Oct 02, 2019
The University of Texas Permian Basin seeks a chairperson for the Department of Psychology beginning August 2020. The position is at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The area of specialization is open, but a Clinical Psychologist is preferred. UT Permian Basin is one of seven academic institutions in the University of Texas System; there are also six health science institutions in the UT System. The Department of Psychology presently has 8 full-time faculty. We offer the BA online and face-to-face. Both are robust programs. We also offer the MA in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations. The ideal candidate for the position should hold the Ph.D. and have interest in leading a department with the goals of teaching, research excellence, and growth. This position requires teaching undergraduate courses as well as graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition to administrative and teaching duties, the chairperson will be expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda, and provide college and university service. Questions may be directed to Dr. James Olson, Chair of the Search Committee, at Olson_J@UTPB.edu. UT Permian Basin is located in the warm and sunny climate of West Texas. The Midland/Odessa area is ideal for those who enjoy hiking, geology, and the outdoors. Several Texas state parks are located within 200 miles of the university. Please email a letter of interest, CV, a research and teaching statement, and a list of three references Dr Jamie Hughes at Hughes_J@UTPB.edu . Review will begin November 13 and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. All candidates must also complete an employment application. Please follow the link for instructions: https://www.utpb.edu/services/business-affairs/human-resources/employment-opportunities/ The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from all groups of qualified individuals are encouraged. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. This position is security sensitive and subject to Sections 51.125 of the Texas Education Code. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to employment.
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