Aug 29, 2018

Assistant Professor, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • Northern Illinois University
  • DeKalb, IL, USA
Full time Industrial/Organizational

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Northern Illinois University invites applicants with expertise in industrial/organizational psychology to apply for an anticipated tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor for Fall 2019.  The successful applicant will contribute to a joint social and industrial-organizational program; applicants with teaching and research interests that align with existing themes in the area (e.g., diversity/inclusion, motivation and performance, and quantitative methods) will be especially desirable.  Requirements include the Ph.D. in psychology at the time of hire, evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience, potential to establish and maintain an independent program of research, and evidence of quality teaching experience/potential.  Successful candidates will be expected to supervise dissertations and theses, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, actively seek extramural funding for their research program, and serve as a role model for Ph.D. students in a program that values research, teaching, and service.

Northern Illinois University values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse cultural backgrounds, and who possess a commitment to improving their access to higher education and achievement. Further information about our program can be found at:

Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of research vision, a statement of teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references to Review of completed applications will begin on 10/15/2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Competitive salary and benefit package.

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


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