Assistant Professor - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Villanova University

United States

October 1, 2021

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Posting Details

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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 Position Summary:

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 gerard.brandon@villanova.edu.

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.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications: 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 submitted.
  • 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 position.

    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): Salary Posting Information:

    Competitive

    Salary Band: N/A Job Classification: faculty

    References Needed Minimum Number of References Needed 3

    Maximum Number of References Needed 3

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  • Do you currently hold a Ph.D. or are you A.B.D?
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  • Documents needed to complete your application:

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
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  • Summary of Teaching Evaluations
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