The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce a teaching track faculty opening. The effective date of appointment is August 2021. Salary is dependent on education, industry experience, teaching experience, and other relevant qualifications.
The HCI Institute produces exceptional undergraduate, master, and PhD students who improve the state of the world through a systemic and humanistic application of innovative technology. We teach students preparing to become UX designers, UX researchers, HCI practitioners, Frontend developers, Learning science innovators, Human-centered data scientists, Product managers in the tech industry, and HCI researchers.
We seek candidates with an outstanding track record of industry experience and/or HCI teaching experience. Candidates need to be able to teach across our curriculum. We are particularly interested in people with strengths in technical prototyping, cross-platform app frameworks, user research methods, product/service assessment, and data-driven innovation. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to continuously learn emerging technologies such as those involving conversation, game engines, gesture recognition, analytics, automation and Internet of Things (IoT), as well as new user research and assessment methods tailored to these technologies. Candidates will teach project, methods, and seminar courses.
We especially encourage applications from candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with and/or mentoring under-represented students such as women, minorities, students with disabilities, and students from lower SES. We will consider candidates at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor levels.
Applications should include:
Resume or curriculum vitae
Optional portfolio showing HCI work
Names and email addresses of three or more individuals who have been asked to provide letters of reference.
The HCII will review applications as we receive them; however, the final deadline to receive materials is July 1, 2021 or until the position has been filled.
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Internal Number: 85987
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.