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Job ID: 132776

Psychology Faculty
Michigan State University

Date Posted Nov. 1, 2019
Title Psychology Faculty
University Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, United States
Department Department of Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Psychology - Industrial/Organizational
    Psychology - General

Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University is seeking to recruit a faculty member with expertise in industrial and organizational psychology or a related field for a tenure system appointment at the associate professor level starting Fall 2020. The ideal candidate will have established a strong program of visible research, a history of (or clear potential for) external funding, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. We are particularly interested in applicants researching issues related to the future of work. Examples of such topics might include the rise of virtual work, contingent employee/employer work arrangements, more diverse workforces, automation and artificial intelligence applications, human-agent or robot interactions, human-robot teaming, the aging workforce, global leadership, reskilling, and the intersection of work with digital and social media. However, this list is not meant to be comprehensive-the ideal candidate may well have interests related to the future of work that are not represented by the description above.

The candidate recruited for this position would join an active, intellectually diverse, and productive group of scholars interested in organizational and work behavior in the Department of Psychology ( as well as elsewhere in the university. Due to the diversity of our interests, our students are exposed to a variety of ways of thinking and methodologies for conducting research, and our faculty pursue ideas that cross the boundaries separating conventional domains of research. For more information about the department, visit:

Required Degree
Doctorate -Psychology or related field

Minimum Requirements
Ph.D. in psychology or related field required by the date of hire.

Required Application Materials
Statements of research and teaching interests
A diversity and inclusion statement (a statement addressing how past/and or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance MSU’s commitment to inclusive excellence)
Names and contact information for three references

Special Instructions
Applicants must complete an online application at (job #610463). Consideration of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applicants and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities; applicants with diverse ideological views are encouraged to apply.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Christopher Nye at Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. MSU is also pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at

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MSU Statement
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life- changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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