Psychology (2620)

  • Long Beach
  • Long Beach, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

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 projects.
• 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. 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 publication.
• 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
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0901

Please address all other inquiries to: or (562) 985-5003


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.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Long Beach, California 90815 United States View Map