Assistant Professor – User Experience/Design

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Information and Library Science

Assistant Professor – User Experience/Design

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.