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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions Available

The Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for two (2) full-time tenure-track assistant professor positions, one in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology and the second in I/O or Social Psychology. These appointments will commence August 21, 2017.

The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to our teaching and research missions in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The area of research specialty is open; it is preferred that I/O Psychology applicants have research experience in the areas of leadership, motivation, organizational development and culture, workplace health and employee wellbeing, or system-wide or multi-level interventions and change with a focus on globalization, cultural differences, and diversity in the workplace; it is preferred that Social Psychology applicants have research experience in the application of social psychology to organizational or health issues or, more generally, in the areas of social psychophysiology or social neuroscience.

Required qualifications include: (1) doctoral degree in Psychology with a specialty in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, or highly related field from an accredited institution must be completed by July 1, 2017; (2) experience conducting research with human participants of relevance to industrial/organizational or social psychology; (3) commitment to working with diverse populations; and (4) evidence of strong written communication skills. For a complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit and search for job opening 313202. Review of complete applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

The Psychology Department is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Its purposes are to offer students a firm grounding in the discipline; to contribute to the liberal education goals of the University; to provide the community with people trained to apply psychological principles constructively; to prepare students for advanced study; to contribute to the advancement of psychology through research and other scholarly activities; and to enhance the professional development of the staff.

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Psychology Department Group Photo

Back to Front: Uwe Stuecher, Bud McClure, Rick LaCaille, Keith Young, Turkan Ocal, Scott Carlson, Paula Pedersen, Lara LaCaille, Karen Marsh, Ian Zimmerman, Rebecca Gilbertson, Aydin Durgunoglu, Christine Schilling, Eric Hessler, Ryan Hjelle, Alisson Shea (staff), Catherine Reich, Kathy Apostal, Julie Slowiak, Rae Ann Johnson (staff), Bob Lloyd, Carol Kivi, Erin Ayala, Randy Gordon

Not pictured: Sandra Woolum, Katey Leverson, Kathy Dowell, Alexandra Luong, Kelsey-Jo Ritter Kessie, Jessica Schilling