Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Nov 16 2020 Job Description:
The Department of Psychological Sciences within the Ogden College of Science and Engineering at Western Kentucky University seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Candidates will be expected to 1) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in industrial-organizational psychology, including a subset of the following: Organizational Psychology, Training, Job Analysis, or EEO law, 2) establish an active program of applied research in an area of industrial-organizational psychology, 3) seek opportunities for external funding and/or corporate partnerships, 4) direct theses and internships in our well established I/O master's program, and 5) participate in service at the department, college, and university level.
The Department of Psychological Sciences offers a B.S. and minor in Psychological Science, a minor in Neuroscience, and M.S. programs in both Psychological Science and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. This growing department serves approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. The ideal candidate will make significant contributions to the Industrial-Organizational M.S. program, which is focused on increasing the research skills and experience of students pursuing careers in I/O psychology.
Employment begins in August 2021.
A Doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology should be earned by the time of appointment.
Evidence of potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service.
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