Job Postings

Posted 4/23/2019

Psychology Department Chair, Old Dominion University

The Chair is the department’s chief executive officer and has primary responsibility for the development of its quality programs in instruction, research, and professional service. The department includes 31 full-time faculty members, approximately 1250 undergraduate majors, and 80 students in our graduate programs. The department offers a terminal Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology and Ph.D. concentrations in Health, Human Factors, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. In addition, the department is a partner in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, which is a Ph.D. program fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. Faculty research is currently funded by NIH, NSF, DoD, and NASA. Areas of research collaboration among faculty include health, diversity, and technology. Old Dominion University is also home to the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, which focuses on the use of modeling and simulation technologies for research, education, and economic development. For more information about the department, visit The complete job posting is here:

Posted 2/8/2019

Assistant Teaching Professor in Human Development and Family Science, Syracuse University

The Department of Human Development and Family Science at Syracuse University invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track position at the rank of assistant teaching professor beginning August 2019. The initial appointment may be for up to three years, and is renewable dependent on program need and instructor performance. A candidate in this position should be able to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level in areas such as family processes, human sexuality, and family life education. The position also includes administrative tasks associated with curriculum development, student advising and internship supervision. As with all faculty positions, there is an expectation to engage in service in the college, university, profession or community. For full consideration, applicants must complete an online application at (job # 074296)

Posted 12/22/2018

One-year Temporary Full-time Assistant Professor, Saginaw Valley State University

Come work with us! The Department of Psychology at Saginaw Valley State University is conducting a search for a one-year temporary full-time Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. We are looking for someone who has a specialization in social/personality/experimental psychology, a passion for teaching, and an active research agenda to which our undergraduate students could contribute. Please see the position posting for more details (

Established in 1963, SVSU is a small/mid-sized regional public university located in the Great Lakes Bay Region of Michigan, approximately 2 hours north-west of Detroit. Michigan is a beautiful place to live and work, and the psychology faculty are a collaborative and friendly group. We've been named a "Great College to Work For" the past three years by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and have been granted the "Community Engagement Classification" by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching. You can read more about SVSU here (

Posted 10/6/2018

Assistant Professor in Adolescence/Emerging Adulthood, Texas Tech University

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin September 1, 2019 with research interests and expertise in adolescence and/or emerging adulthood in areas related to neuroscience, risk, poverty and/or substance abuse. We encourage applications from candidates who study health disparities, underserved populations, racial and ethnic minority groups, family stress/trauma, intervention, and public policy initiatives. Please see full posting here.

To Apply for this Position Ensure the following documents are attached to your application: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Cover Letter 3. Research Statement 4. Teaching Philosophy 5. Three letters of recommendation 6. Two recent & representative publications

Questions about this position should be directed to Michael O’Boyle, Ph.D. Search Committee Chair,

If you need assistance with the application process, contact Human Resources, Talent Acquisition at or 806-742-3851.

Application Process Initial review of applications for this position will begin as early as October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. To assure consideration, please complete an online application at Requisition #14500BR

Posted 9/24/2018

Clinical Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Psychology Lecturer Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University

The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications to begin August of 2019 for three tenure-track positions and one full-time, non-tenure track position:
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
- Assistant or Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- Assistant Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- Lecturer of Psychology
All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita (including a list of courses taught and preferred potential courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise and training), three letters of reference, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching experience or training (e.g. student opinion surveys, example syllabi, and/or professional development experiences). Applicants for tenure-track positions should also submit a research statement. Application materials should be submitted at Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please see additional details here.

Posted 9/25/2018

Human Development and Family Science - Chair, University of Missouri

The Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Missouri College of Human Environmental Sciences seeks applicants for the position of Department Chair at the Associate or Full Professor Level (a 12-month appointment). An earned doctorate in human development and family science, or a related field, and a national reputation for excellence in scholarship (i.e., track record of external funding, top-tier research publications) and teaching are required. Candidates with successful administrative experience in academic leadership positions will be preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with scholarly expertise in the area of human development and family process across the lifespan that complement our program strengths.

The position involves leadership of a nationally recognized department of 22 ranked faculty and 53 unranked, staff, and adjunct employees, along with 12 Extension field positions. For more information on units within the department, visit . The department is currently ranked in the top 10% nationally in Academic Analytics for research productivity.

The start date is August 2019. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Applications will be reviewed starting October 28, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. A full description is available at

 Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Pam Norum (Email Phone: 573-882-2934).

Posted 5/18/2018

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Brigham Young University School of Family Life

Desired start date: Fall 2019
Summary: The School of Family Life is seeking talented scholar-teachers to fill two full-time positions in the School of Family Life (SFL). Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
Positions Description: Continuing faculty status track (CFS), professorial position(s) in the School of Family Life (SFL) focused on strengthening the excellence of teaching and research in Human Development, Family Studies, and Marriage and Family Therapy. Particular hiring needs are broad. Responsibilities include publishing high quality research, involvement in public scholarship, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and providing service on program, school, college, and university committees. Flexible employment arrangements may be discussed with outstanding candidates.

Instructions to Applicants: Apply by the application deadline of September 15, 2018 in order to ensure consideration. Apply by going to and searching for job posting 72237. Full announcement here.