Assistant or Associate Professor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

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

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia ( ) is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions in Industrial/Organizational Psychology beginning Fall 2023. One position is at the Assistant Professor level, the other is at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Successful applicants will join a nationally prominent and productive Industrial-Organizational research faculty and a department interested in promoting the careers of junior faculty.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should include a curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests; up to three representative publications; and a statement that addresses past, current, or potential future contributions to diversity and inclusion. (Upload the diversity statement as Document #1 I the application portal). Candidates will be asked to provide the names and email for three references who can provide letters of recommendation. References will be contacted later in the search process. All applications received by November 1, 2022 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until positions are filled.

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology



About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and to creating a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, people from historically excluded groups, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital ( ; ).

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Benefits Eligible


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Open until filled


Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Open Rank


Faculty Rank

Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related field.

Additional Requirements

Requirements for each rank are outlined in the University Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Guidelines and the Promotion and Tenure Guidelines for the Department of Psychology .

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Competitive candidates will have an established and strong record of research commensurate with career stage with potential for external funding. The areas of research are open, but we are particularly interested in applicants who have a strong quantitative background with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or expertise in topics within the Industrial area (e.g., selection, assessment, training, performance management).

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Is this a Position of Trust?


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?


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Is driving a responsibility of this position?


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)


Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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Applicant Documents
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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Sample Publications
  3. Other Documents #1
  4. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
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