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Assistant Professor, Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology

DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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We are seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology, to begin in September 2024. Competitive candidates will have a PhD in I-O Psychology, a strong research record, and evidence of, or potential for, teaching and mentoring excellence and contributing to a climate of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The selected candidate is expected to develop and maintain a productive research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and direct undergraduate and graduate student research including theses and PhD dissertations in I-O.

DePaul's Department of Psychology recognizes that diversity, in many forms, is essential to broaden the perspectives and capacity of the discipline. We seek applicants who reflect the diversity of our student body and the city of Chicago and who are eager to work with a diverse range of students, faculty, and staff. We especially encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, historically marginalized communities, and/or with marginalized identities.

DePaul University is an urban, forward-looking university with national recognition in academics, research, and a strong social justice history and mission. The Psychology Department embraces this mission in both the research it values and its perspective on teaching. More information is available at:

The salary range for this is commensurate with experience. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and other protected status.

About the College
The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul's Lincoln Park campus.

About the University
With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation's twelfth largest private non-profit university. While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness or potential as an instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses, and commitment to continued development as an educator.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

Competitive candidates will have a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, a strong research record, and evidence of, or potential for, teaching and mentoring excellence and building a climate of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must complete the online application which includes the following:
  1. Cover letter (no more than 2 pages) detailing interest in the position and area(s) for potential teaching and training contributions at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  2. Curriculum vitae highlighting (a) education and qualifications; (b) teaching experience (if applicable); (c) research accomplishments; and (d) service contributions (if applicable).
  3. Research statement (no more than 2 pages) highlighting significant theoretical and/or applied contributions, and methodological strengths.
  4. Representative reprints and/or preprints (no more than 3).
  5. Teaching statement (no more than 2 pages) highlighting list of teaching interests at undergraduate and graduate level, mentoring philosophy, and pedagogical approaches and innovations.
  6. Teaching evaluations (if available).
  7. Diversity and inclusivity statement (no more than 2 pages) describing past efforts and/or concrete plans to address DEI barriers, and to promote diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging through teaching and mentoring, as well as research, professional activity, and/or community engagement.
  8. Contact information for three professional references who will be contacted by the Interfolio application system for direct recommendation letter uploads.

Application Materials will be reviewed beginning Friday, February 2, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Alice Stuhlmacher (, Search Committee Chair, with additional questions about the position.

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