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 Assistant Prof. of Industrial/Organizational Psych
Institution/Organization: University of Texas at Arlington
Job Location: Texas, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Paul Paulus
Date Posted: March 26th, 2016
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The Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2016. A Ph.D. in I/O Psychology or closely related field (e.g., organizational development, organizational behavior) is required. The Department has successfully developed a growing M.S. program in I/O Psychology, and offers a Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in I/O Psychology. Many opportunities exist for collaboration with psychology and management faculty and industry.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses and engage in productive research activities, as well as supervise student internships and research (M.S. and Ph.D.). Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified individuals will have the unique opportunity to participate in the continued development of the I/O program, as well as to become an active member of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Center ( The Center is an emerging entity housed within the Department of Psychology dedicated to “bridging the gap” between science and practice. It is actively supported by a receptive business community and is focused on building and maintaining ongoing collaborative partnerships among students, business leaders, and academic colleagues.

The I/O Program at UT Arlington was initiated in 2000 has successfully developed into a thriving program. Key to our success has been the development of sustainable working relationships with DFW area businesses. The DFW Metroplex is home to over 10,000 corporate headquarters. Some of the largest Fortune 500 corporations in the world are headquartered here such as Exxon Mobil, AT&T, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Texas Instruments, and Kimberly-Clark Corp. The area provides many opportunities for field research and consultation. Previous collaborators have included Leadership Worth Following, Insala, Baylor Scott and White Health, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, Assess Systems, Bell Helicopter, Occidental Chemical Corporation, and the Dallas County Medical Reserve Corps.

UT Arlington, situated on a cloistered, urban campus in the DFW Metroplex area, is a vital and diverse academic community of over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research and scholarship. It was recently ranked 16th by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest-growing public research universities in the U.S.

The Department of Psychology is home to M.S. and Ph.D. programs focusing on various areas of psychology (neuroscience, health, developmental, social/personality, industrial/organizational), as well as a vibrant undergraduate program. Additional information can be found at:

Completed applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and goals, a statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching quality, and the names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. To apply go to A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. Inquiries about this position may be directed to Professor Paul Paulus (email; phone 817-272-1206).

UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.

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