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Tammie Dudley <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 15:55:31 -0500
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*Human Computer Interaction*
*Assistant or Associate Professor *
Iowa State University invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track 
faculty position to enhance its growing academic and research program in 
the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) beginning in August 2011. 
HCI at ISU is an interdepartmental graduate program that has experienced 
substantial expansion during its seven-year existence, with over 140 
graduate students and 70 faculty members across all colleges. It 
provides an ideal environment for interdisciplinary collaboration with 
leaders in the field. To complement the existing strengths of the 
program, candidates with a demonstrated interest and background in HCI, 
including interface and interaction design, industrial design, 
usability, learning sciences, behavioral science, social media, or 
research methods in HCI are encouraged to apply. The research component 
will build on interdisciplinary work already under way in the program 
and at Iowa State University’s Virtual Reality Applications Center.
Position responsibilities include leading and implementing research 
projects in HCI-related fields, seeking external funding, teaching 
graduate courses on-campus and online, and advising Masters and Ph.D. 
level students. Attractive start-up packages are available. The tenured 
or tenure-track appointment will be made in one of the academic 
departments participating in the HCI graduate program. Applicants 
seeking appointment in the academic units of _Graphic Design_ 
<>, _Industrial 
Design_ <>, 
_Computer Science_ <>, _Engineering_ 
<>, _Psychology_ 
<>, _Statistics_ 
<>, _Journalism & Mass Communication_ 
or _Management Information Sciences_ <> 
are particularly encouraged to apply.
Iowa State University, one of the nation’s leading land-grant 
institutions, is located in Ames, Iowa. Ames is known for its 
top-quality education from kindergarten to graduate school and has been 
ranked within the top 20 places to live in America by several 
publications. Ames is located 30 miles north of Des Moines and is 3-4 
hours from Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City. See 
_ and 
for more information on Ames, Iowa.
*Required Qualifications:* For the rank of Assistant Professor, the 
successful candidate will possess (a) an earned doctorate in HCI or a 
terminal degree appropriate to their discipline in an HCI-related area, 
(b) a record of, or potential for, interdisciplinary scholarly research 
and acquisition of external funding in an HCI-related field, and (c) 
demonstrated teaching experience. Additional requirements for 
appointment at a higher rank include an established record of scholarly 
publications, external funding appropriate for a research-intensive 
university, record of professional service, and evidence of leadership 
or national visibility within the field.
*Preferred Qualifications:* Publication record with ACM SIGCHI or 
equivalent HCI venues; experience designing and teaching online courses; 
experience working with diverse populations; demonstrated 
interdisciplinary leadership.
*Salary: *Commensurate with qualifications.* *
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the 
university’s verification of credentials and other information required 
by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the 
completion of a background check.
*To Apply:* All application materials must be submitted electronically 
at _ Once on the website, search by 
Vacancy ID # 100704 and apply by clicking on “Apply for this Vacancy”. 
Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

   1. A letter of application addressing your qualifications for this
   2. A complete curriculum vitae,
   3. A scholarly manuscript (published, presented, or submitted)
      (please attach as “Other Documents”) and
   4. Contact information (include name, mailing address, phone number
      and e-mail) for three references.

Further information can be found at _http://www.hci.iastate.edu_ 
Questions can be addressed to James Oliver, the Chair of the Search 
Committee, at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> .
*Application Deadline:* Review of applications will begin on December 
15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.