Job: HCI position at University of Bristol

We are currently advertising for a lectureship in HCI at the University of Bristol (equivalent of assistant professor).

Applicants who can complement our existing research expertise in human-hardware interaction, novel interactive devices, tangible user interfaces and electronic interaction design are particularly welcome.

You will have substantial academic experience, an emerging international reputation and a proven track record for innovation and research leadership. A solid track record of collaboration with researchers and practitioners in the arts, humanities and social sciences would be welcome to complement our work across the University and the wider Bristol community in creative technologies.

The Bristol Interaction and Graphics research group (http://big.cs.bris.ac.uk/) have a deep commitment to interdisciplinary research, and in particular rethinking computing devices and designs drawing on ethnographic and experimental research.

The University of Bristol offers an excellent research environment for Human-Computer Interaction, as it gathers internationally acknowledged leaders in the field, with computer scientists collaborating with designers, social scientists and artists. Within the University and across the region, Bristol is home to an ecosystem of centres of excellence engaged in creative technologies and has one of the largest concentrations of creative and microelectronics industries in Europe.

You will help the group develop its emerging international reputation for research. The passion to impact on the world research stage and drive the field of Human-Computer Interaction in novel directions will be important. You will also be an enthusiastic lecturer and contribute to teaching our excellent postgraduate and undergraduate students in Computer Science.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Mike Fraser (email: Mike.Fraser@bristol.ac.uk) as Head of research group, Dr Neill Campbell (email: Neill.Campbell@bristol.ac.uk) as Head of Department or Professor Nishan Canagarajah as Head of School (email: Nishan.Canagarajah@bristol.ac.uk)

Closing date for applications: 27 Jun 2011
Anticipated start date: 01 Oct 2011

Further details are available at
http://www.bris.ac.uk/boris/jobs/feeds/ads?ID=96691

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