Computer Science - Assistant Professor - Human Computer Interaction
SUNY Oswego - Oswego, NY

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Responsibilities include teaching experimental methods, human factors and interface design in the Master's level HCI programs, related courses in the department's undergraduate programs, as well as graduate seminar courses related to the applicant's individual research specialization, and conducting research 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.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in HCI, Computer Science, Psychology or a closely related field required at time of appointment. Applicants must have experience in the design and development of human computer interfaces and a commitment to teaching in a diverse academic community

Preferred Qualifications: Background in Human Computer Interaction. Demonstrated teaching ability at graduate level in the fields of experimental methods, human factors and interface design.

To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references electronically to

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Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

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 jointly offer a Master's Program titled Human Computer Interaction 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 which are aligned with the HCI program including a Professional Science Master's degree and graduate certificates in Integrated Health Systems and Health Information Technology. We also participate in offering interdisciplinary programs in Cognitive Science and Linguistics.

There are about two hundred students in these majors and another twenty in the minors offered by the department. The Computer Science Department contains a number of state-of-the-art laboratories; the Department runs its own servers and infrastructure. The laboratories are used for instruction, project work and personal space for student work. A separate laboratory is available specifically for the HCI programs; the HCI laboratory has three NAO robots, eye trackers, laptop computers and a suite of mobile devices for students to use in their own project work ( ).

Work continues on the $118 million development of the four-story, 150,000-gross-square-foot addition as the new home for the sciences and mathematics. The Science and Engineering Innovation Corridor remains on schedule for a fall 2013 opening, and the Department of Computer Science is due to move into its new home on the top floor next year.

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 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, 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 is evidenced by Quest , a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, 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 .

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office.

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