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Department of Kinesiology
Director Posted Sept. 18, 2016.  Deadline is now Oct. 31

Department of Psychology
Multiple positions Posted Sept. 15, 2016

Department of Psychology
Department Chair (JOB#11655)

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe Campus, invites applications for Chair, with a concurrent appointment as tenured professor. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017 although some flexibility is negotiable.

The Department of Psychology, one of ASU’s most highly ranked units, is a vibrant community of scholars, teachers, and professionals housed across three buildings (two of which are newly renovated) with state of the art labs, classrooms, and conference rooms. Its over 50 tenure-track faculty and 10 lecturers serve an undergraduate major population of more than 1600 students. The Department administers doctorates in six study areas (Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognitive Science, as well as Developmental, Quantitative, and Social Psychology) and an innovative master’s program in Applied Behavior Analysis. ASU Psychology faculty are internationally prominent, and maintain active research programs that garner $13.5 million in annual external funding. A highly engaged and collaborative unit, the ASU Department of Psychology is an instrumental partner in multiple university-wide initiatives in neuroscience, prevention and health promotion, social complexity, and evolutionary modeling.

The Department also houses the REACH Institute for the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based child and family interventions and an associated NIH training grant. Research and training initiatives are facilitated in close collaboration with transdisciplinary centers on campus (e.g., Center for Religion and Conflict, Center for Social Complexity) and off campus (e.g., Barrow Neurological Institute, Mayo Clinic), and with community partners in educational, health care, mental health care, and social service.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences through the Dean of Natural Sciences, the Chair will provide innovative leadership and strategic vision capable of advancing the department to the top level of excellence in the country, and engrain it into the University’s overarching mission as stated in its charter. The Chair will lead and continue to develop a large, successful, and diverse faculty, and sustain a culture of collaboration both within and beyond the department. The Chair will foster continued enhancement in the department’s research standing, work to attract, develop, and retain quality faculty, promote growth in the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives, develop/implement strategic diversity initiatives related to faculty, staff and/or students, advance entrepreneurial opportunities, and enhance relations within and outside the university community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A PhD in Psychology or a closely related field
  • A distinguished scholarly record commensurate with the rank of tenured Professor in the College of Liberal Arts
    and Sciences
  • Substantial relevant administrative experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated appreciation for a breadth of research areas within Psychology and interdisciplinary science
  • Demonstrated innovative and strategic leadership
  • Demonstrated experience serving a diverse student and/or faculty population

To apply, please submit to a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information including email for five references. References may be contacted at a later stage of the search and only with the candidate’s approval. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016, if not filled, each week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Funding is available for a PhD research student interested in the roles of exploration and perception and action in interpersonal decision-making in high performance sport. The title of the PhD project is: Developing Technology to Investigate Exploration and Perception-Action Expertise for Interpersonal Decision-Making in Field-Hockey. The work will be conducted through collaborative involvement of the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS). A tuition-fee waver is in place for International applicants is in place, so the position is open for both domestic (Australian) as well as International applicants. Deadline is the the 1st of August 2016, or until a suitable candidate is found. I would be grateful if  you could disseminate this excellent opportunity through your network.

The link to further information can be found here under the heading: ACU Faculty, Research Institute and School Scholarships.


Gert-Jan Pepping Ph.D.
Deputy Head | School of Exercise Science
Australian Catholic University
1100 Nudgee Road, Banyo, QLD 4014.
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