• Department Head

    Auburn University
    Department: Department of Psychology
    Position Status: Full-Time
    Posting Date: 2/26/2014
    Application Deadline: Until position is filled

    The College of Liberal Arts, Department of Psychology, at Auburn University invites applications and nominations for Head of the Department of Psychology to begin August 16, 2014.  The department focuses on research and instruction in the psychological sciences.  This individual’s responsibilities include: participation as a member of the senior administrative team of the College of Liberal Arts, guiding the department regarding research, teaching, faculty mentorship and development, and directing undergraduate and graduate education in the department.  This appointment will be for a five year term that may be renewed for one additional term contingent upon satisfactory annual reviews and departmental by-laws.


    Candidates must hold the rank of Full Professor with a Ph.D. in Psychology and have experience in academic administration.  Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated experience in leadership and management.  The candidate selected will have academic credentials sufficient to meet tenure eligibility requirements.  Candidates should demonstrate a history of research and external funding as well as a commitment to high standards of scholarship, faculty engagement and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


    The department has three Ph.D. programs:  Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, and Industrial/ Organizational Psychology.  Candidates are invited who match or complement one of these three areas. For further information about the Department of Psychology, see www.cla.auburn.edu/psychology.


    Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive for the position. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. 


    Review of applications will begin March 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Katz (katzjef@auburn.edu).  To apply for this position please go to: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/.   Interested candidates are required to submit cover letter, vita, transcripts, and provide names and email address of three references.


    Minorities and women are encouraged to apply

    Auburn University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Contact Information

    Dr. Jeffrey Katz
    226 Thach Hall
    Auburn University, Alabama, United States 36849-5214

    Facility Address

    226 Thach Hall
    Auburn University, Alabama, United States 36849-5214