[Air-L] HCI position available iSchool, Univ. Arizona, in Tucson!

Catherine Brooks cbrooks4 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 30 11:14:07 PDT 2016

Arizona's School of Information - formally a new iSchool - is hiring in HCI this year and the search remains open! 

The University of Arizona and the School of Information seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with a strong record of research in human-computer interaction science to begin in mid August, 2016. We are seeking a candidate with a record of HCI research and are especially interested in candidates with experience in either web or game design, interactive systems, virtual/augmented reality platforms, display technologies, and related user research. Applicants with research foci on issues of design or analysis of gaming systems utilized across contexts such as health and education, or those that work on games involving astronomical or geographical data are of particular interest. Experience in academic leadership roles (e.g., program supervision, administrative duties within an academic unit) is preferred but not required for the position.
This position will include teaching responsibilities at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant will have ideally developed a strong track record of excellence in teaching and academic citizenry. Experience with interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary funded grant teams is desired.The School of Information is an academic department and a professional school in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona, the state’s only public land grant university. 
The School of Information aims to inspire interdisciplinary understanding, diverse interpretation, creation, and use of the emerging knowledge and information environments of the 21st century through innovative instruction and state-of-the-art technology. The School is a place for the interdisciplinary study of information, broadly conceived, and is focused on preparing students for living, thinking, and working in the digital age. The School of Information offers six degree programs and four graduate certificates. They are: PhD in Information, MS in Information, MA in Library and Information Science, a BA in Information Science and eSociety, a BS in Information Science and Technology and a BA in Information Science and Arts.

 Catherine F. Brooks, PhD, Assistant Professor of Information and CommunicationDirector, Center of Digital Society and Data Studies (CDSDS); Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Information, UAhttp://catherinefbrooks.faculty.arizona.edu/http://si.arizona.edu/
"If only Romeo and Juliet had had mobile phones, they might have lived happily ever after" (Wellman and Rainie).

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