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Faculty, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science seeks candidates for several tenure-track faculty appointments to begin in Fall 2018.

We enthusiastically encourage applicants across ALL areas, fields, and disciplines related to human-computer interaction (HCI) to apply.

Successful candidates should have an outstanding track record in research, strong academic credentials, a history of or interest in interdisciplinary research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a terminal graduate degree appropriate to their discipline. We especially encourage applications from candidates with a demonstrated commitment to studying and/or mentoring underrepresented groups such as women, minorities, people with disabilities, and people of lower socioeconomic status. We will consider candidates at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.



The HCI Institute is an academic department with more than twenty faculty members who come from a range of different disciplines including computer science, cognitive psychology, social psychology, design, and games. Research interests include Education Learning Sciences and Technologies, Interaction Techniques, Social Computing, Crowdsourcing, Usable Privacy and Security, End-user Programming, Research through Design, Service Design, Internet of Things, 3D printing and making, Artificial Intelligence, and Accessibility. These topics form a variety of interdisciplinary collaborations both within the department and across the university. The HCI Institute has a PhD program, several master's programs, and an undergraduate major and minor.

The School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon is home to seven departments and over 200 tenure-track, research, and teaching faculty with expertise spanning traditional computer science, human computer interaction, language technology, machine learning, computational biology, software engineering, and robotics. The SCS offers a highly collaborative and uniquely interdisciplinary research environment that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in both teaching and research.



We will begin reviewing applications on December 15, 2017 and continue to accept applications until all positions are filled.

Please apply via the CMU School of Computer Science online application here:

Our application process will ask you for: 1) a cover letter, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement (required for tenure and teaching track positions. optional for research and systems track positions), 4) a research statement (required for research, tenure, and systems track positions. optional for teaching track positions), 5) the names and email addresses of three or more individuals who have been asked to provide letters of reference,  6) copies of 3 representative papers, and 7) a broader impact statement

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