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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Psychology in Org Behavior or Bio, Heal

Salve Regina University
Job Location:
Newport, Rhode Island

Company Description:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. 

Job Description:


The Department of Psychology at Salve Regina University invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor in Organizational Behavior Management / Industrial-Organizational or in Biological/Health/Sports Psychology to begin in Fall 2022. The successful candidate will primarily teach undergraduate courses in the BA in Psychology program. If a candidate has expertise in Organizational Behavior Management they may also have secondary responsibilities for teaching graduate ABA courses as needed. Candidates are required to be able to teach Introduction to Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods (a year- long research embedded course) and special topics in their areas of expertise. A teaching load commensurate with the other duties of the position is set at 7 courses per year.


Responsibilities include teaching, maintaining productive research and scholarship, advising undergraduate students; and participating in service at the university, local, and national levels.


  • Doctoral degree in Organizational Behavior Management or Industrial / Organizational Psychology or Doctoral Degree in Biological Psychology / health Psychology or a related field before the start date
  • Ability to teach to a diverse group of students
  • Evidence of potential for scholarly productivity

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Salve Regina University, as a comprehensive Mercy, Catholic University, welcomes people of all beliefs and encourages students to work for a world that is harmonious, just, and merciful. In your cover letter, please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, leadership, and service might serve to support the University's mission and its commitment to diversity, dialogue, and lifelong learning. Please also address your salary expectations for this position. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

The application window will remain open until the position is filled. The initial review will begin on December 1st. 

Letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Cody Morris at  Please contact Dr. Cody Morris at or 401-341-7285 with any questions.

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