The University of Texas Permian Basin seeks a Chairperson for the Department of Psychology, beginning August 2020. The position is at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The area of specialization is open, but a Clinical Psychologist is preferred.
UT Permian Basin is one of seven academic institutions in the University of Texas System; there are also six health science institutions in the UT System. The department of Psychology presently has eight (8) full-time faculty. The program offers a B.A. on campus and on-line – both are robust. The college also offers the M.A. in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations.
The ideal candidate for the position will hold the Ph.D. and have an interest in leading a department with the goals of teaching, research excellence,, and growth. This position requires teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, the latter in the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition to administrative and teaching duties, the Chairperson will be expected to maintain a active scholarly agenda and provide college and University service.
Questions about the search may be directed to Dr. James Olson, Chair of the Search Committee, at: Olson_J@utpb.edu.
UTPB is located in sunny West Texas. The Midland/Odessa area is ideal for those who enjoy hiking, geology, and the outdoors. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
**Review of submissions will occur on a rolling basis, but applications received prior to October 31, 2019 will receive full consideration.
Candidates are asked to apply on-line, and to submit the following:
Letter of interest
A research and teaching statement
A list of three (3) references with complete contact information
Transcript(s) from each degree-granting institution
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About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.