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Posting Date
August 25, 2017
Position Title
Open Rank, I/O Psychology
Vacancy #
Academic Affairs
Job Description

The Psychology Department at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, open-rank position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology to begin September 2018. Candidates will be expected to publish in top-quality journals and teach mainly graduate courses in I/O topic areas. Further, the candidate is expected to aid in the development and implementation of an interdisciplinary I/O Psychology PhD program with concentrations in business analytics and computer science.

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research productivity commensurate with experience, and the potential to attract extramural funding. Area of I/O specialization is open and should complement but expand the department’s current expertise. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching apply advanced quantitative analyses such as big data, dynamic models, multi-level modeling, or longitudinal analyses. Additional requirements include:

  • PhD in I/O psychology or closely related field.
  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision at thesis, honors, independent research, and/or doctoral levels.
  • A research profile underpinned by potential to attain publications in high quality journals.
  • Evidence of potential to attain external research funding.
  • Commitment in fostering relationships with research, community, industry, government and professional partners and with other higher education institutions.
  • Engagement with external bodies to enhance the national and international standing of the discipline and institution.

Applicants seeking appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level should have a well-established history of research productivity commensurate with rank. Preference is given for evidence of external funding and a strong record of teaching and mentoring graduate students. Candidates with experience in graduate program leadership are also encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three recommendation letters, and representative publications to: I/O Search Committee Chair, (Please include V-F17 in the subject line)

Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043


Apply By: Until position is filled.

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Montclair State University

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is designated a Research Doctoral 3 University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.


Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body. 


The University’s 10 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.

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Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

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