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Job: Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology

Call for Applications

Assistant Professor In Ethics of Technology
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences Department
Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Reference number:  V39.5925
https://jobs.tue.nl/en/vacancy/assistant-professor-in-ethics-of-technology-956175.html

Applications due by October 2 and the position will remain open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Workplaces have increasingly become digital environments, in which we collaborate through and with digital systems and agents. This digitization of work raises many ethical questions. You will develop this research on these questions with partners inside and outside our research group, and contribute to teaching on this topic in TU/e’s existing and new courses in engineering ethics.

Research:

You will do research in ethics of technology, at the interface between fundamental philosophical issues and problems arising in the design, implementation, use and regulation of technology. A particular emphasis will lie on ethical aspects of digitization and robotization of work, in close collaboration with researchers in occupational and organizational psychology and other relevant disciplines, as well as industry partners in the Brainport region, e.g.,… read more. “Job: Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology”

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Job: Tenure-track Assistant Position in Video Game Narrative at University of Utah

[From the Gamesnetwork e-list. –Matthew]

Call for Applications

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Video Game Narrative
Department of English
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/139183

Application deadline: November 1, 2022

Hi,

My friends over in the English department have asked me to share this with you. The TL;DR is that they’re hiring someone specializing in video game narrative. I’m happy to chat with anyone curious about working/living in Utah and I can also say that the unit I’m in (Entertainment Arts & Engineering) does collaborate with the English department – and that this position would (ideally) strengthen those collaborations. While I cannot speak to any of the specific details of the job, I can put you in touch with the right people. So do reach out if you’re interested!

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The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Video Game Narrative, beginning July 1, 2023.… read more. “Job: Tenure-track Assistant Position in Video Game Narrative at University of Utah”

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Job: Open rank faculty position in Data Visualization at University of Maryland, College Park

Call for Applications

Open Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor of Data Visualization
College of Information Studies
University of Maryland, College Park
Position Number:  127667
https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/99435

“Best consideration date”: December 15, 2022

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (iSchool) (https://ischool.umd.edu/) invites applications for an open rank tenured or tenure track faculty position in the area of data visualization and visual analytics. The iSchool particularly seeks candidates whose scholarship and teaching interests are centered and focused on one or more of the following areas:

  • Data visualization;
  • Visual analytics;
  • Ubiquitous, immersive, and situated analytics; and
  • Human-computer interaction for visual data representations.

We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College’s existing strengths in human-data interaction, novel devices for visualization, personal health visualization, accessible visualization, and visualization systems. While these areas of expertise are of particular interest, candidates with expertise and interest in other relevant topics in the area of data visualization and visual analytics are encouraged to apply.… read more. “Job: Open rank faculty position in Data Visualization at University of Maryland, College Park”

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Job: Research Associate in VR/AR Technology at the University of Bath, UK

Call for Applications

Research Associate in VR/AR Technology
Department of Computer Science
University of Bath, UK
Fixed-term post, up to 30 months
https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CC9699R

Closing date: October 2, 2022

As part of the recently funded European Media and Immersion Lab (EMIL), the Department of Computer Science are looking for a highly motivated individual to conduct research in the area of VR/AR. The project aims to design exciting new VR/AR systems, focusing on systems that involve physical activity such as VR exercise games (“exergames”), explore their effects on users, and develop new technology that makes it easier to create such systems.

This research work will include the following activities:

  • Designing and developing novel VR/AR systems – the focus will be on systems that involve physical activity. The work will mainly involve developing the software for these systems, so good programming skills are required.
read more. “Job: Research Associate in VR/AR Technology at the University of Bath, UK”
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Job: Assistant Professor in Digital Media at Washington University in St Louis

Call for Applications

Assistant Professor in Digital Media
Program in Film & Media Studies, School of Arts & Sciences
Washington University in St Louis
St Louis, Missouri, USA
https://apply.interfolio.com/112971
University: https://wustl.edu
Program: https://fms.wustl.edu

For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply by October 14, 2022

DESCRIPTION

The Program in Film & Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications from scholars (and scholar-artists) of digital media to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Areas of research and creative interest might include: social media, video games, artificial intelligence, digital design, algorithmic culture, algorithmic bias, computational media, internet video/streaming, and more.

