Jonas Lang

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Jonas W. B. Lang was born in Aachen, Germany. He received his psychology degree from the University of Mannheim and his PhD from RWTH Aachen University. He previously was a lecturer at Maastricht University. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium and a Distinguished Professor at the Business School of the University of Exeter.

Jonas currently serves as an incoming Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology and is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Personnel Psychology. He is also a former Associate Editor and current board member of Organizational Research Methods, and an editorial board member of Psychological Assessment, Human Performance, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, and Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie.

For his research, Jonas received the 2009-2010 innovation award from the work, organizational, and business division of the German psychology society, and the 2019 Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.