Associate/Full Professor (Tenured/Tenure Track)



Job description

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Department of Applied Psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University, New Brunswick is seeking an outstanding candidate for a tenured or tenure track, associate/full professor position specializing in research in the field of organizational psychology. The successful candidate should have at least five years of teaching experience and mentoring students, published research in organizational psychology, industry connections and partnerships, and an excellent history of developing and maintaining an extramurally funded research program.

The new faculty member will be expected to teach graduate level courses in organizational psychology and contribute to student training at the masters and doctoral levels. This faculty member will work with the Department Leadership to develop and grow the Organizational Psychology Psy.D. program as well as other relevant programs.

Candidates will have been trained as a scientist-practitioner who will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program. The faculty member will work effectively with a team of highly dedicated faculty members within the Department, GSAPP, Rutgers University, and the broader scientific and professional community. Salary, start-up, and other considerations are consistent with Rutgers’ commitment to attract exceptional individuals. The ideal candidate will be available to start January 1, 2024 or sooner. Application review will begin June 1, 2023 and will continue until the successful candidate is hired.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is designated an R1: Doctoral University by the Carnegie Foundation and a member of the Association of American Universities. It is located close to major metropolitan areas (e.g., New York City, Philadelphia). GSAPP places a high degree of emphasis on fostering and encouraging a diverse community of faculty and students and on supporting research and practice that benefits diverse and under-served communities. Applicants who can contribute to this valued direction are particularly encouraged to apply.

Position Status: Full Time

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Minimum Education and Experience

Have a doctorate in organizational psychology or a related area

Have publications in organizational psychology

At least five years of teaching at an undergraduate and graduate level

At least five years of mentoring students

Excellent organizational and leadership skills

History of obtaining extramural funding to support their research

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Organizational psychologist with a successful history of research, teaching, and mentoring of students

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to be flexible and working in an environment of expansion and change.
Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program.


Work with the Department Chair or their designee to develop and grow organizational psychology programs.

Secure and implement funding for research and programs focused on organizational psychology.

Serve as faculty advisor/mentor to students, coordinate and evaluate academic advising of students.

Teach organizational psychology courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information, contact Dr. SungWoo Kahng ([email protected]), search committee chair.

Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)



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