Aug 19, 2019

Open Rank Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • Arlington, TX, USA
Full time Industrial/Organizational

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure track or tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank beginning Fall 2020. A Ph.D. in I/O Psychology or closely related field (e.g., organizational development, organizational behavior) is required. ABD candidates will be considered pending strong evidence that the Ph.D. will be completed by August 2020. The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record or strong publication potential, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and the ability to develop a funded research program. Associate Professor applicants should have made significant scholarly contributions and have a history of funded research. Full Professor applicants should have developed a national/international status and have a strong history of funded research. The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses and engage in productive research activities, as well as supervise student research and applied projects. Successful candidates are also expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.


Department of Psychology Information

The Department of Psychology, which is housed within the College of Science, has both an M.S. program in I/O Psychology and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with an emphasis in I/O Psychology. Additional information about our graduate and undergraduate programs can be found at Many prospects exist for research collaboration with both faculty and industry, as well as applied opportunities within the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Center ( The Center is an entity housed within the Department of Psychology dedicated to “bridging the gap” between science and practice. It is actively supported by a receptive business community and is focused on building and maintaining ongoing collaborative partnerships among students, business leaders, and academic colleagues. Key to our success has been the development of sustainable working relationships with DFW area businesses. The DFW Metroplex is home to over 10,000 corporate headquarters. Some of the largest Fortune 500 corporations in the world are headquartered here, such as Exxon Mobil, AT&T, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Texas Instruments, and Kimberly-Clark Corp. As such, the area provides many opportunities for field research and consultation.


Facts about UTA

UTA is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a total global enrollment of more than 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is rapidly becoming the largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its strategic plan, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. In 2019, UTA was nationally ranked as the fifth fastest-growing doctoral public institution (The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac), the fifth most ethnically diverse undergraduate student population (U.S. News & World Report), and seventh on the list of best colleges for veterans (Military Times).


Application Procedure

Completed applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and goals, a statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching quality, and the names of and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be submitted via Applicants may also be required to provide transcripts during the hiring process. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Amber Schroeder (


As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. Persons who need assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the search committee chair. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a criminal background check, among other requirements. UTA is a tobacco free campus.


The University of Texas at Arlington


Department of Psychology



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