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Purdue University


West Lafayette, IN, United States

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Work Experience

0-1 Year



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Assistant Professor

About the Organization

Purdue’s I/O Psychology Program is among the oldest in the world, conferring its first degree in 1939. The program has graduated more PhDs, and produced more SIOP Fellows, than any other I/O program, and is among the top ranked programs in terms of research productivity. The current faculty have a wide range of research interests, many of which center around the psychological experiences of people at work. The program attracts top graduate students from around the world, and has significant collaborations with the OBHR program in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. It also works closely with other areas within the Department of Psychological Sciences (e.g., Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology).

About the Job

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Industrial/Organizational Psychology beginning in the Fall of 2014. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank, although the search committee will consider both newly graduating PhDs, as well as current Assistant Professors. For this position the successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, OBHR, LIR/LER or a related field, a strong publication history, the beginnings of a strong research program, as well as a record of teaching and/or mentoring excellence. Responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program, directing graduate student research, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.

Job Requirements

Application Instructions

Application review will begin October 1, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should send a C.V., up to 4 papers, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation forwarded via email in pdf format to iosearch@purdue.edu. Questions regarding the position can be sent to Dr. Deborah E. Rupp, Chair, I/O Search Committee (ruppd@purdue.edu).  A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.