Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Minnesota Duluth
Faculty Opening - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology, The University of Minnesota Duluth
The Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology. The appointment will start August 20, 2018.
We are seeking a teacher/scholar who is committed to effective pedagogy and who possesses the interest and ability to establish an active high quality research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students.
Required qualifications include experience in conducting empirical research in industrial/organizational psychology or highly related fields, and a commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering diversity across campus. The successful candidate will have completed a doctoral degree in Psychology with a specialty in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or highly related field from an accredited institution by the start date of appointment.
The area of research specialty is open. To complement current faculty in the department and within the I/O track of the graduate program, it is preferred that applicants have research experience which might include, but are not limited to: attitude theory, measurement, and change; occupational health and well-being; and job evaluation and compensation. Research interests that address changes in the workplace (e.g., globalization, diversity, technology, aging workforce, etc.) are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching a diverse student body at the collegiate level, a strong quantitative background and the ability to teach graduate level statistics courses, and experience in conducting applied I/O projects.
The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach courses (e.g., I/O Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Performance Evaluation and Management, Training and Development, Organizational Systems and Development, Statistics, Research Methods) in the department's undergraduate and graduate programs; (2) actively engage in research with undergraduate and graduate students; (3) contribute to our Industrial/Organizational track within the Masterís program, including supervision of graduate studentsí research projects; (4) advise undergraduate and graduate students; and 5) participate in departmental and university service.
Our department is comprised of productive faculty dedicated to our Universityís mission of integrating liberal education, research, creative activity, and public engagement to prepare students to thrive as lifelong learners and globally engaged citizens. Our Master of Arts in Psychological Science program includes tracks in Clinical/Counseling, Experimental, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Information about the department may be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/psy. The University of Minnesota Duluth was recently ranked one of the top 50 regional universities in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report) and offers employees competitive and comprehensive benefits, including healthcare and retirement plans, tuition benefits, and an employee wellness program.
The city of Duluth, located approximately two and a half hours north of Minneapolis, is nationally ranked as one of the best and most affordable places to live. Perched on the shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by natural forests, Duluth offers some of the best outdoor recreational activities and boasts of thriving industries in technology, healthcare, aviation, and education.
The University of Minnesota requires applicants to apply online. To apply for this position, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening 302966. Click on the job title to view the job details and application instructions. Completed applications must include: 1) letter of application which highlights scholarly/applied work and a commitment to diversity and fostering diversity across campus; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) graduate transcript (official or unofficial); 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of research interests; and 6) names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Additional information may be requested from finalists. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
For questions about the position or the application process, please contact the search chair: Dr. Alexandra Luong at firstname.lastname@example.org or (218) 726-8685.
Individuals from underrepresented groups and US military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the University of Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316.
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If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations.
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