Associate or Full Professor in Informatics (Director of Human Computer Interaction/design Program)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 14025
Department: IU Bloomington Informatics
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (https://luddy.indiana.edu/) at Indiana University (IU) in Bloomington, Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured Associate or Full Professor position in the Department of Informatics to begin on August 1, 2023 in the area of human computer interaction (HCI).
The Associate or Full Professor appointee will serve as the Director of our HCI/design (HCI/d) program (https://hcid.luddy.indiana.edu/), one of the most preeminent programs of its kind, with a nineteen-year history and an international reputation.
We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach and mentor students in any of the following areas (no order intended): Human Centered Computing, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) broadly defined, Ethnographic Methods in HCI, Design Oriented HCI, Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) or Sustainable HCI (SHCI), AI and HCI, Social Justice and HCI, UI/UX Design Strategy
We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.
The HCI/d Director duties will include both online and in person teaching, research, service, and mentorship of students at the undergraduate, M.S., and PhD levels as well as formulating and coordinating industry partnerships for teaching and learning. The HCI/d Director will be part of the HCI/d faculty and will participate in course, curriculum, and overall program design.
Applicants should have an established record of excellence in research and teaching, and a PhD in, Informatics, Computer Science, HCI, Design, or a related area.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Indiana University provides a comprehensive benefits program for full-time appointed employees. Coverage for core benefit plans, such as Basic Life Insurance and a base retirement plan are entirely paid by the University. For detailed benefit options please visit: https://hr.iu.edu/
Applications received before December 1, 2022 will be assured full consideration; however, the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates should review application requirements, become informed about IU, the Luddy School, and its many opportunities, and apply online at:
IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school, high-performance computing and networking facilities, and performing and fine arts. The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country. It's mission is to excel and lead in research, education, and outreach spanning, and integrating the breadth of computing, IT and modern engineering. It includes over 140 faculty and 2700 students. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.
Departments in Luddy School include Computer Science, Information and Library Science, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems Engineering. The Informatics program has almost 1,000 undergraduate majors and is one of the most popular and successful undergraduate programs on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Graduate programs in Informatics include 105 PhD students, 10 masters of Informatics students, and 112 masters of HCI/d students. We have 48 Informatics Department faculty with backgrounds in disciplines as diverse as physics, sociology, psychology, linguistics, history, design, and computer science.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate's eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.