Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Professor - I-O Psychology

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, I/O

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Chattanooga, TN US

Contact: Kristen Black
Phone: 423-425-5479

Post Date: October 27, 2022
Job Starts: August 1, 2023

The Department of Psychology at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor. The start date for this position is August 1st, 2023. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (I-O) or a closely associated area. The research and teaching expertise targeted in this search includes one or more of the following areas: selection, performance evaluation and management, competency modeling, individual differences, diversity/inclusion, and/or judgment and decision-making. The candidates should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in statistics and research methods, and other core content areas standard to undergraduate psychology degree curricula. Successful candidates will be able to support graduate education in our department’s long-standing and well-regarded terminal MS in I-O (MSIO) degree program and Psychological Science MS degree program. Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to develop and sustain a research program and possess strengths in a variety of research and statistical methods. A passion for, and experience with, student mentorship, teaching, and applying psychology is also critical to success in this position. The successful candidate can expect a 3-3 teaching load. The Department of Psychology at UTC is the largest single major in the College of Arts & Sciences, with 18 full-time faculty members and more than 850 undergraduate 50 graduate students across our degree programs. Our faculty demonstrate their commitment to diversity by working with diverse students and colleagues and applying a variety of teaching methods. Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in I-O Psychology or closely related field. Individuals who are “all but dissertation” (ABD) will be considered; however, the degree must be awarded by December 31, 2023. Evidence of teaching experience and strong teaching ability in one or more of the areas outlined above. Evidence of an active research program that lends itself to collaboration with UTC colleagues and students. Evidence of commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have contributed to or have plans to contribute to initiatives to increase the participation of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the social and behavioral sciences. This commitment should be clearly reflected in the candidate’s cover letter. Preferred Qualifications Potential for collaborations within the Department of Psychology and within the broader UTC and Chattanooga community in support of research and service. Faculty regularly collaborate on applied projects, often involving other local professionals, teaching and rehabilitation hospitals, other departments on campus, and a variety of private and non-profit organizations in the community. Demonstrated ability to provide supervision and mentorship of undergraduate and/or graduate students. Potential for engaging students in experiential learning. Demonstrated ability/high potential for seeking and securing funding to support research. Experience in applied consulting work with business organizations.

Job Posting: TT_I-O_Psychology_Fall_2023.docx