POSITION 1: ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN HUMAN FACTORS
POSITION 2: ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL
POSITION 3: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL
The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions for (1) Assistant or Associate Professor in Human Factors Psychology, (2) Assistant or Associate Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and (3) Assistant Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology to begin in August 2020.
Responsibilities include (a) teaching undergraduate courses to support the core undergraduate curriculum, including relevant online courses, (b) teaching graduate courses, (c) conducting high quality, programmatic research, (d) seeking research funding, and (e) mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. students.
ODU’s Psychology Department is in the College of Sciences and includes 31 full-time faculty members, approximately 1200 undergraduate majors, and 75 students in our graduate programs. At the graduate level, the department participates in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, an APA-accredited clinical Ph.D. program, offered in conjunction with Eastern Virginia Medical School and Norfolk State University. The department also offers a terminal Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Psychological Sciences, Human Factors, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Faculty research is currently funded by NSF, NIH, ARI, NASA and various other entities. Areas of research collaboration among faculty in the Psychology Department include health, diversity, and technology.
Old Dominion University is located in the Hampton Roads area on the Chesapeake Bay in southeastern Virginia. The area is a regional center for military, medical, and scholarly research. Old Dominion University is also home to the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, which focuses on the use of modeling and simulation technologies for research, education, and economic development. Other local institutions that have a history of research collaboration with the department include: Eastern Virginia Medical School, NASA-Langley Research Center, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Norfolk State University, and the Human Performance Center of the US Navy. For more information about the department, visit http://sci.odu.edu/psychology/.
ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita (including a list of courses taught and preferred potential courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise and training), three letters of reference, research statement, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching experience or training (e.g. student opinion surveys, example syllabi, and/or professional development experiences). Send inquiries to Mark Scerbo, Chair of the Tenure Track/Tenured Positions Search Committee firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials should be submitted at https://jobs.odu.edu Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates for Associate Professor must hold a doctorate in psychology and demonstrate substantial research accomplishments via peer-reviewed publications, experience in seeking external funding, and a strong and successful graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring record. Candidates for Assistant Professor must hold a doctorate in psychology or show evidence that it will be completed by August of 2020, and must demonstrate quality teaching and research excellence, as evidenced by publications and potential for external funding.
Preference for all tenure-track/tenured positions in Human factors will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in the following areas: training, safety, perception & performance, and ergonomics.
Preference for all tenure-track/tenured positions in Industrial/Organizational will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in the following areas: personnel selection, performance appraisal and management, workplace technology, teams, and occupational health.
Additional Salary Information: Old Dominion University offers an excellent University benefits package. Salary is commensurate with qualfications and experience.
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is a state-assisted metropolitan university located in Norfolk, VA. A Doctoral Research University - Extensive in the Carnegie classification system, ODU is governed by a 17-member Board of Visitors.Founded in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary, the school became Old Dominion College in 1962 after severing its ties to the venerable Williamsburg institution. Old Dominion attained university status in 1969.ODU offers 66 bachelor’s, 69 master’s and 24 doctoral degrees through its six colleges: Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences and Sciences. Academic programs that rank in the top 25 nationally include oceanography, nuclear physics and modeling and simulation.The main campus is located in Norfolk, Virginia, which is part of the historic and internationally-oriented Hampton Roads metropolitan area, which has a population of more than 1.4 million. Hampton Roads, a popular tourist destination, is a major mid-Atlantic port, a commercial and banking center, and home to important research facilities that focus on aerospace, modeling and simulation, nuclear physics, a...nd oceanography. Several significant military commands are located in the region.The 188 acres of Old Dominion’s campus stretch from the Elizabeth River to the Lafayette River, and watching sunsets on the water is a natural pastime for our students. A sailing center on campus, located a stone’s throw from the student residences Whitehurst Hall and Powhatan Apartments, is an excellent home for our national championship sailing team and offers any student or faculty member the chance to enjoy sailing and rowing throughout the year. A 60-foot boardwalk, pier, gazebo, picnic tables and sand volleyball courts complete this popular area for recreational and student activities. For those wanting to venture just beyond the confines of campus, Old Dominion is located just 20 miles from the resort city of Virginia Beach and 40 miles from historic Williamsburg.Gardens, reflecting pools and a majestic lion fountain punctuate the grounds, and tree-lined walkways border a seven-acre green space at the center of campus, known as Kaufman Mall. Recent facilities that have been renovated or built include the Gornto TELETECHNET Center, Oceanography and Physics Building, Constant Hall (the home of the College of Business and Public Administration) and the Engineering and Computational Sciences Building. The recently expanded Perry Library, fully automated with more than 2.8 million items, features dazzling two-story glass windows that create an outdoor ambience and provide a sunny home for students and faculty in any season.Old Dominion’s 8,600-seat Ted Constant Convocation Center, which opened in fall 2002, has quickly become a popular landmark for both the campus and regional community. The centerpiece of ODU’s University Village, a 75-acre development at the east end of campus, “The Ted” hosts everything from basketball games to commencements to concerts by nationally known performers. Nearby, students can choose to live in the attractive University Village Apartments, located above shops, restaurants and offices along Monarch Way.There’s a special sense of excitement you’ll feel about the students at Old Dominion, derived in part from the rich tapestry of backgrounds, cultures and ages represented here. Our students hail from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. Minority enrollment is at 33 percent. Communication and leadership in a diverse environment, along with a guaranteed internship program, are hallmarks of the ODU experience – and offer a true competitive edge to our graduates.More than 14,000 undergraduates and nearly 7,000 graduate students study at Old Dominion. Several thousand students take classes at 60 sites throughout the commonwealth and several other states – even on Navy ships at sea – via TELETECHNET, our pioneering program of interactive satellite classroom broadcasts. Recognized as the largest televised, interactive distance learning program of its kind in the nation, TELETECHNET offers more than 25 degree programs. Classes taught at regional centers and military bases also attract a large number of students with military ties.Over 600 full-time faculty bring a wealth of talents to our classrooms each day. Academic excellence is achieved through lively, provocative teaching, research and applied experience. Many faculty have been recognized with awards for teaching, research and service on both the state and national level.