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Department of Psychology, Kansas State University

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Department of Psychology, Kansas State University


Manhattan, KS, United States

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Assistant Professor, I-O Psychology

About the Organization

The Department of Psychology at Kansas State University, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 15 full-time faculty members who are both active researchers and serve more than 500 undergraduate majors, many of whom are involved in research. The Department has an extensive Ph.D. program with four major areas: Animal Learning/Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive/Human Factors, Industrial/Organizational, and Social/Personality. In addition, there are overarching emphases in Applied Cognitive Science and Health Psychology. The department’s Graduate Teaching Apprenticeship program prepares doctoral students to teach in higher education and is one of the few of its type in the country. Additional details about the department are available at: http://www.k-state.edu/psych.
Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state and private institutions of higher education in numbers of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986. Current enrollment is over 23,000 students. Kansas State University has been selected as the future home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF); this $650 million research facility will provide research infrastructure to protect the country’s food supply and agriculture economy.

About the Job

The position will be available for the fall semester of 2013. Responsibilities will include teaching two courses per semester (graduate and undergraduate). Candidates will be expected to establish a strong research program as evidenced by publications and presentations, acquisition of extramural funding, and successful supervision of graduate students’ research. Candidates’ focus of research and teaching interests within I/O psychology are open. The successful candidate should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students and to serving a diverse population.

Job Requirements

A PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is required. ABDs with evidence of substantial progress towards completion will be considered for appointment, but are expected to have earned the Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Evidence of research productivity and strong teaching skills are positives.

Application Instructions

Applicants should email a cover letter, curriculum vita, up to three representative publications, and statements of research and teaching interests to psychjobapp@ksu.edu (pdf format preferred). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address. The application deadline is January 15, 2013.