Chair-School of Psychology

Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 14, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Chair, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology


The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the School of Psychology, with an anticipated rank of Full Professor. Candidates must have demonstrated outstanding leadership and scholarship, and possess strong commitments to interdisciplinary research; educational activities; faculty/staff development; diversity, equity and inclusion; and public engagement. They must have an earned doctorate in psychology or a related discipline.


The School offers doctoral training and research opportunities in broad areas including Cognition and Brain Science, Cognitive Aging, Engineering Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Quantitative Psychology, with interdisciplinary graduate programs in Quantitative Biosciences and Human Computer Interaction. The School offers a B.S. Degree in Psychology and is a partner in the Institute’s interdisciplinary B.S program in Neuroscience. Georgia Tech’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration is a major asset, which has led to frequent, fruitful interactions involving faculty in the School with those in other programs in the sciences, computing, design, business, engineering, and liberal arts. These include participation in the Institute for People and Technology, and the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging


Georgia Tech is a top-rated public university with an international reputation in technology and sciences located on an attractive campus in the heart of Atlanta, a large, vibrant, verdant city having great economic and cultural strengths. The School maintains a rich network of academic, clinical and industrial partnerships in and beyond Atlanta.  For further information about the resources available to the faculty of the School, please refer to the web page at


We anticipate a starting date for the position of August, 2021.  Applications should include a letter of interest outlining qualifications for the position and a curriculum vitae. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to T. Richard Nichols, search committee chair ( Electronic submission of materials is preferred and should be submitted to the following link: or by regular mail (to: Psychology Chair Search Committee, Dean’s Office, College of Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0365, U.S.A.). CVs should include the applicant’s research, teaching, publications, and administrative and leadership experience.


Georgia Tech is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Georgia Tech is committed to having a diverse faculty. Applicants from under-represented groups and those who value fostering diversity are particularly encouraged to apply.


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