Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, User Experience

Waltham, MA
Jul 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Bentley University

Posting Details
Position Information

Info Design & Corp Communication

Job Description

Bentley University is seeking to fill a tenure-track professor with a specialization in HCI, product design, user experience, or related fields for a position to start in 2018. This individual would serve as a faculty member and researcher in Bentley's internationally renowned user experience graduate program.

The reputation of our graduate program is grounded in educating top performers in user experience research and design. Central to our students' success is the strong connections the program has forged with leading technology groups throughout the United States and internationally. We support that network with programs on our main campus, San Francisco and online. Further reinforcing this reputation is our well-known User Experience Center, a research and consulting group contracting with tech organizations around the world. Finally, most of our classes have research and design problems sponsored by major tech organizations. As a business university, our graduate program has a strong focus on the strategic role of the user experience in the competitive positioning of products in the marketplace and fostering continuous product innovation.

Bentley University is an AACSB and EQUIS accredited business university located 11 miles outside of Boston. Bentley leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our department by visiting http://www.bentley.edu/graduate/ms-programs/hfid.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have evidence of research ability and exceptional teaching. A PhD is required and industry experience is a plus.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, research statement and teaching statement. Candidates should indicate how their research interests and expertise could integrate with the department’s mission. Candidates can also include publications (optional) with their application materials. Names and contact information for three references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Documents Needed To Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of Research
    4. Teaching Philosophy
    Optional Documents
    1. Publications

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