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Academic Positions

Date Posted: 9/14/2016
Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychological Sciences
Organization: Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut
Geographic Location: Storrs, CT
Brief Job Description:The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut in Storrs invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure track positions. Area of expertise and rank are open. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment with a start date of August 23, 2017. Must demonstrate a vibrant research program with a record of publication and evidence of (or promise of) obtaining external research support. Must be able to strengthen a graduate program in Behavioral Neuroscience, Developmental, Industrial-Organizational, or Perception-Action-Cognition. Must have a record of excellent teaching and a commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. Must be willing to join a pool of instructors teaching a high enrollment introductory psychology course covering the topics of research methodology, neuroscience, sensation, perception, learning, memory, and language. Preferred Qualifications: Be able to contribute to interdisciplinary or team science emphases in systems science, quantitative methods, cognitive science, neuroscience, or health science.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field by time of appointment.
Deadline for Applications: December 1, 2016.
Contact Information: For a complete position description and application instructions, see the full job posting at: http://psych.uconn.edu/2016/09/02/psychological-sciences-faculty-positions-available/


Date Posted: 9/14/2016
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Organization: Department of Psychology, Stetson University
Geographic Location: DeLand, FL
Brief Job Description: Stetson University’s faculty seek a dynamic colleague trained in clinical health psychology for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology beginning August 2017. The successful candidate will be a model teacher-scholar, devoted to teaching undergraduate students and to maintaining an outstanding research program involving them. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to liberal learning at an undergraduate institution, will show evidence of teaching excellence using a variety of effective methodologies, and possess a scholarly record which makes evident the ability to establish and maintain a productive research program that may include undergraduate student collaborators. Though the specific research topic is open, preference will be given to those whose research centers on health behavior change, health disparities, health promotion and disease prevention, or health communication; and will preferably intersect with other research areas in or outside the department. We are especially interested in and strongly encourage applications from candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students from under-represented groups.
The teacher-scholar model at Stetson requires that tenure-track faculty teach three courses each semester complemented with quality scholarship and service. Qualified candidates are expected to teach Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Health Psychology, and Human Sexuality, and should also be able to teach Abnormal Psychology, Research Methods and/or Senior Project. The development of courses based on the candidate’s expertise and for the University’s General Education curriculum (e.g., First Year or Junior Seminars) will be encouraged. Candidates are expected to pursue an active program of research with undergraduate student researchers leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals. Multidisciplinary collaborations with other faculty are highly encouraged.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. (awarded by August 2017) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in health psychology from an APA-accredited institution.
Deadline for Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Information: For a complete position description and application instructions, see the full job posting at: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/StetsonUniversitySeptember2016.pdf


Date Posted: 9/14/2016
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Organization: Department of Psychology, Ohio University
Geographic Location: Athens, OH
Brief Job Description:The Department of Psychology at OHIO UNIVERSITY is seeking to hire a new or established assistant professor for a tenure-track faculty position in Industrial-Organizational Psychology to begin August 2017. Ohio University is located in beautiful Athens, Ohio, which was just awarded the Best College Small Town by the readers of USA Today. The I-O program at OU currently includes Dr. Ryan C. Johnson and Dr. Jeffrey B. Vancouver, Byham Chair of I-O Psychology. Research in the program focuses on motivation, decision making, training, occupational health, and work-family, with a strong quantitative orientation (e.g. computational and statistical modeling). Preference will be given to candidates with a program of research that can complement these current strengths (e.g., research on performance management, leadership, or selection using strong psychometrics and rigorous qualitative or quantitative empirical designs). Ideal candidates must have a strong publication record and evidence or promise of excellent teaching. Finally, evidence of the potential for extramural funding will be considered a plus. Potential applicants are encouraged to examine our web site (https://www.ohio.edu/cas/psychology) for more information on the department.
Required Qualifications: PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Deadline for Applications: For full consideration, a completed application must be received by October 15, 2016. The review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Information: Applicants must apply online at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/20229. Inquiries about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jeff Vancouver (vancouve@ohio.edu; 740-593-1071).


