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University Faculty Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 31, 2023

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University Faculty Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Requisition Number: F00355P:

Job Description:
The Department of Psychological Science at Weber State University ( invites applications for a tenure-track position in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

Additionally, this position will support the NIOSH-funded Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) at the University of Utah (UofU), which received funding support with newly established ongoing appropriations from the Utah State Legislature. The Occupational Health Psychology program is a newly developed program by RMCOEH and the Utah Legislature to address the needs of businesses and workers. The exact RMCOEH appointment will be added to the successful candidate's professional contract and compensation package depending on the candidate's background.

This position leads the bachelor's training in OHP for undergraduates at WSU, and supports the graduate programs at the UofU. The program at the UofU is currently seeking approvals to award both Master's and Doctoral degrees. The RMCOEH is Utah's first jointly run program, with joint management by the University of Utah and Weber State University (WSU). It is one of the USA's NIOSH-sponsored 18 Education and Research Centers and involves 500 faculty.

Job Duties:
Candidates should be able to teach the following courses: I/O Psychology, Occupational Health Psychology, Health Psychology, Introductory Psychology, and Statistics/Research Methods.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum requirements are a PhD in Psychology or a closely related field by the appointment date, July 1, 2024. Strong ABD applicants will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with an Occupational Health Psychology focus or related research program are preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in-or the potential for-building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in research and/or practicum experiences or service.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 09/08/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following documents:
  • letter of application
  • teaching statement describing teaching interests and philosophy
  • research statement
  • representative reprints
  • curriculum vitae
  • graduate transcripts
  • evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course evaluations)
  • a brief statement on how your teaching, research and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship or by improving access to higher education for underrepresented individuals or groups

In addition, three letters of reference that address the candidate’s qualifications must be submitted by the authors through the application system. Candidates will designate references when applying and the application system will email the references requesting the letters.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Weber State University is an exceptional teaching university providing associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. A multi-campus institution of almost 30,000 students, WSU’s Ogden campus is located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. The area is rich in year-round outdoor recreational activities, with Snowbasin (Olympic skiing venue) less than 20 minutes away. The salary is competitive with excellent benefits. Weber State University provides a wide range of networking, mentoring, and development opportunities for junior faculty. Weber State is an EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability employer with a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Members of any underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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