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Assistant Professor of I/O Psychology Position: University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • 1.  Assistant Professor of I/O Psychology Position: University of Nebraska at Omaha

    Posted 10-17-2019 10:51

    The Psychology Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in I/O Psychology starting August 2020.  The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among the faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.


    Applications must have earned a doctorate (or anticipated prior to the start date) in I/O Psychology or related field, show evidence of and potential for scholarly productivity, as well as graduate and undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will teach graduate level I/O psychology courses (e.g.  job analysis and performance appraisal, as well as topical seminars in the area of expertise) with additional responsibility for teaching undergraduate courses (depending on department needs and candidate preferences); maintain a productive record of research and scholarship in area(s) of specialization; advise graduate and undergraduate students in research, course selection, and career preparation; and participate in service at the local, state, and national levels and to the profession. The I/O program emphasizes a scientist-practitioner model and is committed to training outstanding scientists-practitioners.


    UNO is a premier metropolitan university and has been designated a Doctoral Granting Research University by the Carnegie Foundation. Located in the heart of Omaha adjacent to city parks and thriving neighborhoods, the UNO campus has a growing student population with more than 15,000 students. New student housing, ongoing expansion and renovation of buildings, and strong NCAA Division I sports add to a rich campus life firmly rooted in strong university-community partnerships.


    Omaha is a dynamic and energetic city with more than 1.3 million people within a 60 minute drive. Among numerous rankings for outstanding livability, economic well-being, and the arts, the USNWR ranked Omaha as the 2nd most affordable place to live in 2017 and the 7th best city to raise a family in the U.S. In Omaha, excellent schools, numerous cultural events, outdoor activities, and an active riverfront and downtown area highlight the strong community spirit of this Midwest gem


    To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references who have been asked to send letters of recommendation electronically at  XXXXX. Required supplemental information (statements of research, statement of teaching) as well as optional supplemental information (past teaching evaluations (if available), copies of up to 3 papers – published, in press or under review, and a diversity and inclusion statement) should be sent directly to Roni Reiter-Palmon, Ph.D., I/O Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68182-0274, Phone: 402-554-6017, Fax: 402-554-2556, E-mail: Applications will be reviewed beginning XXXX, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about UNO's I/O Psychology program, please visit




    Roni Reiter-Palmon, Ph.D.

    Varner Professor of I-O Psychology

    Director, I-O Psychology Graduate Program

    Director of Innovation, Center for Collaboration Science

    ASH 347K

    Phone: 402-554-4810

    University of Nebraska at Omaha

    Editor, Palgrave studies in Creativity and Innovation on Organizations (book series)

    Associate Editor: European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology

    Roni Reiter-Palmon Web page




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