The Program is undertaking a strategic expansion into the study and design of digital media. The successful candidate will design and run a new Introduction to Digital Media course, the cornerstone of a new program offering.… read more. “Job: Assistant Professor in Digital Media at Washington University in St Louis”

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Job: Assistant Professor – Communication Technology at Ohio State University

Call for Applications

Assistant Professor – Communication Technology
School of Communication
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, United States (On-Site)
Job ID: 65398496
https://careers.icahdq.org/job/assistant-professor-communication-technology/65398496/

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a 9-month full time tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2023. The successful applicant will conduct communication technology-relevant research and teach courses in areas such as user experience (UX), human-computer interaction (HCI), usability testing and evaluation, video games, social media, and mobile communication. We welcome applicants whose research complements and builds on our areas of strength, which include communication technology and society; health communication and social influence; mass communication uses and effects; and/or political communication and public opinion. The ability to address undergraduate teaching needs in areas such as intro to communication, strategic communication, intercultural communication, and organizational communication, among others is a plus.… read more. “Job: Assistant Professor – Communication Technology at Ohio State University”

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Job: Fulbright in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway

[From the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) listserv]

Call for Applications

Fulbright in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway
https://fulbrightscholars.org/award/digital-culture

Application deadline: September 15, 2022

If you’re a US citizen who would be interested in spending the 2023/24 academic year in Europe, please consider applying for the Fulbright in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. It’s a teaching Fulbright, where you would spend about half your time teaching and the rest on your research.

We have a very active research environment in Digital Culture, with weekly research group meetings that usually gather around 12-20 researchers with a balance of senior and junior scholars. We emphasise inclusivity and really value having a collaborative environment where people actually talk about their research with each other. We have an ERC project on machine vision in everyday life (https://www.uib.no/en/machinevision), just got funding for a large project on Extending Digital Narratives (https://www.uib.no/en/hf/156496/millions-granted-humanities-researchread more. “Job: Fulbright in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway”

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Jobs: PhD and Postdoctoral positions in HCI and serious games at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

[This post contains calls for applications for two related positions at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences from our colleague Ilona Heldal; information that applies to both positions follows the separate calls. –Matthew]

Call for Applications:

PhD Research Fellow in Human-Computer Interaction with focus on Serious Games
Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematical Science
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Bergen, Norway
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/231163/phd-research-fellow-in-human-computer-interaction-with-focus-on-serious-games

Application deadline: September 21, 2022

Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, has a vacancy for a PhD position in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) with a focus on Serious Games for a period of 3 years.

The PhD research fellow will be part of the PhD programme in Computer Science: Software Engineering, Sensor Networks and Engineering Computing (https://ict.hvl.no). The research programme in Computer Science currently includes 20 professors and associate professors, more than 30 PhD and post-doctoral fellows, and more than 80 master’s students.… read more. “Jobs: PhD and Postdoctoral positions in HCI and serious games at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences”

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Job: Assistant/Associate Professor in Human-Computer Interaction for VR/AR/MR at Telecom Paris

Call for Applications

Assistant/Associate Professor in Human-Computer Interaction for Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality
Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris
https://diva.telecom-paristech.fr/jobs.html

Application deadline: October 3, 2022

Télécom Paris is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor in Human-Computer Interaction for Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality. It is open to all eligible candidates in HCI, Visualisation or related disciplines with an application to VR/AR/XR.

ABOUT TÉLÉCOM PARIS AND THE INSTITUT POLYTECHNIQUE DE PARIS

Télécom Paris is a founding school of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. It is the top-ranked French higher education and research institution in the fields of computer science, engineering and digital technology. It is located in the Paris area and is part of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, a top-50 ranked institution for Computer Science & Information Systems worldwide.

ABOUT THE RESEARCH GROUP

Research activities will be conducted in the DIVA (Design, Interaction, Visualisation & Applications) group of the Computer Science & Networking department.… read more. “Job: Assistant/Associate Professor in Human-Computer Interaction for VR/AR/MR at Telecom Paris”

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Job: Postdoctoral and PhD Positions in VR/AR at University of Augsburg, Germany

Call for Applications

Postdoctoral and PhD Positions in VR/AR
The Institute for Informatics
University of Augsburg
Germany

Application deadline: September 6, 2022

The Institute for Informatics at University of Augsburg in Germany is seeking for several highly motivated and qualified doctoral students and PostDocs (full time) to join the Lab for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. The starting date for the positions is flexible, but preferably during the autumn of 2022. The position will be for three years – with the possibility to extend it. Applicants should have a graduate degree (BSC, MA, MSC, Diplom, PhD) in Computer Science or a related discipline. Furthermore, they should have a strong background in at least one of the following areas: Interaction with VR/AR, VR/AR learning environments, virtual agents, multimodal behavior analysis and synthesis, or multimodal machine learning.

For candidates without doctoral degree, rapid achievement of such a degree is desired and will be definitely supported.… read more. “Job: Postdoctoral and PhD Positions in VR/AR at University of Augsburg, Germany”

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