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Two Positions in I/O Psychology at Old Dominion University

  • 1.  Two Positions in I/O Psychology at Old Dominion University

    Posted 09-02-2019 20:53

    Dear Colleagues,

    I apologize for any cross-postings. Below, please see the details on open assistant and associate professor positions in I/O psychology at Old Dominion University.  We are also seeking either an assistant or associate professor in human factors psychology.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

    Best regards,

    Debbie Major





    The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions for (1) Assistant or Associate Professor in Human Factors Psychology, (2) Assistant or Associate Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and (3) Assistant Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology to begin in August 2020.

    Candidates for Associate Professor must hold a doctorate in psychology and demonstrate substantial research accomplishments via peer-reviewed publications, experience in seeking external funding, and a strong and successful graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring record. Candidates for Assistant Professor must hold a doctorate in psychology or show evidence that it will be completed by August of 2020, and must demonstrate quality teaching and research excellence, as evidenced by publications and potential for external funding.

    Preference for all tenure-track/tenured positions in Human factors will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in the following areas: training, safety, perception & performance, and ergonomics.

    Preference for all tenure-track/tenured positions in Industrial/Organizational 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 http://sci.odu.edu/psychology/.

    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), 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). Send inquiries to Mark Scerbo, Chair of the Tenure Track/Tenured Positions Search Committee mscerbo@odu.edu.  Application materials should be submitted at https://jobs.odu.edu  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

    Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.