Engineering Psychology Faculty Position at Georgia Tech
The School of Psychology in the College of Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology announces a tenure-track professor position in the area of Engineering Psychology with a start date of August 2020. This position is open to any area of Engineering Psychology, but preference will be given to candidates who can complement or add to existing strengths within the program and department, including team cognition and team coordination, cognitive ergonomics, augmented cognition, healthcare, safety, aging, and human-technology interaction. We anticipate hiring one assistant professor, but exceptional applicants at higher ranks will also be considered. All candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in Psychology or a related field at the time of employment. Candidates should have a strong record of research productivity with the potential to build an externally-funded research program, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Our Engineering Psychology program emphasizes application-inspired foundational psychological science. Successful candidates will contribute to our mission of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Engineering Psychology and support our program in Human Factors (accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society). The Engineering Psychology program has strong connections to other Schools and programs at Georgia Tech (e.g., GVU Center, Institute for People and Technology) and in the Atlanta community, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Emory University Hospital. We also partner in the world-leading interdisciplinary GT Masters in Human-Computer Interaction.
The School of Psychology provides an excellent environment for research, teaching, and mentoring. Our School comprises faculty and graduate students who work in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, Engineering Psychology, Cognitive & Brain Sciences, and Cognitive Aging. The School of Psychology has exceptional research facilities, strongly supports collaborative research, and enjoys productive associations with other colleges and universities in the Atlanta community. We have the philosophy of providing faculty with what they need to succeed, including competitive salaries, impressive start up packages, talented graduate and undergraduate students, and the necessary administrative support. Georgia Tech is situated on an attractive campus in the heart of Atlanta, a large, vibrant, verdant city having great economic and cultural strengths. Additional information about our School can be found at www.psychology.gatech.edu.
Applications have the best opportunity for consideration if received by October 31, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative p/reprints, and 3 letters of recommendation should be sent through the online portal at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14915 .Submission of recent teaching evaluations is also encouraged if available. Confidential inquiries can be sent to Jamie Gorman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment, qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans. Candidates with skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.