Assistant or Associate Professor - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program

Employer
Louisiana State University
Location
Louisiana, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University anticipates filling a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate level within the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program effective August 2021. This appointment will be full-time (nine-month), with an attractive 2-2 teaching load of both graduate and undergraduate courses. This position requires teaching both undergraduate and graduate students, supervising graduate and undergraduate student research, maintaining an active research program capable of attracting research funding, publishing books, book chapters, and journal articles in top-tier I/O journals, presenting research at conferences and professional meetings, and participating in departmental, college, and university service activities commensurate with rank. If hired at the Advanced Assistant or Associate level, this position would also involve taking a leadership role in a vibrant and growing I/O program. ABDs near completion, Assistant professors, and Associate professors are encouraged to apply. Area of research interest is open.

Please contact Dr. Rachel Williamson Smith, area head of the I/O program and co-chair of the search committee (rsmith3@lsu.edu) or Dr. Emily Elliott, department chair and co-chair of the search committee (eelliott@lsu.edu) with questions. For more information about the department, please visit the LSU Industrial/Organizational Psychology Website.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in I/O Psychology, Organizational Behavior, or a closely related field with specialization substantively relevant to I/O Psychology is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with strong quantitative and methodological skills, and with strong theoretical underpinnings to their research agenda

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in I/O Psychology, Organizational Behavior, or a closely related field with specialization substantively relevant to I/O Psychology is required.  At least 3 years at the Assistant Professor rank with demonstrated success publishing original research in high impact scholarly outlets.

Preferred Qualifications: Present rank at Associate Professor.  Preference will be given to candidates with strong quantitative and methodological skills, and with strong theoretical underpinnings to their research agenda.

About LSU:
Louisiana State University is one of the nation’s premier public land-, sea, and space-grant institutions, and is recognized as a “Very High Research Activity (R1) institution” under the Carnegie Classification system. LSU maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus. LSU is located in Baton Rouge, the second largest city in Louisiana, which enjoys a thriving and diverse community.

Special Instructions:

Application materials, including vita, cover letter, description of research program (Other Document 1), sample of scholarly writing (Other Document 2), evidence of teaching excellence (Other Document 3), and statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service (Other Document 4) should be attached to the electronic application.
A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Application review will begin November 1, 2020, and will continue until a candidate is selected.

Submit all applications and materials via the LSU Workday Career Site.

Three letters of recommendation should be e-mailed (preferred) to Dr. Rachel Williamson Smith rsmith3@lsu.edu or sent by postal mail to Dr. Rachel Williamson Smith, I/O Psychology Area Head, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  LSU and the Department of Psychology are firmly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty; thus, women and those from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more.

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