Associate or Full Professor in Informatics (director of human computer interaction/design program)

Indiana University, Bloomington / Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Department of Informatics

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering ( at Indiana University (IU) in Bloomington, Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured Associate or Full Professor position in the Department of Informatics to begin on August 1, 2023 in the area of human computer interaction (HCI).

The Associate or Full Professor appointee will serve as the Director of our HCI/design (HCI/d) program (, one of the most preeminent programs of its kind, with a nineteen-year history and an international reputation.

We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach and mentor students in any of the following areas (no order intended):  Human Centered Computing, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) broadly defined, Ethnographic Methods in HCI, Design Oriented HCI, Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) or Sustainable HCI (SHCI), AI and HCI, Social Justice and HCI, UI/UX Design Strategy

We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.

The HCI/d Director duties will include both online and in person teaching, research, service, and mentorship of students at the undergraduate, M.S., and PhD levels as well as formulating and coordinating industry partnerships for teaching and learning.  The HCI/d Director will be part of the HCI/d faculty and will participate in course, curriculum, and overall program design.

Applicants should have an established record of excellence in research and teaching, and a PhD in, Informatics, Computer Science, HCI, Design, or a related area.

Applications received before December 1, 2022 will be assured full consideration; however, the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates should review application requirements, become informed about IU, the Luddy School, and its many opportunities, and apply online at:

Questions and confidential inquiries may be sent to Professors and Search Committee Co-Chairs Patrick C. Shih ( and Selma Sabanović (

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines.  The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis.  Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.