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Associate Professor Information Access/Hci/Social Computing

University of Massachusetts Amherst, College of Information and Computer Sciences (Cics)

Job Title: Associate Professor Information Access/Hci/Social Computing
Reference Code: 99124184
Job Location: Amherst , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-08-22
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate Professor Information Access/Hci/Social Computing

College of Information and Computer Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Associate Professor Information Access/HCI/Social Computing

The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor level in the broad area of information retrieval, digital libraries, human-computer interaction, or social computing.

Job Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area and should show evidence of exceptional research capability. Experience related to broader aspects of information science, human factors, or applied computing that will assist in the development of the new program preferred. Examples of specific research areas of interest for this position include information retrieval, web search, NLP, HCI, social computing, information visualization, human computation and crowdsourcing, game design, recommender systems, digital archiving and preservation, digital libraries, economics of information, digital media, digital humanities, and health informatics.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information for three references, using the submission link specific to the position.

UMass Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

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