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Job: Faculty position in AI for (Geo) Spatial Data Science and eXtended Realities at Wageningen University & Research

Call for Applications

Assistant or Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence for (Geo) Spatial Data Science and eXtended Realities
Wageningen University & Research
Wageningen, Netherlands
https://www.wur.nl/en/research-results/chair-groups/environmental-sciences/laboratory-of-geo-information-science-and-remote-sensing/show-grs/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-artificial-intelligence-for-geo-spatial-data-science-and-extended-realities.htm

This vacancy will be listed up to and including November 5, 2022.

We are looking for

The chair group of geo- (spatial) information science, in collaboration with Wageningen Data Competence Center (WDCC), invites applications from talented and enthusiastic scientists and educators for the position of Assistant (UD) or Associate Professor (UHD) in Artificial Intelligence (AI). As part of a rapidly growing team, the candidate is expected to develop innovative scientific research and education at the interface of AI, spatial sciences, and eXtended realities.

Our group’s vision is to develop a strong combination of expertise in artificial intelligence and geo or spatial information science including advanced visualization (XR) to develop new research pathways addressing challenges and opportunities from both domains.… read more. “Job: Faculty position in AI for (Geo) Spatial Data Science and eXtended Realities at Wageningen University & Research”

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Job: Lecturer – Visual Communications (Interaction Design) at Farmingdale State College, NY

[From our colleague Yi-Fan Chen (cheny3@farmingdale.edu). –Matthew]

Call for Applications

Lecturer – Visual Communications (Interaction Design)
Department of Visual Communications
School of Business
Farmingdale State College (FSC)
Farmingdale, NY, USA
Ref. No.: 23-07
Position ID: 153340
https://farmingdale.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=153340&CNTRNO=1&TSTMP=1665485150349

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

ABOUT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE:

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York’s largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master’s in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program.… read more. “Job: Lecturer – Visual Communications (Interaction Design) at Farmingdale State College, NY”

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Job: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Human Computer Interaction at University of Glasgow

Call for Applications

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader (equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor) in Human Computer Interaction
University of Glasgow – College of Science & Engineering – School of Computing Science
Glasgow, Scotland
Reference: 093849
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CTF918/lecturer-senior-lecturer-reader-in-human-computer-interaction

Closing date: October 24, 2022

This position is full time and is offered on an open-ended basis.

The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK’s Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world’s great broad-based research-intensive universities.

We are looking for an outstanding researcher who can work with the Glasgow Interactive Systems Section (GIST) on Human Computer Interaction.

GIST provides an ideal ground for academic growth. It leads a Centre for Doctoral Training providing 50 PhD scholarships over five years (www.social-cdt.org). In addition, 4 of its members are in the list of the top 2% of researchers in the world (journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000384read more. “Job: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Human Computer Interaction at University of Glasgow”

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Job: Postdoctoral position in haptic user interfaces and displays at University of Bath, UK

Call for Applications

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow in haptic user interfaces and displays (fixed-term role)
Department of Computer Science
University of Bath
Bath, UK
Reference: CC9822
https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CC9822

Closing date: October 12, 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to conduct blue-skies research into the next generation of tangible, haptic display technology in the Department of Computer Science.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We seek applications from enthusiastic individuals who are strongly motivated to help push the boundaries of knowledge and technology in this research area. You will have experience in rapid hardware prototyping, and ideally the design and evaluation of interactive systems with end-users. You should have excellent communication skills, the ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams, show a high level of initiative, and have the ability to conduct all aspects of the research process.

You will

  • design, prototype, and evaluate novel display approaches that incorporate force-input and force-feedback
  • explore various technological approaches to integrate force into a display, develop and evaluate novel interaction techniques that exploit this new modality, and produce demonstrator applications.
read more. “Job: Postdoctoral position in haptic user interfaces and displays at University of Bath, UK”
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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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