Pace University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Psychology Department at its New York City campus to begin July 1, 2013.  The Psychology Department is housed within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences and offers a Psy.D. in School-Clinical Child Psychology, a MSED in School Psychology, a MA in Psychology, 2 undergraduate degrees, and a combined BA/MA degree. Essential qualifications include: experience with undergraduate and graduate education; ability to foster collaboration between the program and the community; ability to enhance student preparation in the field; administrative and leadership skills; a distinguished record of teaching, research, and service; and curriculum and program development. Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished scholarly record, a history of external funding, administrative experience, strong leadership skills, and contributions to the profession.

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing all qualifications specified above; statement of purpose, including short and long-term goals/objectives for the department; statement of research and teaching interests; CV; representative publications; and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Richard Velayo, Psychology Chair Search

Psychology Department, 13th floor,

41 Park Row, Pace University

New York, NY 10038.


Applications must be received by December 1, 2012. 

Pace University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/H/V, committed to ensuring a diverse learning and working environment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.