Head, Department of Psychology
University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, IA

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Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Northern Iowa. The Psychology Department employs faculty with heterogeneous interests, who are all committed to excellence in both teaching and research.

The Department is seeking candidates who recognize and support the dynamic nature of the department, advocate for faculty and students within the university system, and facilitate equitable treatment of all faculty members and students. Candidates having received a Ph.D. in psychology (any area of specialty) with a distinguished record of teaching and research suitable for a tenured appointment at the rank of full professor will be considered. The successful candidate must also possess academic administrative experience, such as department head, program coordinator, or other leadership roles in academic programs.

The Department encourages applications from persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department head is responsible for department budget, class schedules, evaluations of faculty, providing leadership, and overseeing the general operations of the department. Normally, the department head teaches one course in both the fall and spring semesters and one course during the summer session. The Department of Psychology is located in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and consists of 19 Ph.D.-level faculty members representing all major areas of psychology. It enrolls approximately 450 undergraduate students, contributes to the university-wide General Education academic curriculum, and offers a Master's degree program for approximately 25 graduate students with emphases in Clinical Science and Social Psychology, as well as an Individualized Study option.

This appointment will begin July 1, 2013. Applications received before January 11, 2013 will be given full consideration. Pre-employment background checks are required. For more information about the Department, visit http://www.uni.edu/csbs/psych. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Questions may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Kim MacLin at (319) 273-2302 or kim.maclin@uni.edu.

UNI is an equal opportunity employer with a comprehensive plan for affirmative action. UNI is a smoke-free campus.

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