Open Rank Faculty - Industrial Organizational Psychology - (FAC002474)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston (UH) is accepting applications for two open rank tenured or tenure-track positions in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program to begin September 1, 2023.

We seek a colleague who can contribute to the success and growth of our research-oriented doctoral program by (1) building and maintaining a nationally competitive research program that is recognized by high-quality publications and external funding (as appropriate), (2) mentoring doctoral students to pursue research careers, (3) and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. Applicants should have either completed a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology or related field upon appointment or be near completion. We welcome applicants with a diversity of research interests that complements those of our current faculty members and fosters collaboration. Demonstration of a strong track record of publishing research in top-tier journals is preferred. We are particularly interested in scholars with research interests in Big Data methods and workforce diversity. For faculty at the Associate or Full Professor level, we are especially looking for a colleague who has experience playing a leadership role and has interest in doing so in our I/O area by developing a research-oriented vision for the program and furthering the development of industry partnerships.

Applications may be submitted at (Posting FAC002474) and should include a letter of interest, research statement, names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees may be contacted later in the selection process to submit letters directly via the online system), a current curriculum vita, representative papers, a teaching statement, evidence of effective teaching, and a diversity statement. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Vincent Ng (Assistant Professor of I/O Psychology and search committee chair) at Review of applications will commence September 30, 2022 with rolling applications accepted until the positions are filled.

The University of Houston UH is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University, has been designated Tier One for Community Engagement, and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, UH seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Our I/O group is committed to enhancing our group’s research output in top journals while also maintaining partnerships with energy industry employers, some of the nation’s largest health care providers, and expanding our long-term partnerships with other sectors. UH is located in the heart of America’s fourth largest city, and is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, with over 47,000 students on the main campus. The City of Houston serves as the energy industry capital of the world and is home to the world’s largest medical center. Houston is a culturally vibrant city, providing residents with a high quality of life in a multicultural, urban environment. Additional information about the University is available at and on the Department of Psychology at .

UH’s I/O Psychology group is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty to conduct research relevant to all parts of society. We pride ourselves in being a place where individuals from diverse backgrounds want to work to achieve innovative research outcomes and provide cutting-edge instruction to one of the nation’s most diverse graduate and undergraduate student bodies. We thus encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive I/O group by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating how they contributed to successful diversity-related initiatives and research; and (3) demonstrate interest in developing multicultural pedagogical solutions to address the needs of a diverse student body. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and able to provide access to high-quality childcare spots at the University’s Children’s Learning Centers.

Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Qualifications :

A doctorate in the discipline is required. Applicants should demonstrate a clear commitment to excellence in the supervision of graduate research, and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Rank will be commensurate with the final candidate’s credentials and experience.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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