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Industrial/Organizational Psychology Position Anouncement

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

The Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Industrial-Organizational (I/O) Psychology. The area of specialty within I/O psychology is open, but candidates with expertise in the topics of selection, performance appraisal, and training will be given first consideration.

Radford’s master’s program in I/O has a long history of providing the highest level master’s education. The faculty members in the I/O master’s program and the larger psychology department provide a supportive and collaborative environment for building a successful career. Additionally, the support of I/O alumni provides opportunities for real-world, project-based educational opportunities for the I/O graduate students. 

Candidates must have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a mix of undergraduate classes and graduate level I/O courses (preferably selection, performance appraisal, and training). Candidates will also be expected to establish an independent program of research and to participate in departmental, college, and university governance.

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. degree by the August 2014 start date. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application describing their training, and their teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for three references, 4) evaluations of teaching for courses taught in the past three years, 5) copies of transcripts, and 6) examples of manuscripts or publications. Applications should be addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Hilary Lips, at the Department of Psychology, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142-6946 or they can be sent via email to hlips@radford.edu. Review of applications will commence on October 20th, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state-supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in scenic southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,800 students. Information on the University and the Department of Psychology is available at http://www.radford.edu/content/chbs/home/psychology.html.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.


Aug 13, 2013
Jeff Aspelmeier