Associate/Full Professor - Industrial Organizational Psychology

University of Houston
Texas, United States
27 days ago


The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston (UH) anticipates filling an Associate or Full Professor tenure-track position in Industrial & Organizational Psychology to begin September 1, 2022. UH is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University, has been designated Tier One for Community Engagement, and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, UH seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

Our I/O group is committed to enhancing our group's research output in top journals while also maintaining partnerships with energy industry employers, some of the nation's largest health care providers, and expanding our long-term partnerships with other sectors. UH is located in the heart of America's fourth largest city, and is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, with over 47,000 students on the main campus. The City of Houston serves as the energy industry capital of the world and is home to the world's largest medical center. Houston is a culturally vibrant city, providing residents with a high quality of life in a multicultural, urban environment. Additional information about the University is available at and on the Department of Psychology at .

We seek a colleague who can contribute to the success and growth of our research-oriented doctoral program by (1) building and maintaining a nationally competitive research program that is recognized by high-quality publications, and external funding (as appropriate), (2) mentoring doctoral students to pursue research careers, (3) and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. We are particularly interested in scholars with research interests in Big Data methods and workforce diversity though we will consider applicants from all research areas in I/O psychology. We are especially looking for a colleague who can contribute to the development of a research-oriented vision for the program, who is interested in playing a leadership role in the I/O group, and can further the development of industry partnerships.

Applications may be submitted at (Posting FAC002067) and should include a letter of interest, research statement, names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees may be contacted later in the selection process to submit letters directly via the online system), a current curriculum vita, representative papers, a teaching statement, and evidence of effective teaching. If you have questions or are wondering whether you should apply, please contact Dr. Christiane Spitzmueller (Professor of I/O Psychology and search committee chair) at or at 281-610-9099.

UH's I/O Psychology group is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty to conduct research relevant to all parts of society. We pride ourselves in being a place where individuals from diverse backgrounds want to work to achieve innovative research outcomes and provide cutting-edge instruction to one of the nation's most diverse graduate and undergraduate student bodies. We thus encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive IO group by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating how they contributed to successful diversity-related initiatives and research; and (3) demonstrate interest in developing multicultural pedagogical solutions to address the needs of a diverse student body. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and able to provide access to high-quality childcare spots at the University's Children's Learning Centers. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will commence November 23, 2021 with rolling applications accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

A doctorate in the discipline is required. Applicants should demonstrate a clear commitment to excellence in the supervision of graduate research, and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59500059
  • Location:
    Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Associate/Full Professor - Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Company Name: University of Houston
  • Job Function: Academic Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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