Company Name:

Missouri University of Science and Technology


Rolla, Missouri

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 5, 2019

Tenure-track position in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Psychological Science

Application Deadline

Open until Filled, with review of applications to begin October 15, 2019

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit eligible

Job Description

The Department of Psychological Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, or a related area, at the assistant professor level beginning August 2020. Applications from candidates with an interest in leadership, training, and/or motivation would be especially welcome.

The Psychological Science Department has 11 full time faculty members, an MS degree program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and recently remodeled lab space. The successful candidate for this position must be committed to both teaching and scholarship, and able to develop an active research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester with some using distance education technology. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology or a related field and evidence of excellence in teaching and research. The person who holds this position will teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in industrial psychology and organizational psychology, with the potential to develop new courses.

Research opportunities may be available at Ft. Leonard Wood, MoDOT (Missouri Department of Transportation) and the regional medical center (Phelps Health). Additional information on the department and faculty research interests is available at

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology or a related field and evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Preferred Qualifications

Related Industrial-Organizational Psychology teaching and research experience

Missouri S&T’s Department of Psychological Science, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and three reference letters to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at using Job Reference Number 30813. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with 98 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility and impactful careers!


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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