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Health and Wellbeing - Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of reference (letters will be solicited by the system), and a letter of application to https://jobs.odu.edu/. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Health and Wellbeing - Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Position Number F0943A
Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin in Fall 2018. We seek candidates with a program of research focused on health and wellbeing. Specialty areas may include one or more of the following: risk/health behaviors, aging, work-home interface, resilience/positivity, injury prevention/safety, physical/mental health, occupational health, health disparities, and health promotion/disease prevention. The successful candidate will contribute to two or more of our doctoral programs, which include Applied Psychological Sciences, Clinical, Human Factors, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Applicants must hold a PhD in Psychology or provide evidence that the PhD will be completed prior to August 2018.

Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for developing an outstanding, independent, funded research program and strong accomplishments in teaching. Responsibilities include a) teaching undergraduate courses to support the core undergraduate curriculum, including courses supporting our online psychology major, b) teaching graduate courses, c) conducting high quality, programmatic research, d) seeking research funding, and (e) mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. students. Preference will be given to candidates with a research program that complements and expands current expertise and with grant experience or a record of seeking and/or acquiring external funding.

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/Organizational Psychology. Faculty research is currently funded by NIH, NSF, ARI, NASA and various other entities.

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/ ; for more information about the Virginia Consortium, visit http://www.sci.odu.edu/vcpcp/. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for developing an outstanding, independent, funded research program and strong accomplishments in teaching.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology from a regionally accredited institution.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 08/01/2017
Application Review Date 10/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

To apply, please submit a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of reference (letters will be solicited by the system), and a letter of application to https://jobs.odu.edu/. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

http://sci.odu.edu/

Department Home Page

http://sci.odu.edu/psychology/

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Contact Information for Professional References