School Director at ASU's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School Director at ASU's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:00am

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, at Arizona State University (ASU) invites application for School Director. This is an opportunity to take a leadership role in a rapidly growing and innovative interdisciplinary liberal arts college within ASU, the New American University.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide administrative vision, leadership, and management for the School; contribute to the School’s interdisciplinary teaching and research missions; to engage in research and teaching that complement and strengthen current offerings and emphases in SBS; and to foster interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research and teaching.  We are seeking exceptional senior candidates for appointment at the rank of Full Professor.

Required Qualifications: The person appointed must have an earned doctorate in a related field. In addition, candidates must demonstrate a) a research record of excellence warranting appointment as a Full Professor with Tenure at ASU; b) successful administrative experience at the chair level or above; c) an ongoing program of research and publication; d) a record of successful teaching; and e) evidence of ability to contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations in research and teaching.  Desired qualifications: a) history of successful extramural funding; and b) successful leadership experience in an interdisciplinary program.

Deadline: November 30, 2012; if not filled, every Friday thereafter until the search is closed.

Application procedures:  Only electronic applications are accepted. Send letter of application, a statement describing your research program and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, a statement describing your administrative philosophy, and three names of references along with contact information to: Ms. Jamie Howell at: Applicants should reference position #10248 in their application.

Members of our School are committed to excellence in teaching and research and SBS is proud of the accomplishments of our faculty, students, and graduates. We are a research-oriented school where our priority is the discovery of new knowledge of human behavior, social issues and social/cultural processes; the application of that knowledge to our students and the community of Arizona. Students are encouraged to participate in faculty-student collaborative research projects, explore cross-cultural and global perspectives in their courses, access the latest computer technology for projects and assignments, and apply what they have learned in a variety of community-based internship sites across the Phoenix metropolitan area.

More information about the School, its faculty, and its degree programs can be found at:

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  ASU’s non-discrimination statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful outcome (as determined by the university) of the pre-employment screening activities, including a criminal history check (or a fingerprint check), under Arizona Board of Regents policy 6-709.

ASU has developed a vision for the “New American University.”  We believe the university can transform society and enable student success.  We value innovation, transcend disciplinary boundaries, and foster work that engages with the community and the world.  New College, located on ASU’s West Campus, has a special place in this mission as a socially embedded, interdisciplinary, liberal arts college with the resources of and, in the context of, an R1 research institution.



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