments/psychology/.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
For a description of Department Chair responsibilities, please visit: Department Chairperson Responsibilities
Personal attributes and traits:
About William Paterson University:
William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACUU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs the range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.
Interested candidates will be prompted to:
Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any general questions related to this search.
Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/CV