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Posting Number: 2021814F
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Position Type: Faculty
Location: Villanova, PA
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: full-time/9-months
Department: 143-Psychological and Brain Sciences
THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES at VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
invites applications for a TENURE TRACK POSITION (ASSISTANT PROFESSOR)
in INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL (I/O) PSYCHOLOGY starting in August
2022. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in I/O psychology or a related discipline
and a strong publication record, the ability to generate a high-quality
research program, and a commitment to teaching and otherwise being an active
part of our graduate (M.S.) Human Resource Development program.
Teaching responsibilities likely will include People Analytics, Organization
Development, Organizational Behavior, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
(an undergraduate course). We seek candidates whose research, teaching
and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement
and inclusion of culturally diverse students, and particularly in I/O
psychology. Our new colleague will contribute to the diversity and excellence
of the academic community. For more information, visit
villanova.edu/artsci/hrd and psychology.villanova.edu.
Applications must be submitted at jobs.villanova.edu and must include a
cover letter, curriculum vita, three letters of reference and other supporting
documents as detailed at the application website. Review of applications will
begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The
search committee may be contacted by email at email@example.com.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian Order.
Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral
component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand,
respect, and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish and maintain a high-quality research program leading to
publication in respected outlets.
Contribute to the department's teaching efforts, establishing skillful
classroom teaching and student mentoring. Teaching responsibilities likely
will include People Analytics, Organization Development, Organizational
Behavior, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology (an undergraduate
course) and other assignments determined by faculty member interests and
department/program needs. Provide academic advisement to students in
accordance with department standards.
Be an active member of our graduate (M.S.) Human Resource Development
program, department, college and university.
Candidates must have earned, or be near completion of, a Ph.D. in psychology
or a closely related discipline with a specialization in
Industrial/Organizational or closely related research area.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. However, to
maximize the chances of success, all required elements of applications should
be received by October 15, 2021.
All applicants must submit the following:
Cover letter/Letter of application
Curriculum vitae (CV)
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement of research interests
Copy of graduate transcript
Copies of representative publications
Three letters of recommendation. References will be contacted via email to
submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is
A cover letter (or letter of application) and your CV are required and must
be uploaded when you submit your application. Because they must be submitted
electronically with your application, they appear below in the category of
“Required Documents.” Search committee members can view your application only
when it is submitted.
Your statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, copy
of your graduate transcript, and copies of representative publications are
also required. However, they are listed in the category of “Optional
Documents” because you have the option of submitting them after the submission
of the application. Again, we recommend that your cover letter and CV be
submitted by Oct 1 and all required elements be included in your application
by Oct 15.
Three letters of recommendation are required. They must come directly from the
recommenders. Your recommenders will be prompted by the application portal to
submit their letter directly to the system.
Whether you submit other documents in support of your application (e.g.,
teaching evaluations, if available) is optional. Therefore, “Other Document”
is included below in the category of “Optional Documents” and you are welcome
to include supplemental material in your application.
The preferred method of adding elements to your submitted application is log
on to your applicant account at jobs.villanova.edu and edit your application.
If there are glitches with the electronic system, hard copies may be sent to:
Chairperson, Search Committee – I/O, Department of Psychology, Villanova
University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085.
An official graduate transcript will be required from finalists for the
About the University: Founded in 1842, Villanova University has a total
enrollment of about 10,000 students of whom approximately 6000 are full-time
undergraduates in one of four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Engineering,
Nursing, and Business. Most of the rest are enrolled in graduate programs in
one of the above four colleges or in the School of Law.
Location and Accessibility: Villanova University is located approximately
12 miles west of Philadelphia, PA, in the heart of Philadelphia's suburban
Main Line. It is readily accessible by car and by public transportation. The
campus is located about a quarter of a mile from the Villanova/St. Davids exit
from I-476, a major component of the Philadelphia areas expressway system.
Villanova is connected to Philadelphia and to suburban communities to the west
by a SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) bus line and
by the R5 regional rail line which has a station on campus. Another rail line,
SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line, with two stations on campus, connects
Villanova with suburban communities to the north and to the south.
Posting Date: 07/20/2021
Closing Date (11:59pm ET):
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Salary Band: N/A
Job Classification: faculty
Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 3
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Documents needed to complete your application:
Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
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