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Assistant Professor - User Experience / Design

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science (SLIS) Application Deadline: November 15, 2022

This Assistant Professor position focuses in user experience/human-computer interaction with expertise in design methodologies such as:

  • Participatory design, co-design, inclusive design, service design, usability testing, and other user-centered approaches

  • Critical design, speculative design, and other reflective approaches

  • Research through design

Candidates might apply these methodologies in the context of various design materials, interactive modalities, and application areas, including:

  • Collaborative technologies and social computing

  • Human-centered AI systems

  • Health and wellness

  • Education and learning

  • Visual and information design

We especially encourage applicants who employ user experience and design methods towards one or more of the following:

  • Furthering goals of democracy, equity, well-being, or sustainability

  • Fostering the inclusion and empowerment of marginalized populations

  • Investigating the potential of humans, machine learning, and AI

  • Exploring broader themes of values in design, digital civics, or design justice

We welcome candidates from diverse disciplines, including human-computer interaction, information studies, digital media, computer science, design, and more.


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