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Assistant Professor

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Send recommendations letters to Dr. Rhonda K. Lewis,

Position Information

Position Details

Posting Number 17-00089-UP/FA Post
Position Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 998526
Full-Time/Part-Time? Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities

1. Teach two courses (Graduate and Undergraduate) appropriate to the department and the human factors program.
2. Conduct research appropriate to the human factors program.
3. Seek external funds appropriate to the human factors program.
4. Supervise graduate students who are in the human factors program.
5. Provide appropriate service to the department, college, and university.

Minimum Education
  • Ph.D. in Psychology
Minimum Experience
  • Must have Ph.D. in Human Factors or other related areas in experimental psychology.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  • Have a record of research productivity.
  • Have an ability to attract external funding.
  • Have the ability to interact collegially.
  • Have a commitment to teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses.
Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations


Additional Information
Location WSU Main Campus

Salary Information

Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate 65,000.00
Benefits Eligible? Yes

Position Description Information

Preferred Education
  • Ph.D. in Human Factors Psychology
Preferred Experience
  • Research experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred: human- computer interaction, aviation human factors, user experience/usability, medical human factors, and applied cognition.
Regular Hours of Work 40
Environmental Factors


Proposed Job Duties

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements - Physical Activity

Activity Walking
Frequency Daily
Activity Standing
Frequency Daily

Physical Requirements - Weight Activity

Activity (weight) Carrying
Frequency Daily

less than 20 lbs

Activity (weight) Lifting
Frequency Daily

less than 20 lbs

Other Physical Requirements

Other Physical Requirements
Explain Physical Job Requirements


Requisition Details



Posting date 04/19/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled? No
Proposed Start Date 08/13/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Send recommendations letters to Dr. Rhonda K. Lewis,

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents