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Chair, Department of Psychology

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA
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Search Extended - Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair, Department of Psychology, in the College of Sciences that could begin as early as July 1, 2013. We seek an outstanding scholar with demonstrated excellence in research, consistent peer-reviewed grant funding and publications, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education in psychology. The successful candidate will provide leadership to further enhance the Department’s research and educational programs, will have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring junior faculty and students, and will encourage excellence in research and teaching that make a contribution to the department’s expanding programs. A Ph.D. in psychology is required. The appointment will be at the rank of professor with tenure, with a competitive salary and start-up package. The College of Sciences welcomes the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses.

The position will be located at the Norfolk Campus. The Department of Psychology has 29 full-time faculty members with research strengths in applied experimental, clinical, human factors, and industrial/organizational psychology. The department offers Ph.D. degrees in Applied Experimental, Human Factors, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The department participates in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, an APA-accredited doctoral program offered in conjunction with Eastern Virginia Medical School and Norfolk State University. The department has more than 1100 on campus undergraduate majors, 100 online undergraduate majors, and approximately 100 graduate students. The Department also offers an M.S. degree in Experimental Psychology. Faculty research is currently funded by NIH, NSF, DoD, the Commonwealth of Virginia, NASA and various non-profit foundations. Old Dominion University is a state-supported Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution with total R&D expenditures in 2011 of approximately $102 million. Old Dominion University currently has approximately 25,000 students and 720 full-time faculty. For more information about the Department please visit http://sci.odu.edu/psychology/.
Norfolk is a culturally rich, historic city with a major international maritime center in a metropolitan area of over 1.5 million people. Norfolk is one of seven cities comprising Hampton Roads, located south of the Chesapeake Bay, within convenient driving distances of Washington DC, Baltimore MD, Research Triangle Park NC and Richmond VA. The Hampton Roads area has several major military bases, including Norfolk Naval Base, the world’s largest naval station.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and contact information for four references electronically to PsychChair@odu.edu . The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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