Company Name:

Louisiana State University

Location:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Assistant/Associate Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

September 6, 2019

Assistant or Associate Professor - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program

Job Summary:

The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University anticipates filling an Assistant or Associate professor position within the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program effective August 2020. This appointment will be full-time (nine-month), with an attractive 2-2 teaching load of both graduate and undergraduate courses. Tenure-track 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, taking a leadership role in a vibrant and growing I/O program, and participating in departmental, college, and university service activities commensurate with rank. Associate or advanced Assistant 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 co-chair and co-chair of the search committee (eelliott@lsu.edu) with questions. More information about the I/O Psychology program at LSU can be found at: https://www.lsu.edu/hss/psychology/grad/prospective-student/areas-of-specialization/organizational.php

Job Duties:

  • Teach graduate or undergraduate courses and hold regular office hours. Supervise graduate assistant(s) if assigned.

  • Maintain an active research agenda with regular publications

Required Qualifications - Assistant Professor:

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

  • Research credentials that are commensurate with a research extensive university.

Preferred Qualifications - Assistant Professor:

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

Required Qualifications - Associate Professor:

  • 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 of experience at the Assistant Professor rank

  • Demonstrated success publishing original research in high impact scholarly outlets.

Preferred Qualifications - Associate Professor:

  • 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.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin in October 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants for this position should address in their application materials how they will help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020:

  • Discovery: Expand discovery through transformative research and creative activities addressing contemporary and enduring issues that shape the way we live in the world.

  • Learning: Enhance a faculty-led and student-centered learning environment that develops engaged citizens and enlightened leaders.

  • Diversity: Strengthen the intellectual environment by broadening the cultural diversity of the LSU community.

  • Engagement: Promote engagement of faculty, staff, and students in the transformation of communities.

Special Instructions:

Application materials, including vita, cover letter, description of research program (Other Document 1), sample of scholarly writing (Other Document 2), and evidence of teaching excellence (Other Document 3) 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.

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.

Additional Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu


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