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Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.
Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.
Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.
Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Position Number:



Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-Natural Science

Full-Time or Part-Time:



The Department of Psychology at Hofstra University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in September 2024. The position is primarily for the MA Program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the PhD Program in Applied Organizational Psychology, although some undergraduate teaching is available as well. The MA program is an applied program that prepares students for careers in such areas as human resources, training and development, management and organization development, and market research. Our applied PhD program also places a strong emphasis on research methods and statistics, as well as topics relating to human behavior in organizations. Students in our programs are active in SIOP, produce scholarly publications and conference presentations, and make practical contributions through local internships. Alumni go on to have impactful careers in top organizations and academic settings.

In addition to graduate and possibly undergraduate teaching in I/O areas, the position requires the development of a research program and supervision of doctoral student research. The successful applicant will have completed a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related area and will demonstrate a strong record of accomplishment in research and teaching, commensurate with rank. Practical experience working with organizations is desirable, but not required. Applicants for the position should have strong expertise in research methods and statistics and one or more specialty areas of I/O Psychology. We value diversity in all forms and seek applicants with a variety of experiences, interests, and specialties.

There is a variety of collaborative research resources available to psychology faculty on and off campus. A qualified candidate may have shared access to the department’s new neurophysiology lab, which houses a B-Alert X24 20-channel mobile EEG system, BIOPAC functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) system and BIOPAC equipment for measurement of skin conductance and heart rate variability. Faculty can also request access to the Behavioral Research in Business Lab, which includes 27 workstations with cameras, audio/voice equipment, eye-tracking capabilities, and a variety of other biometric options. The School of Engineering is currently building a big data analysis lab with an HPC/AI cluster and HPE parallel file system; the initial build (opening in 2023) includes a two-node NVIDIA GPU cluster with plans for a further 2-4 nodes upon grant funding.

Hofstra University is located on Long Island in close proximity to New York City (25 miles east of Manhattan), with its wealth of business, entertainment, and cultural opportunities. Our faculty and students have diverse backgrounds and we welcome diverse applicants. For more information about our graduate programs, our faculty, and our students, applicants are encouraged to visit our PhD and MA programs’ websites at


Applicants are expected to have:

  • Completed a PhD in Psychology or a closely related field by September 1, 2024.
  • A strong emphasis in the area of Industrial/Organizational psychology, with a research focus that complements our current faculty expertise.
  • A strong background in research methodology and statistics.
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Demonstrated success in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate classes, particularly research methods and statistics.
  • Evidence of scholarship in the form of publications or other appropriate items based on career stage.

Special Instructions:

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter (including commentary on how you have contributed or plan to contribute to a diverse learning community)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Separate or combined statement(s) of research and teaching interests (submitted as one document)
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (optional if not available)
  • 2-3 representative publications

After initial review, candidates who are selected to proceed to the next stage of review will be asked to supply 3 letters of recommendation. Deadline: For full consideration, initial applications must be received by October 15, 2023.


Open until filled

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Date Posted:


EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Salary/Salary Range:

$90,000 - $100,000


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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