Professor and Director

Working Title Professor and Director
Department/College/Unit – Psychology-1094
Requisition Number F_150056
Posting Open Date
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Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work The Department of Psychology and the Center on Children, Families and the Law (CCFL) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are seeking applicants with national recognition in research, social policy and/or program development to direct CCFL, a nationally known training and research center within the College of Arts and Sciences. CCFL’s approximately 50 faculty and staff conduct policy-relevant research, provide program evaluation, and design/provide training for human service and legal professionals.

The Director of CCFL will report directly to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and serve as a faculty member in the Department of Psychology. CCFL’s research and projects have a reputation for excellence and innovation in child and family welfare policy and practice locally, regionally and nationally. The Director will provide leadership for CCFL’s faculty and staff, and administrative oversight of CCFL. The successful candidate will have the academic experience and accomplishments that qualify for the rank of Full Professor.

Responsibilities will include maintaining an active program of research, including the pursuit of external funding, and teaching one course per year in Psychology.

Minimum Required Qualifications Qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field, and a record of achievement in academic research and teaching, including a successful publication record. Experience in obtaining and managing grants is also required.
Preferred Qualifications Leadership experience in an organization that seeks and receives grant funding is preferred.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
Posted Salary
How to Apply To be considered for this position, please go to, requisition F_150056, and click on “Apply to this job.” Candidates should attach a cover letter expressing interest in the position, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and a list of up to five relevant publications, and contact information for three references.
For questions or accommodations related to this position contact Lori Byrne
Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 12 Month (Faculty Only)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date 8/17/2015
Appointment End Date

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