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Chair, Department of Psychological Science/Associate or Full Professor - Tenure-Track

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 10, 2023
Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Department Chair

Working Title
Chair, Department of Psychological Science/Associate or Full Professor - Tenure-Track

240410-Psychological Science

Pay Rate
Per faculty salary model



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates interested in applying for the position must complete the on-line faculty profile for position number 998583 found at

Candidates should submit the following documentation:
1. A letter of application that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position.
2. A statement of teaching philosophy.
3. A curriculum vitae.
4. Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
5. Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. This is completed within the faculty profile.

Letters of recommendation and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts showing degree completions will be required later in the search process.

Preference will be given to applications received by March 28, 2023. Review continues until
the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is July 1, 2023.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. David Kreiner, Search Committee Chair, telephone (660) 543-8076 or e-mail:

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose
  • The University of Central Missouri Department of Psychological Science invites applications for a tenured position as Chair and Associate/Full Professor.
  • Administrative duties include, but are not limited to, providing effective leadership in teaching, research, student success, recruitment, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department.
  • Teaching responsibilities include a teaching load of six credit hours per semester, such as General Psychology and other Psychology courses based on the individual’s expertise and previous teaching experience.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to make scholarly contributions in one or more areas of psychological science.
Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Ph.D. in Psychology from an accredited institution is required.

Computer Skills

  • The successful candidate must have a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and service that merits appointment as a Full or Associate Professor.
  • Experience and skills in mentoring student research are especially valued.
  • Additional preferred qualifications include successful experience in: managing budgets and personnel; Curriculum development including assessment; collegial leadership; and facilitation of faculty recruitment, professional development, and promotion.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance

Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that a background check and fingerprinting is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the completion/results of these conditions?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy Statement
Optional Documents

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