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Chair, Psychological Science, University of Central Missouri

  • 24 Feb 2023 1:23 PM
    Message # 13109832
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Note: we have reposted this position with an extended timeline. 

    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 effectiveleadership in teaching, research, student success, recruitment, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department.

    Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Psychology from an accredited institution. The successful candidate must have a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and service that merits appointment as a Full or Associate Professor. 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. 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.

    UCM, located 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City Metropolitan area, is a public comprehensive university with more than 10,000 students providing a small-college learning environment coupled with large-university opportunities. The Department of Psychological Science offers B.S and B.A degrees in Psychology, as well as a minor in Psychology and a M.S. degree in Behavior Analysis. The department has 10 full-time faculty. Information about the department can be found at

    To Apply:  Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position number 998583.

    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 a minimum 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:

    The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity employer. We accept applications
    from qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, or abilities. Minorities, women, disabled,
    and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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