Salem State University

Faculty, Psychology (Industrial-Organizational Psychology), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2018

5 months ago
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Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

General Statement of Duties

The Department of Psychology at Salem State University seeks an industrial/organizational psychologist for a full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning in September 2018. Teaching assignments may include (but are not limited to) undergraduate courses in  general psychology, research methods & statistics, industrial/organizational psychology, as well as courses in the MS program in industrial/organizational psychology program such as work motivation, research methods, psychometrics, and performance appraisal, training and development. The specific area of research interest is open. The successful candidate will have an active research program that lends itself to involvement of graduate and undergraduate students. Administrative responsibilities will include advising, thesis supervision, and internship supervision.


Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


Required Qualifications: 

A doctorate in industrial/organizational psychology or closely related field from an accredited institution (ABD considered if doctorate will be earned by September 2018); experience in and commitment to teaching, research, advising, mentoring students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in and commitment to: undergraduate and graduate teaching, including in-class, and distance learning; and developing and managing internship placements in human resources and/or organizational development and guiding student research. Desire to lead and administer a growing MS in I/O Psychology Degree Program preferred as the faculty member is expected to move into the role of coordinator/administrator of the MS program in industrial/organizational psychology over the next few years.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts.


Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.  


EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.


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