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Department Head for Psychology

Employer
Southeastern Louisiana University
Location
Louisiana, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Southeastern Louisiana University invites applicants for the position of Department Head in the Department of Psychology. Applicants must have Ph.D. in Psychology or closely related field and credentials that warrant appointment at the academic rank of associate or full professor. The successful applicant should have evidence of experience in academic administration and commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Preference will be to those candidates with expertise that complements the strengths of the department. Commensurate experience should be reflected in the application letter.

This twelve-month position is primarily responsible for advancing the culture of academic distinction where excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, and service is expected. The Department Head is responsible for the planning, direction, and development of the department as well as budget management. The Department Head serves as the link between the faculty and the central administration and is expected to provide leadership for curriculum development, implementation, and assessment of student learning. The Department Head is responsible for the development and enhancement of research programs, scholarly efforts, as well as strategic initiatives that focus on the recruiting/retention of a diverse and inclusive student population. Finally, the successful candidate will engage in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and will be encouraged to maintain a research program appropriate in a department with both an undergraduate and master’s level degree program.

Southeastern Louisiana University is located in Hammond, less than 50 miles from the metropolitan centers of Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Southeastern has an undergraduate enrollment of more than 14,000. The Department of Psychology has approximately 500 undergraduate majors and 30 students in our master’s degree program. For information concerning the Department of Psychology please visit our web page at: http://www.southeastern.edu/acad_research/depts/psyc/index.html

Interested individuals should apply through the University’s HR site by submitting an application letter explaining their interest in the position, a current vitae, copies of transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (official transcripts required upon employment), and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least four references.
Initial review of applicants will begin on 1 December 2021, and the selection process will continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is June 2022. Southeastern is an ADA/EEO employer.
For inquiries, please contact Dr. Susan Coats (scoats@southeastern.edu), Chair of the Department Head Search Committee, Department of Psychology, SLU 10831, Hammond, LA 70402.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have Ph.D. in Psychology or closely related field and credentials that warrant appointment at the
academic rank of associate or full professor. The successful applicant should have evidence of
experience in academic administration and commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be to those candidates with expertise that complements the strengths of the department.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Cover Letter (required)
Resume/Vita (required)
Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired) (required)
Names and contact information for 3 references (required)

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