Aug 29, 2018

Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

  • Old Dominion University
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
Full time Industrial/Organizational

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions for (1) Assistant or Associate Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and (2) Assistant Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology to begin in August 2019. The Department of Psychology also seeks a full-time lecturer and a tenure-track faculty in Clinical Psychology.


Applicants for the two Industrial and Organizational Psychology positions must hold a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology or provide evidence that the PhD will be completed prior to August 2019. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate strong potential for developing an independent and outstanding program of research and strong accomplishments in teaching. Candidates whose research program shows strong potential for obtaining external funding will be preferred. Appointment at the Associate Professor level requires a record of outstanding success. For both positions, preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in the following areas: personnel selection, performance appraisal and management, workplace technology, teams, and occupational health.


Responsibilities include (a) teaching undergraduate courses to support the core undergraduate curriculum, including relevant online courses, (b) teaching graduate courses, (c) conducting high quality, programmatic research, (d) seeking research funding, and (e) mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. students.


ODU’s Psychology Department is in the College of Sciences and includes 31 full-time faculty members, approximately 1200 undergraduate majors, and 75 students in our graduate programs. At the graduate level, the department participates in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, an APA-accredited clinical Ph.D. program, offered in conjunction with Eastern Virginia Medical School and Norfolk State University. The department also offers a terminal Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Psychological Sciences, Human Factors, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Faculty research is currently funded by NSF, NIH, ARI, NASA and various other entities. Areas of research collaboration among faculty in the Psychology Department include health, diversity, and technology.  


Old Dominion University is located in the Hampton Roads area on the Chesapeake Bay in southeastern Virginia. The area is a regional center for military, medical, and scholarly research. Old Dominion University is also home to the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, which focuses on the use of modeling and simulation technologies for research, education, and economic development. Other local institutions that have a history of research collaboration with the department include: Eastern Virginia Medical School, NASA-Langley Research Center, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Norfolk State University, and the Human Performance Center of the US Navy. For more information about the department, visit


ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita (including a list of courses taught and preferred potential courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise and training), unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, research statement, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching experience or training (e.g. student opinion surveys, example syllabi, and/or professional development experiences). Application materials should be submitted at . Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Old Dominion University


Department of Psychology

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