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Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 03/28/12 Closes: Open Until Filled
Note: Complete applications received by May 1, 2012 will have priority consideration. Position is open until filled.
The Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences at the University of Baltimore invites applications for a senior faculty member to serve as chair of the Division beginning either August 2012 or January 2013. The initial appointment as Chair is for a three year term. Subsequent terms are determined by faculty election. The Chair has a standard 5 course per year teaching load. Course release may be available to support curriculum and program development and research. The Chair participates in planning and policy making for the college, and, as a senior member of the faculty, is expected to participate in leadership roles in the College and University.
Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in psychology and an established and progressive record of scholarship in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, a record of effective teaching, and a record of service commensurate with tenure at the rank of associate or full professor.
Preference will be given to the candidate with experience in program development and assessment. Prior experience as a program director or department chair is highly desirable, as is experience mentoring junior faculty.
The area of specialization for this position is open, though special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in industrial/organizational psychology, research methods and statistics, developmental psychology, or physiological psychology.
The University of Baltimore, a comprehensive university within the University System of Maryland, serves a diverse urban community with an emphasis on “knowledge that works.” A strategic goal of the university is to further enhance its role as an engaged regional steward. As a teaching institution with a strong commitment to student learning, we emphasize teaching excellence, applied research, and professional studies.
The Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences, located within the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, has eight full-time faculty members. At the undergraduate level, the Division offers a B.A. in Psychology, as well as a minor in Psychology. At the graduate level, the Division offers an M.S. in Applied Psychology, with tracks in counseling psychology and industrial/organizational psychology, as well as a post-master’s certificate in professional counseling studies. For more information about the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences, please visit http://www.ubalt.edu/behavioralsciences.
The University offers competitive salaries and a strong benefits package. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
TO APPLY: Candidates must electronically submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, reprints or preprints of a sampling of their publications, and three letters of recommendation to Thomas Mitchell, Ph.D., Chair, ABS Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line.
An employment offer is contingent upon university funding.
The University of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.