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Job: Associate Professor in Extended Reality and Visual Computing at NTNU

Tenure-track Associate Professor in Extended Reality (XR=VR/AR/MR) and Visual Computing
Department of Computer Science
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Gjøvik, Norway
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/179127/tenure-track-associate-professor-in-extended-reality-xrvr-ar-mr-and-visual-computing

Application deadline: January 15, 2020

We have a vacancy for a position as tenure-track Associate Professor in Extended Reality (XR=VR/AR/MR) and Visual Computing at the Department of Computer Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), workplace is at campus Gjøvik, Norway.

We are recruiting in the core area of Extended Reality XR (Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality), as part of the Visual Computing area of Computer Science and the core technology’s application related to simulation, training, and serious games within various fields.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • The associate professor is expected to play a leading role in research and research-based education related to the research field in close collaboration with existing staff at the department of computer science.
read more. “Job: Associate Professor in Extended Reality and Visual Computing at NTNU”
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Job: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of VR/AR at Rowan University

Full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Virtual/Augmented Reality

Department of Art
College of Communication & Creative Arts
Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, USA

Job no: 494246
https://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/494246/fulltime-10month-tenuretrack-assistantassociate-professor-of-virtualaugmented-reality

Advertised: November 19 2019
Applications close: ??

The Department of Art welcomes applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with commensurate experience to join the department September 1, 2020.

The Department of Art, with NASAD-accredited BFA and BA offerings, is seeking a visionary and engaged faculty to shape innovative educational and entrepreneurial opportunities in art and design with virtual/augmented reality. Candidates will be experienced in cross-media approaches exploring digital innovation within the scope of virtual/augmented reality but may have additional experience in moving images; video and animation; augmented reality and interactive screen surfaces; and design for learning; visual, sonic and interactive spatial installations; or design for intelligent environments.

The department seeks an energetic candidate who makes conceptual connections in the visual, social, and cultural environment.… read more. “Job: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of VR/AR at Rowan University”

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Job: Associate or Full Professorship at UC Santa Cruz in Serious/Applied Games

We’re hiring for a senior faculty member in Computational Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz to help us continue to define and grow the field. We value a wide range of research (technical, creative, critical) and seek a colleague with contributions to serious/applied games.

More information below and here:
https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF00784

It’s important to meet the next review date (Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020) if you want the committee to be sure to get your file. Also, I’m head of the search committee, so please feel free to reach out to me with questions.

Best,
Noah Wardrip-Fruin (nwf@soe.ucsc.edu)


University of California, Santa Cruz
Computational Media: Associate or Full Professor in Serious Games (Initial Review 1/07/20)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: November 8th, 2019

Next review date: Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.… read more. “Job: Associate or Full Professorship at UC Santa Cruz in Serious/Applied Games”

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Job: Post-doc at Illusioneering Lab at the University of Minnesota

Post-Doctoral Associate
The Illusioneering Lab at the University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA
Job ID: 334254 / Job Code: 9546
https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/334254

Open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science or a related field and strong record of high-quality research in virtual reality, 3D user interfaces, and/or human-computer interaction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep technical expertise in the areas of virtual reality and 3D user interfaces.
  • Prior experience developing applications using virtual reality hardware and software, including 3D game engines such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Strong scientific skills with regards to experimental design, conducting user studies, and analyzing results.

ABOUT THE JOB

The Illusioneering Lab at the University of Minnesota is hiring a postdoctoral researcher in virtual/augmented reality and human-computer interaction.  The Illusioneering Lab applies interdisciplinary theories from the cognitive and behavioral sciences to advance immersive technologies and create impactful mixed reality experiences.… read more. “Job: Post-doc at Illusioneering Lab at the University of Minnesota”

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Job: Assistant Professor in Digital Media at Georgia Institute of Technology

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Digital Media
The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applicants to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Digital Media with an emphasis on design and social justice, effective August 2020.

We seek a multidisciplinary practitioner and theorist who is pursuing research on digital technologies as they intersect with issues of equity and inclusion. The school’s commitment to social justice in research, education and community engagement is exemplified in existing areas of focus such as civic media; black media studies; and cultural studies of science, race, and gender.… read more. “Job: Assistant Professor in Digital Media at Georgia Institute of Technology”

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Jobs: Postdoc and other positions at Center for Immersive Experiences at Penn State U

Post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. and Masters, Developer, and Intern positions

Penn State’s Center for Immersive Experiences is seeking to fill positions at various academic levels. See below for details.