Date Posted: 9/14/2016
Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Organization: Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University
Geographic Location: Norfolk, VA
Brief Job Description:The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track Professor of Psychology in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (rank open) to begin in August 2017.
Responsibilities include (a) teaching undergraduate courses to support the core undergraduate curriculum, including courses supporting our online psychology major, (b) teaching graduate courses, (c) conducting high quality, programmatic research, (d) seeking research funding, and (e) mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. students. Preference will be given to candidates with a research program that complements and expands current Industrial/Organizational faculty research and to those with expertise in one or more of the following areas: teams, occupational health, technology in the workplace, advanced statistical procedures (e.g., SEM, HLM, IRT), and performance appraisal. Candidates with expertise related to university-wide research initiatives (e.g., cybersecurity, broadening participation in STEM) and regional priorities (e.g., military training, leadership, and civilian career transitions) are likewise preferred. 
Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate strong potential for developing an outstanding, independent, funded research program and strong accomplishments in teaching.  Candidates at the Associate and Full Professor levels must demonstrate substantial research accomplishments of peer-reviewed publications, a consistent record of peer-reviewed funding as a PI, current active competitive grants, and a strong and successful graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring record. Additionally, candidates at the rank of Full Professor must demonstrate evidence of national scholarly reputation.
Required Qualifications: PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or evidence that the PhD will be completed prior to August 2017. 
Deadline for Applications: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Contact Information: For a complete description of the job and information about how to apply for the position, see the full job posting at: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/OldDominionUniversitySeptember2016.pdf


Date Posted: 7/8/2016
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Disparities
Organization: Department of Psychology, Auburn University
Geographic Location: Auburn, AL
Brief Job Description:The Department of Psychology at Auburn University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position that is part of an exciting campus-wide initiative in the study of health disparities. Rank is at the Associate Professor level although exceptional Assistant Professor candidates are also urged to apply. Under this campus-wide Health Disparities Initiative, six new faculty are being recruited in Psychology (this position), Human Development and Family Studies, Nutrition, Health Outcomes Research and Policy, Nursing, and Kinesiology.  The start date for this position is expected to be August 16, 2017.
The new colleague recruited under this search will have exceptional support for establishing an independent research program in Psychology that will contribute to the University’s considerable existing expertise in Health Disparities and will help form the core of this innovative interdisciplinary initiative. The specific interest area is open, but applicants should have a demonstrated record that includes publications and funding, or outstanding potential for funding, for disparities research in their specific research area. The successful applicant’s interests will complement areas represented in the Department of Psychology, which contains programs in Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Applied Behavior Analysis. For additional information and a listing of current research relevant to health disparities within the Department of Psychology, please see http://www.cla.auburn.edu/psychology/health-disparity/
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Psychology or an area related to health disparities. 
Deadline for Applications: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Information: For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Chris Newland (Chris.Newland@auburn.edu). To apply for this position please go to: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1727. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter that includes a description of experience in health disparities and a link to up to four relevant publications, CV, statement of research interests, transcripts, and the names of three professional references. A full description of the position can be downloaded from: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/AuburnHealthDisparities7-2016.pdf


Date Posted: 6/15/2016
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Organization: Department of Psychology, Washington State University
Geographic Location: Vancouver, WA
Brief Job Description:The Department of Psychology at Washington State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of I/O Psychology on the Vancouver campus at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2017. Position duties include conducting independent research, securing external grant funding, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and mentoring students. In addition, the occupant of the position will be expected to perform service in ways commensurate with their training and rank.
Although the area of research expertise within I/O psychology is open, candidates who complement existing departmental strengths in the areas of occupational health and health psychology are preferred. The ideal candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial/organizational psychology and graduate statistics, as well as supervise students in the Experimental Psychology Ph.D. program.
Required Qualifications: (1) Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (or strong evidence of completion of Ph.D. before employment start date) or a closely related field; (2) Evidence of teaching ability and a commitment to mentoring students from diverse backgrounds; (3) Evidence of developing and maintaining a productive research program; (4) Demonstrate commitment to campus diversity efforts, social justice and inclusion (http://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/office-chancellor/wsu-vancouver-strategic-plan).
Deadline for Applications: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Information: A full description of the position can be downloaded from: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/WashingtonState6-15-2016.pdfApplicants should apply online through WSU Human Resources (https://www.wsujobs.com; position # 73630). Applications must include: (1) A cover letter addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications; (2) Statements of research and teaching qualifications and interests; (3) Current Curriculum Vitae; (4) Up to three selected reprints/preprints; (5) Official, summary teaching evaluations for all courses taught or TA’d since 2013, if available; (6) Contact information for three references to provide letters of recommendation.
Direct inquiries via email to Dr. Tahira Probst, Search Committee Chair (probst@wsu.edu).


Date Posted: 2/9/2016
Job Title: Associate/Full Professor (Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health)
Organization: University of Colorado - Denver
Geographic Location: Aurora, CO
Brief Job Description:The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Colorado School of Public Health (CoSPH) invites applications for 2 tenure-track position at the Associate or Full Professor level.  We seek candidates with expertise in one or more areas of environmental or occupational health and related disciplines. 
We particularly encourage applicants with interests that address cross-disciplinary research in Climate and Health, Built Environment, Preparedness and Resilience, or Total Worker Health, but all areas of occupational or environmental health will be considered if a strong research and teaching mission is articulated. These positions require a vigorous program of independent research along with teaching at the graduate level.
Required Qualifications: PhD, ScD, DrPH, MD, or DO with additional research training in public health or related disciplines. An established independent research program.
Deadline for Applications: Review of applications will begin March 1, 2016, and continue until position is filled. 
Contact Information: A full posting for the positions, including information for online submission of application materials, can be seen at: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=03784&lang=en&sns_id=mailto Applicants must apply online at http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers


