Professor (All Ranks) in AI-Human Collaboration

Arizona State University

Arizona State University
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Polytechnic School
Professor (All Ranks) in AI-Human Collaboration
Location:Arizona State University – Polytechnic Campus

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) seek applicants for multiple open rank tenure-track or tenured Human Systems Engineering (HSE) faculty positions in the area of human and artificial intelligence (AI) collaboration. Scholarship within human-AI collaboration might be applied to medical human factors, defense, user experience, learning engineering, aviation, training and education, or another relevant area. The HSE program combines engineering and psychology to design systems consistent with human strengths and limitations to make technology that works for humans. HSE faculty currently have expertise in applied cognition, education, human-technology interaction, and more. The program is housed within The Polytechnic School, which is home to a diverse group of human-centered programs. Learn more at We seek applicants who complement our strengths, while providing their own unique perspectives, to solve grand challenges as part of a community of experts.

Ideal candidates will contribute to our academic programs, promote transdisciplinary teaching and research, and help the University achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, valuing entrepreneurship, and conducting use-inspired research. Numerous affiliated centers are available for collaboration and support, such as the Center for Innovation in Healthy and Resilient Aging, the Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency for homeland security, the Center for Human, Artificial Intelligence, and Robot Teaming (CHART) in the Global Security Initiative (GSI), and the new Learning Engineering Institute (LEI). Faculty members in the Fulton Schools are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses in their respective Fulton Engineering School, advise both undergraduate and graduate student research and projects, and undertake service activities.

This search is part of ASU’s engagement with Arizona’s New Economy Initiative (NEI), a bold effort to ensure that Arizona leads the new economy that will rely on engineering, computing and technology to drive sustainable growth, resilience and opportunities for all. NEI investments in the Fulton Schools of Engineering will grow our world-class faculty to accelerate research outcomes and to broaden student access to our programs; support Science and Technology Centers to foster the growth of new economy industries; and expand experiential learning and workforce training opportunities.

Appointments will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2024.Although the tenure home may be in any of the Fulton Schools, the Polytechnic School is currently the most involved in the interest of this research.


Required Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in a Human Factors related discipline or a field closely related to the stated research and teaching focus of this position, by the time of appointment
• Evidence of excellence in research, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
• Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired Qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching
For associate and full professor candidates:
• Demonstrated record of securing external funding for research programs
• Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching that incorporates active learning

Application Instructions

Application deadline is November 20, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

• Cover Letter (two pages maximum)
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement describing research interests (two pages maximum)
• Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)
• Contact information for three references

The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to cultivating excellence, delivering innovation that matters, encouraging bold thinking, fostering a community of learning and collaboration and building a foundation for all to be successful. Applicants are encouraged to address how their past, current and future activities align with the ASU Charter and Fulton Schools of Engineering values in their application materials.

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Scotty Craig at

About ASU

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising five differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city, and more than 60,000 students online globally. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the world.

About the Fulton Schools of Engineering

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University is one of the largest and most comprehensive engineering colleges in the United States. Our students represent 135 countries, all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We create engineers and inspire innovation. We are agile, dynamic, and dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We offer the Fulton Difference, encapsulated by these principles:

• We focus on student success in the classroom and beyond
• We accelerate use-inspired research and entrepreneurial engagement
• Our faculty are dedicated to transformational research and engineering education
• We engage our stakeholders in industry and the community
• We make global impacts

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University seek creative and entrepreneurial faculty having backgrounds and interests aligned with our research themes and who have passion for educating and mentoring the next generation of engineers and high-tech workforce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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