Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Professor in Human Factors Psychology

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, OTHER

Wichita State University - Department of Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Wichita, KS US

Contact: C. Brendan Clark
Phone: 312-315-7454

Post Date: September 27, 2022
Job Starts: August 8, 2022

The Department of Psychology at Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship for the academic year beginning in August 2023. The successful candidate will become a core member of the Human Factors program at Wichita State, which is fully accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Specialty area is open but candidates must have training in Human Factors and an applied research program. Preference will be given to candidates whose research complements existing faculty emphasis areas, including but not limited to automation, augmented and virtual reality, transportation (e.g., surface, air, space, or water), robotics, neuroergonomics, health care/medical, aging, and sustainability. Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. in Psychology by fall 2023, a record of research productivity, an ability to attract external funding, the ability to interact collegially, a commitment to teaching both graduate students and undergraduates, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity. The department is research-oriented and expects faculty to seek external funding. Wichita State University is located in the state’s largest city and major industrial metropolitan area with a population of over 750,000. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and negotiable, and commensurate with qualifications. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy. All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU vision, mission, and values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts, and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population. Candidates must go on-line to apply for the position at for more information on the application process. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. C. Brendan Clark, Department Chair, at

Job Posting: Assistant_Professor_in_Human_Factors_Psychology_Fall_2022.pdf