Open Rank, I/O Psychology

Montclair, NJ
Aug 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date August 25, 2017

Position Title Open Rank, I/O Psychology

Vacancy # V-F17

Department Psychology

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, open-rank position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology to begin September 2018. Candidates will be expected to publish in top-quality journals and teach mainly graduate courses in I/O topic areas. Further, the candidate is expected to aid in the development and implementation of an interdisciplinary I/O Psychology PhD program with concentrations in business analytics and computer science.

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research productivity commensurate with experience, and the potential to attract extramural funding. Area of I/O specialization is open and should complement but expand the department's current expertise. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching apply advanced quantitative analyses such as big data, dynamic models, multi-level modeling, or longitudinal analyses. Additional requirements include:
  • PhD in I/O psychology or closely related field.
  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision at thesis, honors, independent research, and/or doctoral levels.
  • A research profile underpinned by potential to attain publications in high quality journals.
  • Evidence of potential to attain external research funding.
  • Commitment in fostering relationships with research, community, industry, government and professional partners and with other higher education institutions.
  • Engagement with external bodies to enhance the national and international standing of the discipline and institution.

Applicants seeking appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level should have a well-established history of research productivity commensurate with rank. Preference is given for evidence of external funding and a strong record of teaching and mentoring graduate students. Candidates with experience in graduate program leadership are also encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three recommendation letters, and representative publications to: I/O Search Committee Chair, (Please include V-F17 in the subject line)

Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

Apply By: Until position is filled.

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