Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences at USD
The University of San Diego is seeking a person at the level of associate or full professor (area of focus is open) for the position of Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences. The Department currently has 12 full-time faculty members and offers an undergraduate major and minor in psychology and will begin offering a major in behavioral neuroscience (Fall of 2012). Our program strongly emphasizes the basic scientific nature of psychology, and an important component of our program is providing research and applied opportunities for our students in the context of a liberal arts education. Candidates for chair must have a Ph.D. in psychology or other related field and should have experience mentoring both faculty and students. Past leadership/administrative experience is highly preferred. In addition to chair responsibilities, the candidate should be prepared to teach courses in his/her area along with lower division courses. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research program that could involve undergraduate students. Salary will be commensurate with experience and rank.
The University of San Diego is a Catholic, liberal arts institution whose mission strongly supports academic excellence, diversity, community and compassionate service. The University is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices.
Candidates must submit a vita, teaching evaluations, statements on teaching, leadership (including mentorship), and research (including working with student researchers), as well as a representative sampling of reprints. Three letters of recommendation should be e-mailed to the Department Chair.
To apply, click here and reference Job IRC7863. The deadline for applications is October 30, 2012.
|Center for Educational Excellence||Center for Inclusion and Diversity|
|College of Arts and Sciences||Community Service Learning|
|Human Resources||Office of Undergraduate Research|
|University Ministry||USD Mission|