University of Florida in Florida

Deadline Open until Filled
Date Posted August 11, 2014

Job Description: The College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. Key responsibilities of the Chair will be to strengthen the departmenthighly ranked APA-accredited PhD program and to expand its considerable portfolio of extramurally funded research. The Chair will also provide leadership and oversight of departmental functions, including, faculty development, clinical services, finances, human resources, and governance structures. The College of Public Health and Health Professions is part of the dynamic UF Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. UF is a leader in interdisciplinary research, and the Chair will have the opportunity to develop collaborations with major institutes and centers that provide state-of-the art environments to address critical health-related issues. While the excellence of the candidateresearch in any relevant area will be of primary importance, outstanding opportunities exist for collaborative research programs in areas that have been identified as part of the UF Rising campaign to national preeminence ( including: health promotion and disease prevention, neuromedicine/neurorehabilitation, drug discovery and development, neuroscience and the brain, early childhood interventions, and cognitive aging.
Minimum Requirements: A doctoral degree in psychology or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications A strong record of academic accomplishments, scholarly recognition, and external research support. Candidates are also expected to be licensed\\:licensable as psychologists in the State of Florida.
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