Tenure-track assistant professor opening

The Department of Psychology at New Mexico State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Engineering Psychology/Human Factors starting in Fall 2018.

NMSU is home to the nation’s oldest Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site and is the only land-grant university that is classified as both a Carnegie Higher Research Activity Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. We are looking for a candidate whose research interests are in Human Factors, Engineering Psychology, Applied Cognition, or Information Science. We are especially interested in candidates with a background in the human factors of unmanned/autonomous systems, healthcare human factors, HCI, HSI, risk assessment, or other applications of cognitive psychology. Candidates who can demonstrate a record of applying for external funding whose program of research will make a significant impact in their specialty area.

Candidates who can demonstrate clear connections to extant faculty research lines or the potential for creative transdisciplinary collaboration within and across departments are preferred. The successful applicant will have demonstrated the capability and a desire to mentor MA and PhD students and to teach graduate/undergraduate courses in engineering psychology, applied/cognitive psychology, statistics, and/or research methods. A Ph.D. in Psychology (or closely related field) with an emphasis in engineering psychology, human factors, or applied cognition, is required in-hand by the hire date. The application deadline is October 6, 2017. Please submit a current curriculum vitae, letters describing research and teaching experience and interests, relevant publication reprints/preprints, unofficial transcripts of the highest degree earned (or in-progress), and three letters of recommendation via http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/28976. New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of applicable credentials, criminal and other background information.