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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. 



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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.



Delft University of Technology, The NetherlandsEdit

Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Level: Doctorate (PhD)
Working hours: 38-40 hours weekly
Salary: 3545 - 6567 euros monthly (full-time basis)

Job description The assistant or associate professors we are looking for will strengthen the research on Explainable Artificial Intelligence in the field of human-agent collaboration and relates to the research portfolio of the Interactive Intelligence group. Their research contributes to the mission of Delft University of Technology: combining science, design and engineering in a socially responsible manner. They will supervise PhD and MSc students, acquire external funding, teach and develop new courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science, and undertake managerial tasks as required. They will actively collaborate with other research institutes, industry, NGOs or GOs.

Topics We aim to strengthen our research in Explainable Artificial Intelligence in the field of human-agent collaboration. Relevant topics of research include, but are not limited to, social robotics, conversational agents, affective computing, normative, reflective and strategic reasoning by applying Knowledge Representation techniques and/or Machine Learning. Candidates working on related challenges are also welcome to apply.

Faculty | Department | Research Group The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty's excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.

The department of Intelligent Systems (INSY) conceptualizes computer science methodologies to sense, abstract, learn, reason, elicitate and adapt data and their meaning in ways that respect human values in order to increase human effectiveness in well-being and social innovation. At the heart of the department is therefore the research and teaching in computer science theory, algorithms and solutions for information processing systems that support humans (e.g. robotics), new products (e.g. internet services), and science (e.g. biology)    

The positions are embedded in the Interactive Intelligence group that focuses on interaction between humans, agents, robots and other intelligent systems. We have a strong research track record on intelligent interactive agents that can learn, plan and reason under uncertainty and have the social skills to use and understand emotions and norms. These agents may serve as coach, decision support agent, or companion, and are used in a wide variety of applications including therapy, health, decision making, and entertainment. We contribute to the Delft Design for Values Institute, the Delft Robotics Institute, and the Delft Data Science Institute. 


Requirements We welcome applicants that have a clear vision on how their research fits with the aim of Explainable AI and the research in the interactive intelligence group, see topics. Candidates should have a PhD in Artificial Intelligence or related field, are active researchers with a multidisciplinary mindset, and are enthusiastic team players. Having experience in university level teaching and applying for research funding would be appreciated.  

Conditions of employment Candidates at the level of Assistant Professor are offered a tenure-track position.  At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Section leader, department leaders and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and the mid-term evaluation. If the performance and skills are evaluated positively at the end of the tenure track, you will be appointed in a permanent Assistant Professor position. 

TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff.  TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.

Information and application For information about this vacancy, you can contact Prof.dr.C.M. Jonker, email: c.m.jonker@tudelft.nl.

To apply, please e-mail  before January 7, 2019, a detailed CV that includes a list of publications, contact information of at least three scientists whom we can contact for letters of recommendation, and a research and teaching statement along with a letter of application to hr-eemcs@tudelft.nl

When applying please refer to vacancy number 2018-81.

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.

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