Psychology Chair Position at University of West Florida

Psychology Chair Position (12-month tenure-earning appointment) University of West Florida, Pensacola Main Campus

We are seeking an energetic and creative leader to join a collegial group of psychology faculty. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in psychology, possess academic administrative experience equivalent to chairing a comparably sized department, be an Associate or Full Professor, and support undergraduate and master’s level psychology programs. Evidence of interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as a clear vision and strategy for growth is required. The successful candidate will have a 1:1 teaching expectation, with preference given to those with a background in one of the three master’s areas below.

Our department consists of 15 full time faculty members with varied areas of research and is committed to diversity within the curriculum as well as within student and faculty bodies. We are located within the new and fast-growing College of Health. Our department has over 400 undergraduate majors and approximately 60 graduate students in our master’s programs (Counseling, Applied Experimental, Industrial/Organizational). The main campus is located ten miles north of downtown Pensacola and consists of 1,600 acres of rolling hills and natural woodland along the Escambia River. Learn more about our department at

Application Deadline: Reviews will begin April 14th, but position will remain open until filled. Preference given to those who can begin in August 2017 but starting date is negotiable. Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at ( Please include curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, which includes a philosophy regarding the role of a chairperson, and three letters of recommendation. Send any questions to Selection Committee Chair, Lisa Blalock at [email protected].

UWF is an Equal Opportunity/Access/ Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.