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Western Connecticut State University

Location: DanburyCT 06810 Document ID: A7175-0SEO Posted on: 2013-05-0305/03/2013 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Minimum Education: Ph.D.2013-06-02

Chairperson, Education and Educational Psychology

Department of Education and Educational Psychology


Academic Year 2013-14

Western Connecticut State University’s School of Professional Studies seeks an innovative and experienced leader to chair the Department of Education and Educational Psychology (E&EP). The Department Chair will encourage and support inter-disciplinary initiatives that maintain and expand successful and nationally accredited programs ranging from a bachelor’s degree through a doctorate. View full announcement at

The Chairperson is responsible for the leadership and administration of the Department. This is a 12-month faculty position, with the Chair reporting to the Dean of the School of Professional Studies. Preferred starting date is July 1, 2013.

Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree from an accredited university in one of the Department’s instructional areas; Scholarship and successful college teaching in education that merits appointment as tenure track faculty; A record of success leading a nationally accredited academic unit, teaching or professional employment in a K-12 public school; Evidence of addressing the educational needs of diverse populations; Demonstrated skills in Instructional Technology and collaborative activities with K-12 public schools.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with a university shared governance model; Coordination of interdisciplinary research, Involvement in outreach activities; Experience with program evaluation and accreditation; Participation in faculty governance; mentoring; and securing external funding.

To apply: Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial college transcripts, and contact information for 3 professional references to All documents should be combined in a single PDF document. Reference search# 600-150 in the subject line. Review of applications begins May 13, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

WCSU is an AA/EO Employer/Educator.


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