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Information Science/Information Technology/HCI 2018-2019

Information Science/Information TechnologyEdit

KENT STATE UNIVERSITYEdit

We are hiring to fill an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the College of Communication and Information here at Kent State University. This is an open rank position with a joint appointment in the School of Digital Sciences. The tenure home for this position would be in one of the other schools in the college, depending on the successful candidate’s disciplinary background: the School of Communication Studies, the School of Journalism & Mass Communication, the School of Information, or the School of Visual Communication.

We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and expertise in at least one of the following areas: Web Programming / Development, Emerging Media, or Human Computer Interaction.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Full details are available on our job site at: http://jobslist.kent.edu/cw/en-us/job/495978/faculty-tenure-track9-mo <http://jobslist.kent.edu/cw/en-us/job/495978/faculty-tenure-track9-mo>

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI Edit

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Position:  Two tenure-track faculty positions
Application Deadline:  December 15, 2018

Link to Job ad: https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Assistant-Professor%2C-School-of-Information-Technology-OH-45201/517911900/

The School of Information Technology (SoIT) at the University of Cincinnati seeks to hire two tenure-track Assistant Professors in areas related to Information Technology including Software Applications, IT Infrastructure, Game Development, Cybersecurity, and Applied Machine Learning, to start in August 2019. Review of the applications will start as soon as applicants apply and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a Cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research agenda, a list of at least three references, and a self-reflection video on the School's strategic plan, CREATE (http://cech.uc.edu/it/it2019).  The video should be no more than five minutes. Applicants should include the URL to the video in their cover letter -- those that do not include a video will be asked to provide one before attending on-campus interviews.

Position Minimum Requirements:
An earned Ph.D. in Information Technology, Information Studies, or a related applied computing discipline is required prior to the effective date of appointment (ABD candidates will be considered; doctorate degree is required prior to effective date of appointment).


CARLETON UNIVERSITYEdit

Location: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Position:  Two tenure-track faculty positions
Application Deadline:  December 1, 2018

The official job ad is at http://scs.carleton.ca/security19 The School of Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The positions are in computer security, or closely related areas including usable security. The application deadline is December 1, 2018. The School of Computer Science has 33 full-time faculty members and particular research strengths in bioinformatics, computational geometry, computer security, big data analytics, databases and information systems, graphics, HCI, high-performance computing, machine learning, networks and distributed computing. The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Master’s and Ph.D. level.  It also hosts an interdisciplinary Masters of HCI program. 



HCIEdit

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDAEdit

The University of Central Florida is hiring a Senior Faculty in Human-Computer Interaction to lead an interdisciplinary research cluster at the intersections of Disability, Aging, and Technology. Please share!

    • Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15th.**

Apply Here: https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/54377

The Disability, Aging, and Technology (DAT) cluster is a partnership between six colleges: the College of Health Professions and Sciences, the College of Nursing, the College of Sciences, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, the College of Medicine, and the Nanoscience Technology Center at UCF. The DAT cluster seeks transdisciplinary engagement in research and education to link health and wellness interventions with technology applications so that effective and feasible health, behavioral, and assistive technologies can be used with diverse populations. Please visit our website to learn more about the cluster and the departments involved: https://www.ucf.edu/faculty/cluster/disability-aging-technology/.

This is an interdisciplinary position that will be expected to strengthen both the cluster and a chosen tenure home department and may include a combination of joint appointments. For this position, the anticipated tenure home is either the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences or the Department of Psychology in the College of Sciences. (See https://www.ucf.edu/faculty/cluster/disability-aging-technology/ for a complete list of all the units involved.) Both individual and interdisciplinary infrastructure and startup support will be provided with this new position. The position will carry a rank commensurate with the candidate’s prior experience and record.

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse student body of more than 66,000 students and has grown substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando. UCF is an economic engine, attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. UCF’s Orlando location also puts it at the center of the Florida High Tech Corridor. The corridor has an excellent industrial base that includes software, defense, space, simulation and training, and a world-renowned entertainment industry. Adjacent to UCF is a thriving research park that conducts over $2 billion in funded research, hosting more than 100 high-technology companies and UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. The Central Florida area is designated by the State of Florida as the Center of Excellence in Modeling and Simulation. UCF also has an accredited medical school which was established in 2006 and is a neighbor to the Orlando VA Medical Center and to large corporations such as Disney, Harris Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, and many others. Great weather, easy access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the nation, and one of the world’s best airports are just a few features that make Orlando an ideal location. We encourage you to learn more about UCF at http://www.ucf.edu/faculty.


KOCHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGYEdit

The Center for Human-Engaged Computing (CHEC) at Kochi University of Technology is recruiting one Research Associate (Post-doctoral Researcher). CHEC (http://xrenlab.com) which is directed by Prof. Xiangshi Ren (http://xiangshiren.com) is one of the world’s leading HCI labs with a variety of research interests and is active in the world-wide HCI community. HEC-related studies are concerned with the development of synergized interaction between humans and computers with a particular focus on innate human potential and human well-being. Currently, we focus on the study of engagement, aging issues, and computational aesthetics. 

We are seeking outstanding candidates with the relevant background in Human-Computer Interaction, Computational Modeling, Data Sciences, Cognitive Science, or Machine Learning.

A strong interest in applying computational methods to human-computer interaction is required (e.g., human behavior modeling, computational user interface design). Technical experiences in areas such as inverse modeling, deep learning, generative models, and reinforcement learning would be very useful. Applicants should have excellent programming skills (e.g., Python)., and a solid history of publications at top conferences such as CHI, UIST or the top-tier conference in applicants’ fields.

The applicant will also assist in the supervision of a research team of mutually supportive Ph.D., MSc, and BS. students in various projects 

The applicant may be required to support the center’s director in managing some administration work.

Fluent English writing and presentation skills are essential.

SALARY AND CONTRACT TERMS

The expected starting annual compensation for postdocs is 4,200,000 JPY (around 300,000 JPY per month), accommodation allowance 300,000 JPY/year, and the applicant will receive a research budget of 500,000 JPY/year. The contract includes occupational social Insurance. The employment period will be three years with no extension, and a mid-term evaluation will be conducted after the second year. 

APPLICATIONS

Apply by submitting

  • CV
  • A cover letter describing research background and interests
  • Representative publications from the past five years (at least 2 publications, in PDF form)
  • Contact information for two referees

Interested applicants should send the application by email to info@xrenlab.com. The interviews will begin after the application is received. This open position will be closed after an appropriate applicant is found.