Multiple Tenure-Track Positions in Human Centered Computing / Digital Everyware
Chair of IS, Professor Human Centered Computing / Digital Everyware
Located a short train ride from New York City and Silicon Alley, the Department of Information Systems, in the College of Computing Sciences, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks applications for multiple full-time, tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor / Department Chair), for Fall 2013. We are also seeking applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Information Systems / Professor of Human Centered Computing / Digital Everyware.
We seek candidates with excellent research and teaching abilities in Human Centered Computing (HCC) who are committed to actively engaging in interdisciplinary research. We encourage applications from any area of HCC including but not limited to: Social Computing, Digital Everyware/Ubicomp, CSCW, Assistive Technologies and Usable Privacy and Security. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in UXD, UX-Research, and the building and testing of innovative interactive systems, and grant funding.
Faculty and student entrepreneurship is encouraged and new hires will have the opportunity advise Ph.D. candidates and to work with start-ups housed in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center.
U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Guide to America's Best Colleges ranks NJIT among the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is the largest technical State University in the NY-NJ tri-state area and is undergoing rapid transformation. The university, located at University Heights Newark is at the center of large urban renewal project, and under the leadership of a newly appointed President and Provost. The College of Computing Sciences is current engaged in a Dean Search.
Information Systems hired four faculty in the past year as part of the university's continuing strategic growth and we are looking to significantly strengthen our efforts in HCC in the coming years. As such, we expect incoming HCC faculty to have a significant role in shaping the future of the department, college and university.
We benefit from our close proximity to midtown Manhattan (30 minutes by train) and the highly livable communities of northern New Jersey. The area has a high concentration of business and government organizations, with many opportunities for field research, collaboration and consulting.
Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Professor of Human Centered Computing / Digital Everyware position details:
We are searching for a new Chair of Information Systems, tenured Full (or Associate) Professor in Human Centered Computing, to take on a leadership role in shaping the future of the department, college and university. The Chair leads our research and academic community. We offer undergraduate, masters and PhD degrees (listed below).
- BS Business & IS, BS Human-Computer Interaction, BS Web & IS, BA IS
- MS IS, MS Business & IS, MS Emergency Mgmt & Business Continuity, MS Web Systems
- Concentrations in Human-Centered Computing and Data-Intensive Research