Department Head

Texas A&M University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities



The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University (TAMU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Head and Douglas J. Palmer Chair for the Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY).

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) ( is one of four Departments in the College of Education and Human Development. The Department consists of six program areas and offers undergraduate degrees in Bilingual Education, Child Professional Services, and Special Education as well as graduate programs in Bilingual/ESL Education, Counseling Psychology, Creativity and Cognition, Developmental Sciences, Learning Design & Technology, Learning Sciences, Research Measurement and Statistics, School Counseling, School Psychology, and Special Education. The departmental annual operating budget totals approximately $5 million with over $10 million in grant funding ($8 million external).

Responsibilities: The Head serves as the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer for the Department. The Head is responsible for fostering faculty excellence in research, teaching, and service consistent with Texas A&M University’s Vision 2030 Strategic Plan and the CEHD College Strategic Plan; providing effective advocacy for the Department within the College, University, state, and nation; encouraging a positive, collegial climate; promoting local, state, national and international partnerships and outreach; and establishing a successful record of creating a positive climate for the recruitment, development, and retention of diverse faculty, students, and staff.

Qualification: Desired qualifications include a distinctive and active record of scholarship, significant leadership demonstration, publications, diversity initiatives, development of innovative programs, and an established record of obtaining extramural funding.

Application Process: Review of nominations and applications will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until the appointment is made. Application materials must be submitted online through the Interfolio website system

(For submission information and a link to the Interfolio application, please visit here:

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity

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