Assistant Professor of Human Computer Interaction
The Department of Computer Science at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor for the graduate program in Human Computer Interaction.
Posting Date: August 23, 2017
Review Date Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 2018
Description of Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Master's level courses focusing on software development and information systems; as well as related courses in the department's undergraduate programs, graduate seminar courses related to individual research specialization; conducting research and supervising student projects in HCI. The position also entails student advisement and recruitment, working with local industry to arrange projects and internships, and working with faculty in other departments who participate in the interdisciplinary HCI program.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science, or a closely related field by time of appointment; experience in the design and development of human computer interfaces, and a commitment to teaching in a diverse academic community
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated teaching ability at the graduate level.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references electronically to:
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Description of Department: The Computer Science Department is a highly progressive department with a vibrant and active faculty and students. Our department currently offers a Computer Science degree, an Information Science degree, and a Software Engineering degree. We also offer a Master’s of Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics and jointly offer a Master’s Program titled Human Computer Interaction (HCI) which has a significant Psychology component with emphasis on both human factors and software engineering. Recently, a number of new graduate programs have been created including a Professional Science Master’s in BHI, a Professional Science Master’s degree in HCI and graduate certificates in Integrated Health Systems and Health Information Technology. We also participate in offering interdisciplinary programs in Cognitive Science and Linguistics.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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