Date Posted: 1/6/2016
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health)
Organization: University at Albany, State University of New York
Geographic Location: Albany, NY
Brief Job Description: The successful candidate will teach in the UAlbany School of Public Health's graduate and undergraduate programs, including a graduate level public health introductory course in Occupational Safety and Health, elective courses, and mentor Master and Doctoral students. Previous experience teaching occupational safety and health or related subjects is highly desirred, as is experience in teaching and working with a diverse student body. In addition, the candidate is expected to develop a successful research program in collaboration with colleagues at the School of Public Health and the New York State Department of Health, to be supported by external funding from NIOSH and other sources.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in occupational safety and health, injury epidemiology, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, or other related fields required at the time of appointment.
Deadline for Applications: A review of applications will start on February 15, 2016 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Contact Information: A flyer for the position, including additional details, can be downloaded from: http://www.sohp-online.org/JobPostings/AlbanyAssistantProfessorEOH2015.pdf Application can be submitted at https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=67156&CNTRNO=3&TSTMP=1450820104492


Date Posted: 10/2/2015
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Organization: Portland State University
Geographic Location: Portland, OR
Brief Job Description: The Department of Psychology at Portland State University has two, tenure-track assistant professor positions in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a September, 2016 start date. All applicants will be considered for both positions. The department has a strong applied research orientation and a doctoral program in Applied Psychology with specializations in Industrial/Organizational, Applied Developmental, and Applied Social & Community psychology.
Although the areas of specialization are open, we are particularly interested in candidates who would add to our minor in Occupational Health Psychology, as well as to areas of Industrial and Organizational Psychology that would complement the current I/O faculty. Applicant research areas might include, but are not limited to, social inequalities at work, diversity management, discrimination at work, selection, training, teams, or leadership.
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in I/O psychology or a related area. ABDs will be considered but must be awarded their degrees by September 15, 2016.
Deadline for Applications: Review of applications will begin October 19, 2015 and continue until the positions are filled.
Contact Information: The posting can be viewed at: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/search




Non-Academic Positions

Date Posted: September 14, 2016
Job Title: Research Scientist
Organization: Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Geographic Location: Hopkinton, IL
Brief Job Description: Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety is recruiting a Research Scientist to develop new studies on returning to work and disability prevention, focusing on emerging work situations and working populations. We're particularly interested in groups that have not been investigated, but are becoming more important - young workers with disabilities or chronic illness, lone, temporary, contract, and at-home workers, and those in second jobs after retirement.
Education Requirements: Doctoral-level  training and research experience in a relevant  field –psychology, economics, sociology, public health, rehabilitation, anthropology or other related discipline. 
Deadline for Applications: N/A
Contact Info: For further position information and application information, download full posting at: http://www.mediafire.com/download/dy62asw596n2udq/CDR_researcher_posting_2016_v2_.doc


Date Posted: February 18, 2016
Job Title: Occupational Health Research Psychologist
Organization: Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Safety & Health & Research for Prevention (SHARP)
Geographic Location: Olympia, WA
Brief Job Description: SHARP Research in Olympia, WA is seeking an Occupational Health Psychologist to join its multidisciplinary research group. The occupational health psychology (OHP) team conducts investigations on interventions for the prevention of workplace aggression, workplace engagement and safety, and the behavioral, cognitive and organizational antecedents of workplace injuries. Responsibilities include coordinating and executing research activities, developing and testing research instruments, collecting and organizing data, performing statistical and qualitative analyses, and contributing to development and publication of results in peer-review journals.
Qualifications include Masters degree in organizational/social psychology or a related field (such as epidemiology or public health) and relevant experience and coursework in occupational health psychology, or at least 3 years of equivalent scientific research experience. Prior experience is preferred in survey and field research, survey design, recruitment strategies, data management, statistical analysis (using SPSS, R) and qualitative analysis (QSR NVIVO). Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities are desirable.
Education Requirements: Masters degree in organizational/social psychology or a related field (such as epidemiology or public health).
Deadline for Applications: N/A
Contact Info: For further position information contact: Nan Yragui, PhD, SHARP Research, Yran235@lni.wa.gov. For a complete job posting go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/1351641/li-occupational-health-research-psychologist


Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Job Title: Assessment Solutions Consultant
Organization: Sentis
Geographic Location: Brisbane, Australia
Brief Job Description: The purpose of this position is to deliver assessment and research services that support Sentis Australia offerings across its business lines, with a focus on safety and wellbeing research and assessments. Also to support the Principal Consulting and Project Management Teams, by serving as an internal expert and advisor on research assessments. Reports to Chief Scientist. Expertise in occupational health psychology (OHP) and one to three years of experience conducting applied research and/or consulting with organizations preferred.
Education Requirements: Master's, PsyD or PhD in Organizational Psychology.
Deadline for Applications: N/A
Contact Info: Interested persons should contact Autumn Krauss, Chief Scientist: autumn.krauss@SENTIS.NET Full job posting can be downloaded from: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/SentisAssessmentConsultant2016.pdf


Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Job Title: Chief, Training & Evaluation Branch
Organization: Education and Information Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Geographic Location: Cincinnati, OH
Brief Job Description: In the near future (watch www.usajobs.gov), NIOSH will be advertising for a person to lead its translation research program.  Translation research is the current focus of the Training and Evaluation Branch (TREB).  The position is a GS-15 in the categories of epidemiology, social science research, and education research analysis.
The Chief, will direct the branch in conducting translation and intervention research.  Extensive research experience is required.  TREB uses diffusion of innovation theory, health communication models, adult learning theories, and other relevant methodologies to develop, implement, and evaluate translation research, workplace interventions, training programs, and information campaigns. 
Education Requirements: N/A
Deadline for Applications: N/A
Contact Info: Interested persons should contact EID Director, Paul A. Schulte, Ph.D., at PSchulte@cdc.gov or 513-533-8481.




Fellow/PostDoc/Research Associate Positions

Date Posted: September 14, 2016
Job Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Organization: Harvard Education and Research Center (ERC) for Occupational Health and Safety
Geographic Location: Hopkinton, MA and Boston, MA
Brief Job Description: Liberty Mutual and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health offer a 2- year joint postdoctoral fellowship in injury and/or disability research. Post-doctoral researchers conduct ergonomics, safety, injury epidemiology, or disability and return to work research in close collaboration with injury research scientists at the at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety (LMRIS) in Hopkinton, MA and with the Harvard ERC faculty in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Duties include data collection and analysis, publishing in the peer-reviewed literature, participating in seminars and work groups, and collaborating on research grant applications
Education Requirements : Doctoral degree in epidemiology, safety research, ergonomics, behavioral science, medicine, or a related field.
Deadline for Applications: November 15, 2016
Contact Info:
For details and instructions for application see posting at: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/erc/post-doctoral-position-opening/


Date Posted: September 14, 2016
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Organization: Washington University School of Medicine
Geographic Location: St. Louis, MO
Brief Job Description: Washington University School of Medicine and the Siteman Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, are seeking applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in health behavior and health disparities research, community-based research, cancer communication, epidemiology, or decision sciences. However, all applications will be considered.
Fellowships are for 2 years with a 3rd year available based on performance. Funding is possible through a T32 grant from the NCI.
Education Requirements : PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipine, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with interest in transitioning to public health research.
Deadline for Applications: Applications are considered on a rolling basis but consideration of applications for the 2017-2018 cohort officially begins February 1, 2017.
Contact Info:
To apply, go to http://publichealthsciences.wustl.edu/en/Education/Postdoctoral-Training, or send CV, cover letter, and list of references to: Graham A. Colditz, MD DrPH, Niess-Gain Professor, Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at colditzg@wustl.edu. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Aimee James (Training Director) at jamesai@wudosis.wustl.edu Full job posting can be downloaded from: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/WashingtonUniversitySOMpostdocsSeptember2016.pdf


Date Posted: February 9, 2016
Job Title: Associate Service Fellow
Organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC
Geographic Location: Cincinnati, OH
Brief Job Description: The Training Research and Evaluation Branch (TREB), Education and Information Division (EID) of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), designs programs to deliver NIOSH research findings and recommendations, evaluates their effectiveness to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, and promotes translation research across the Institute. TREB is accepting applications for a 2-year, Associate Service Fellow position in Cincinnati, Ohio. The primary role of the Fellow will be to support the Safe-Skilled-Ready Workforce Initiative, described at: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/safe-skilled-ready/.
Education Requirements : Master's or Doctoral degree in health behavior/health education, public health, or relevant social science discipline.
Deadline for Applications: February 29, 2016
Contact Info:
Technical questions and additional information about responsibilities and requirementsshould be directed to Dr. T. J. Lentz. Resumes should be sent to Dr. Lentz by February 29, 2016.
Thomas J. Lentz, Ph.D., MPH
Lead Health Scientist, Document Development Branch Chief
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1090 Tusculum Avenue, MS C-32
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226-1998
513-533-8260; 513-533-8230 – FAX; e-mail: TLentz@cdc.gov
Full job posting can be downloaded from: http://sohp-online.org/JobPostings/NIOSHAssociateServiceFellowFebruary2016.pdf




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