Chair & Professor - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Educational Psychology is seeking a Chair committed to building a culture of excellence and collaboration through consultative decision-making. The Chair is expected to foster exemplary teaching, research and creativity while promoting global awareness, diversity, and social responsibility throughout the departmental curriculum. The department contains 4 synergistic programs interconnected around the core unifying elements of learning intervention, assessment & practice, human development and pedagogical enhancement. The programs are: educational psychology, instructional design & technology, school psychology and special education.


The Chair is responsible for the planning and administration of a department consisting of 16 faculty, four staff, and 20 graduate assistants. Primary department budget responsibilities reside with the Chair under Miami's Responsibility Centered Management system. The Chair oversees one grant-funded center, and a curriculum that consists of one undergraduate program and four graduate programs. Other duties include mentoring, development and evaluation of faculty; building cutting-edge partnerships designed to achieve professional impact; supporting on-line and hybrid course offerings; overseeing internal program assessments and external assessments under CEC, NASP, NCATE/CAEP; facilitating collaboration with the other departments within EHS and the department of psychology in the College of Arts and Science. The chair is also charged with maintaining strong academic programs; and recruiting an intellectually active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

Basic Qualifications

The position requires a Ph.D., with tenure at Miami University; rank of professor; evidence of commitment to developing faculty and programs that support engagement with diverse students, school and community populations; evidence of experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with agencies, school communities; and demonstrated leadership ability. The doctorate must be related to a field in the department from an accredited institution of higher education.

Preferred Qualifications

A commitment to the integration of technology into instruction; data-based decision making and program assessment; ability for or experience with overseeing a clinic; expertise and insight on the changing nature of educational or school psychology, special education or instructional technology; licensed or possessing other licensure/certification in area of specialty; experience with incorporating global perspectives into the curriculum.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should be submitted electronically to Dr. Judy Rogers at Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and two letters of reference. If you have questions about the position, contact Dr. Rogers at:

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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