Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Open Rank) and Graduate Program Director

St. Mary's University, Texas

United States

November 30, 2021


The Graduate Industrial/Organizational Psychology Department at St. Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Industrial/Organizational Psychology starting in August 2022 at the rank of Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to negotiate an accelerated tenure pathway, as appropriate for previous experience and rank.

The desired applicant should hold a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The area of specialization is open but the successful candidate must be able to contribute and teach effectively at the graduate level in the I/O Psychology Program. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to build a quality program of research involving students, supervise graduate theses, and work with industry partners to create class projects, internships, and research opportunities.

Teaching responsibilities in the Graduate I/O Psychology Program could likely include research methods, groups and teams, statistics, leadership, electives in the candidate's area of specialization, and other courses depending on program needs and growth.

Administrative responsibilities will include serving as the Graduate Program Director (GPD) for the Department to begin on or before January 1, 2023. The GPD works with the graduate faculty to ensure the smooth functioning and overall academic quality of the graduate program and leads efforts to continually develop and improve the graduate program. Additional duties include facilitating the admission and onboarding of graduate students, developing plans to expand and enhance our program, conducting academic advising, managing the program budget, recruiting and supervising adjunct faculty, and preparing assessment reports. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to graduate education and an interest in continuing to grow and develop our successful program.

The Graduate Industrial/Organizational Psychology Department, housed within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, prepares students for work in private industry, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and for advanced academic studies at the Ph.D. level. The program follows a scientist-practitioner model that combines a strong foundation in the science, theories, and concepts of I/O Psychology with practical application of these components to quantify human behavior and address organizational needs.

A study commissioned by The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) ranked the Master of Industrial/Organizational Psychology program 11th overall out of 129 of the top master's programs in the nation affiliated with the society. The program was also ranked 5th in Applied Experiences for Students and 15th in Curriculum.

St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: www. St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission.

St. Mary's has been cited for high graduation rates among Texas colleges and is ranked among the best in the West Region for value and academic quality by U.S. News & World Report. The Brookings Institution listed St. Mary's as the best university in San Antonio, tied for 1st in Texas, and 17th nationally for our graduates career success. St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

St. Mary's University is located in the culturally and artistically vibrant San Antonio, Texas. As the seventh largest city in the United States, San Antonio is very livable, with outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities, world-class museums and historical sites, and many great employers.

You may apply online at https: // Along with the employment application please also submit the following: (a) letter of application addressing interest in position and qualifications; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) statement of teaching philosophy including student evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness; (d) statement of research interests and evidence of scholarship (i.e., reprints, in press, or submissions under review); (e) statement of administrative philosophy; (f) statement describing applicant's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, mentoring, and research; and (g) unofficial copy of graduate transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Three professional letters of recommendation and any questions about the position may be addressed to: Dr. Gregory Pool, Department Chair - I/O Psychology ( with the subject line "I/O Psychology Search." For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2021; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. ABD will be considered, but a completed doctoral degree is required by the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is accompanied by a strong benefits package. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

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