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Department Chair


The Department of Psychology at the University of Oklahoma is seeking applications for department chairperson. The department offers graduate degrees in cognitive, industrial/organizational, social, and quantitative psychology. The department also participates in a multidisciplinary degree program in cellular and behavioral neurobiology. In addition to the four major program areas, some faculty also work in one or more of three integrative, cross-cutting specialties: developmental, neuroscience, and personality/individual differences. The department is excited about this chairperson search as we see it complementing the recent strategic faculty hires we have made in the last four years in addition to the multiple searches currently underway (I/O Psychology/Leading for Creativity and Innovation: https://apply.interfolio.com/93832, Applied Social Psychology/Health Psychology: https://apply.interfolio.com/94784).

To be considered for this position, candidates must have prior administrative experience, an established reputation for high-quality scholarship in an area that contributes to the department’s strength in applied psychological science, and the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely-related discipline. Prior fundraising and/or development experience would be beneficial.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. a cover letter specifically addressing position fit, qualifications, and background

2. curriculum vitae

3. research, teaching, and service statements

4. a statement regarding your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
5. contact information for five individuals that can be contacted for reference letters
6. up to 5 reprints/preprints

For full consideration, please submit your application materials by December 31, 2021. Confidential application review will begin immediately, although the position will remain open until filled. Please send inquiries and other suggestions or comments to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Scott Gronlund (sgronlund@ou.edu). OU is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendations, to https://apply.interfolio.com/94796.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
I/O Psychology / Leading for Creativity and Innovation


The Department of Psychology at the University of Oklahoma is seeking applications for a faculty opening at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in I/O Psychology with a focus on Leading for Creativity and Innovation. The ideal candidate for the I/O Psychology position will have an established research program aimed at understanding and addressing critical organizational and workplace challenges associated with leading creative individuals, teams, and organizations. This could also include a research focus on teams, technology, and innovation. Candidates should have evidence of high-quality scholarship in I/O Psychology through published research and should demonstrate willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research and potential to pursue external funding opportunities in leadership, creativity, and innovation areas.

To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or Organizational Behavior (by August 1, 2022), with broad expertise in I/O Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Creativity, or a related discipline.

Candidates for this position must also have the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and be prepared to expand course offerings in their area of specialization. The assigned teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Application Instructions

To apply to the I/O Psychology position, please submit the following materials at (**insert the interfolio link here for the I/O position**)

1.     a cover letter specifically addressing position fit, qualifications, and background

2.     a curriculum vita

3.     three confidential letters of recommendation

4.     up to 3 reprints/preprints

5.     evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluation materials, peer evaluations, example syllabi, student comments/course evaluations)

6.     a brief statement of research interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

7.     a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

8.     a brief statement regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion

We encourage applicants to apply by October 31, 2021 for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. All application materials must be submitted electronically using the OU Career web site https://apply.interfolio.com/93832.

Please send inquiries to Dr. Shane Connelly (sconnelly@ou.edu).

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Applied Social Psychology / Health Psychology


The Department of Psychology at the University of Oklahoma is seeking applications for a faculty opening at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Social Psychology with a focus on Health Disparities. The ideal candidate for the Social Psychology position will have established a successful research program that addresses critical social problems facing our communities (local, regional, national, global) and the physical, behavioral, and mental health outcomes associated with them, with a focus on health disparities among underserved, marginalized, or minority populations. Candidates should have evidence of high-quality scholarship in Social Psychology as evidenced by funded and/or published research with the potential for extramural funding. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the department’s growing national reputation for excellence in Applied Psychological Science.  

To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology (by August 1, 2022) with broad expertise in Social Psychology, Health Psychology, or a related discipline. Candidates for this position must also have the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and be prepared to expand course offerings in their area of specialization. The assigned teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Application Instructions

To apply to the Social Psychology position, please submit the following materials at https://apply.interfolio.com/94784

1.     a cover letter specifically addressing position fit, qualifications, and background

2.     a curriculum vita

3.     three confidential letters of recommendation

4.     up to 3 reprints/preprints

5.     evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluation materials, peer evaluations, example syllabi, student comments/course evaluations)

6.     a brief statement of research interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

7.     a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

8.     a brief statement regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion

We encourage applicants to apply by October 31, 2021 for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. All application materials must be submitted electronically using the OU Career web site (see the "apply here" link at the bottom of the page).

Please send inquiries to Dr. Lara Mayeux (lmayeux@ou.edu).


 

The Department of Psychology at OU is seeking applications for a faculty opening at the rank of Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in Quantitative/Data Analytics Psychology. This position is part of broader strategic research initiative in Childhood Wellbeing. During this first hiring cycle, four positions will be filled. Two are in the College of Education (with Early Childhood content expertise) and two in Arts & Sciences, one being this Quant/Data Analytics Psychology position and the other in Sociology with a focus on Trauma/ACEs/SEL. The goal is to build a cross-campus center of excellence to make OU a national leader in transdisciplinary research dedicated to promoting children’s wellbeing with a focus on equity.

The ideal candidate for this Quantitative/Data Analytics Psychology position will have expertise in innovative measurement (e.g., dynamic factor models, longitudinal modeling, dynamical system analysis), study design (e.g., adaptive intervention trials), and/or analytics (e.g., machine learning/artificial intelligence) that leverage intensive data collection tools such as ecological momentary assessments (EMA), wearables, and psychophysiological assessments (e.g., EEG). Candidates should have evidence of high-quality scholarship in Quantitative/Data Analytics Psychology through published research, willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research, and potential to secure external funding in multiple areas including but not limited to childhood wellbeing, health, resilience, and data science.

To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology (by August 2022, the time of appointment) or a closely-related discipline with broad expertise in Quantitative Methods. Candidates must also have the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching in statistics and quantitative methods and be prepared to expand course offerings in their area of specialization. The assigned teaching load will be two courses per semester. Experience or evidence of capacity for collaboration on funded research in health and wellbeing outcomes in youth involving multidisciplinary teams is a highly preferred qualification.

Application Instructions

To apply for this Quantitative/Data Analytics Psychology position, please submit the following materials at http://apply.interfolio.com/98475.

1. a cover letter specifically addressing position fit, qualifications, and background

2. a curriculum vita

3. three confidential letters of recommendation

4. up to 3 reprints/preprints

5. evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluation materials, peer evaluations, example syllabi, student comments/course evaluations)

6. a brief statement of research interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

7. a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

8. a brief statement regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g., 300-2000 words)

We encourage applicants to apply by January 7, 2022 for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. All application materials must be submitted electronically using the OU Career web site http://apply.interfolio.com/98475.

Please send inquiries to Dr. Eric Day (eday@ou.edu).