- Purdue University Northwest
- Hammond, IN
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites nominations and applications for an exceptional academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences. The chair will provide strategic leadership to a diverse department and will work with faculty, staff, and students to build upon the department’s strengths in teaching, research, and service.
The Department of Behavioral Sciences is a multidisciplinary department serving nearly 400 undergraduate majors and over 25 graduate students. Undergraduate offerings include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Behavioral Sciences, Human Development and Family Services, Social Work, and Sociology. The department currently offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice and seeks a department chair who can help develop a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. At the graduate level, the department offers an accredited Master’s of Science in Child Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. The department has 21 full-time tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty.
For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, please visit https://www.storbeckpimentel.com/pd/PNW/DBS.pdf
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to ensure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by July 31, 2018. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; resume or curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:
Ryan Crawford, Partner | Kriston Burroughs, Associate
7500 Rialto Blvd
Building 1, Suite 250
Austin, TX 78735
Refer to code “PNW-CBS” in subject line
EEO Purdue University Northwest prohibits discrimination against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders and in conformance with the procedures and limitations as set forth in Purdue’s Equal Opportunity, Equal Access and Affirmative Action policy which provides specific contractual rights and remedies. Additionally, the University promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program. For more information, please see: www.purdue.edu/ethics/policies/FosteringRespect_accessible.pdf
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