Human Resources, Industrial Organization, Organization Behavior
College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Resource Development / Industrial-Organizational Psychology in the Department of Psychology beginning August 2020.
Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year, the workload will be the standard instructional workload of seven (7) course units per academic year. Teach a combination of graduate courses in the Human Resource Development (HRD) MS program and undergraduate psychology courses. Teach core HRD graduate courses, such as Training & Development, Introduction to Human Resources, as well as undergraduate courses such as Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and/or electives in one’s area of expertise. Demonstrate research competency as well as evidence of continued growth of one’s research agenda, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals. Area of research interest is open. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with a diverse population and be sensitive to the educational needs of these students. The candidate is expected to contribute to the maintenance and development of the HRD MS program through involvement in student admissions, advising, course development, etc., as well as participation on department or university committees.
Doctorate in Human Resource Development, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, or a related discipline. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2021. Practical experience in a relevant field is a plus.
About Towson University
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has of 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s 42 master’s, and 4 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
The psychology department (www.towson.edu/psychology/) has 1,200 undergraduate psychology majors and 300 graduate students in five Master’s degree programs, including human resource development, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, experimental psychology, and school psychology.