APA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR SCIENCE
The American Psychological Association (APA) is seeking a senior-level psychologist for the position of Executive Director for its Science Directorate. The APA Science Directorate is one of the four key content-area components of the APA Central Office (along with the Education, Practice, and Public Interest directorates), and its Executive Director is a mem- ber of the APA Executive Management Group, reporting to the APA CEO.
The Executive Director supervises and oversees the Science Directorate and is responsible for major APA program areas related to science, including science policy and government relations, research ethics, psychological testing and assessment, scientific awards, summer research training, and communications with the scientific community and general public.
Requirements include a doctoral degree in psychology and a minimum of 12 years postdoctoral experience in teaching, academic administration, public policy or other fields related to psychology and science. In addition, Executive Director candidates must be competent in administration, strategy development, and fiscal management and should possess strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Benefits and salary are commensurate with experience.
If interested, please apply online: http://www.apa.org/careers/apa-jobs/index.aspx. All applications must include a cover letter and resume/CV.
The American Psychological Association is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.