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Tenured Full or Associate Professor of Psychology and Division Chair

Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences, Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 2013-002

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 07/20/12     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Competitive

NOTE:  Position is open until filled. The search committee will review applications beginning October 15.

The Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences at the University of Baltimore invites applications for a senior faculty member to serve as chair of the Division beginning August, 2013.  The initial appointment as Chair is for a three year term.  Subsequent terms are determined by faculty election.  The Chair has a 5 course per year teaching load.  Course release may be available to support curriculum and program development and research.  The Chair participates in planning and policy making for the college, and, as a senior member of the faculty, is expected to participate in leadership roles in the College and University. Within the division, the chair leads curriculum and assessment efforts, as well as personnel and other decisions. Prior experience as a program director or department chair is highly desirable, as is experience mentoring junior faculty.

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in psychology and an established and progressive record of scholarship in the candidate’s area of expertise.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to and a record of effective university-level teaching, as well as a record of service commensurate with tenure at the rank of associate or full professor.

The area of specialization for this position is open, although expertise in industrial/organizational psychology, research methods and statistics, developmental psychology, or physiological psychology is desirable.

The University of Baltimore, a comprehensive university within the University System of Maryland, serves a diverse urban community with an emphasis on “knowledge that works.”  A strategic goal of the university is to further enhance its role as an engaged regional steward.  As a teaching institution with a strong commitment to student learning, the university emphasizes teaching excellence, applied research, and professional studies.

The Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences, located within the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, has eight full-time faculty members.  At the undergraduate level, the Division offers a B.A. in Psychology, as well as a minor in Psychology.  At the graduate level, the Division offers an M.S. in Applied Psychology, with tracks in counseling psychology and industrial/organizational psychology, as well as a post-master’s certificate in professional counseling studies.  For more information about the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences, please visit

The University offers competitive salaries and a strong benefits package.  All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY:  Candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, reprints or preprints of a sampling of their publications, and a list of professional references with email and phone contact information to Marcia Dean at

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