Post-doctoral research fellow

The Center for Immersive Experiences at The Pennsylvania State University (immersive.psu.edu), in collaboration with other units at Penn State (such as ChoroPhronesis, chorophronesis.psu.edu, and Teaching and Learning with Technology), is hiring two Post-Doctoral Researchers focusing on areas such as immersive analytics, immersive learning, immersive decision-making, or serious games. The postdocs will be working in vibrant multidisciplinary teams that are addressing a range of topics that see transformative changes due to the paradigm shifting nature of immersive technologies.… read more. “Jobs: Postdoc and other positions at Center for Immersive Experiences at Penn State U”

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Jobs: Research Fellows at Heriot-Watt University in Conversational AI/NLP and HRI

Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, Great Britain
Interaction Lab, Department of Computer Science

Research Associate / Research Fellow in Conversational AI and NLP
https://www.hw.ac.uk/about/work/jobs/job_SVJDMjQzMTY.htm

Research Associate / Research Fellow in Human-Robot Interaction
https://www.hw.ac.uk/about/work/jobs/job_SVJDMjQzMTU.htm

Application deadline: 15 November 2019

ABOUT HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY

Heriot-Watt University has five campuses: three in the UK (Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney), one in Dubai and one in Malaysia. The University offers a highly distinctive range of degree programmes in the specialist areas of science, engineering, design, business and languages.

With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for business and industry. We connect with industry at every level and develop programmes to match their needs – so employers get work-ready industry-fit graduates.

Heriot-Watt is also Scotland’s most international university, boasting the largest international student cohort.… read more. “Jobs: Research Fellows at Heriot-Watt University in Conversational AI/NLP and HRI”

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Job: Tenure-track faculty position in HCI at Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada)

Tenure-Track Position in Human-Computer Interaction
Queen’s University School of Computing
Kingston, Ontario
Canada
https://flux.cs.queensu.ca/employment/2019/09/12/tenure-track-position-in-human-computer-interaction-at-queens-school-of-computing/

Application deadline: October 31, 2019

The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2020. In the instance that an exceptional candidate is identified, a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered. Candidates with specialization in all areas of Human-Computer Interaction are encouraged to apply, including: interaction design, accessibility, playful interaction, user interface engineering, and novel interaction techniques including augmented and virtual reality, wearables, and bodily interaction.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence.… read more. “Job: Tenure-track faculty position in HCI at Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada)”

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Job: Assistant Professor in Games and Virtual Environments at Northeastern U.

Assistant Professor – Games and Virtual Environments
Northeastern University
College of Arts, Media and Design
Location: Boston Main Campus
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Job no: 501799
https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/501799/assistant-professor-games-and-virtual-environments

Applications received on or before October 31, 2019 will be guaranteed full review and consideration

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Department of Art+Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Games and Virtual Environments. We seek candidates with a national/ international record of excellence in research and/or creative practice in one or more areas including but not limited to: virtual reality, augmented reality, animation, art games, interactive art installations, generative design, psychology of play, serious games, interactive narrative, and digital storytelling. The ideal candidate should have a strong track record of interdisciplinary research and collaboration in their fields of practice and be able to work across fields and disciplines.… read more. “Job: Assistant Professor in Games and Virtual Environments at Northeastern U.”

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Jobs: 3 faculty positions in VR/AR at The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for three open rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) positions, starting in Fall 2020.

Application deadline: November 22, 2019 (search will continue until position is filled or search is closed)

The first position will be appointed in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and/or the Department of Computer Science, aligning with UTSA’s current expertise in immersive technology applications areas. Joint appointments are preferred. For this position, applications must be submitted through a web portal at https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/13855

The second position will be oriented to XR Human factors/Human Computer Interaction. Possible placements will be considered in the Departments of Psychology, Information Systems and Cyber Security, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Joint appointments are preferred. For this position, applications must be submitted through a web portal at https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/13903

The third position will be oriented to Education with XR and will be appointed in the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching.… read more. “Jobs: 3 faculty positions in VR/AR at The University of Texas at San Antonio”

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