California State University, Long Beach, Psychology/Academic Affairs

Position ID:AssoProfHF-PSY-ASSTPROHF [#16342, 2620]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Human Factors
Starting Date:2021/08/20
Appl Deadline:2020/09/28 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2020/05/08, listed until 2020/09/28)
Position Description:    

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College of Liberal Arts
Department of Psychology 
Tenure-Track Position Opening 

Recruitment Number:                      2620 
Position:                                          Assistant Professor of Psychology (Human Factors) 
Effective Date:                                 August 17, 2021 (Fall Semester) 
Salary Range:                                  Commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Required Qualifications: 

•  Ph.D. in Human Factors Psychology or closely related field. 
•  Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2021. 
•  Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to Human Factors. 
•  Evidence of effective teaching at the college level. 
•  Potential or ability to develop and maintain an active program of research in any area of Human Factors.
    Scholarly productivity as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and professional presentations. 
•  Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. 

Preferred Qualifications:  

•   Scholarly productivity with a research emphasis in any area of human factors (e.g., medical, aviation,
    automotive, cyber security, human-computer interaction, accessibility).  
•   Potential for, or experience in, generating external grant funding and/or acquiring contract work for human
     factors projects. 
•   Excellence in teaching and mentoring student-centered research with a diverse student population. 
•   Ability to involve undergraduate and graduate students in faculty-directed research and funded human factors
•   Ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in independent research. 


•  Teach a variety of graduate level courses in support of the Masters of Science in Psychology: Human Factors
    Option and undergraduate level courses in support of the Psychology Bachelor’s degree. Required mode of
    instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.  
•  Develop new courses in specialty area. 
•  Establish an independent research program and engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to
•  Supervise students in research activities including undergraduate projects, Masters’ theses, and human factors
    projects in the Center for Usability in Design and Accessibility and/or Center for Human Factors in Advanced
    Aeronautics Technologies at CSULB. 
•  Participate in significant service to the department, college, university, and community. 

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:
How to Apply - Required Documentation:

•   An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in
    working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and
    guidelines, please visit: 
•   Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications 
•   CV (including current email address) 
•   Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree 
•   Three current signed and dated letters of recommendation (provided independently by letter writers via
     electronic submission) 
•   Two additional separate statements addressing: 1) Teaching philosophy and skills, including teaching portfolio
     (e.g., sample syllabi and teaching evaluation summaries); 2) Research interests and skills and a statement of
     current and future research plans 
•    A maximum of three reprints and/or preprints of published manuscripts with a detailed description of personal
     contributions to each publication 
•    Finalists will also be required to submit the following: 
     1) A signed SC-1 form and 
     2) An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available) 

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:
Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section. 

Requests for information should be addressed to:  

Human Factors Search Committee 
California State University, Long Beach 
Department of Psychology 
250 Bellflower Boulevard 
Long Beach, CA 90840-0901 

Please address all other inquiries to: 

Sheri Hale at Sheri.Hale@CSULB.EDU or (562) 985-5003 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:                 Review of applications to begin September 1, 2020. 
                                                          Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) 


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.  

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. 


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

An electronic request from the campus Office of Equity and Diversity requesting you to complete a Confidential Data Sheet seeking personal background information about you. I encourage you to respond immediately to this request after receipt as a low response rate could delay the selection process.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(562) 985-5003
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Psychology
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, PSY 100
Long Beach, CA 90814

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