Company Name:

University of New Orleans


New Orleans, Louisiana

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Chair of Department, Associate/Full Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 20, 2019

Department Chair and Associate/Full Professor

The UNO Psychology Department has unique strengths in Developmental Psychology and Biopsychology, with a keen interest in applications of developmental science to both the community of New Orleans and broader, outside world. Our faculty employ innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of developmental psychopathology. We are seeking a Chair to be the department’s chief executive officer who is primarily responsible for the development of its quality programs in instruction, research, and professional service. The department offers a BS in Psychology, a non-thesis master’s degree and Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology or Applied Biopsychology. For more information about the department, visit

Other responsibilities may include: (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, (b) conducting high quality research in Developmental Psychology, Biopsychology or Developmental Psychobiology, (c) seeking research funding, (d) mentoring graduate students, and (e) seeking partnerships that will advance the reputation of the department.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have evidence of prior effective leadership in an academic setting, a distinguished record of scholarship and strong commitment to undergraduate/graduate education. Excellence in oral and written communication is required. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Psychology or closely related field and be eligible for appointment at rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience as department chair and eligible for appointment at rank of Professor with tenure.

Instructions: Applications will include a cover letter, current CV, research statement, statement of administrative philosophy and accomplishments and a diversity statement. Please provide contact information for three references. Initial application should be completed at

Once completed, send application materials to Dr. Steven Johnson, Dean of the College of Sciences at

Closing Date: For fullest consideration, please apply by October 31, 2019. Anticipated start date of fall 2020 and position will remain open until filled.

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