Assistant Professor or Assistant Lecturer

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Assistant Professor or Assistant Lecturer
Interactive Media Studies
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Job ID: 6562
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Assistant Lecturer (non-tenure track) of User Experience.
The College of Creative Arts, one of the University's five academic divisions, includes five departments: Architecture/Interior Design, Art, Music, and Theater. IMS is an innovative degree-granting program driven by emerging interactive technologies and a cohort of collaborative faculty who build "horizontal" curriculum and research across campus. As a member of CCA and IMS, this position offers the opportunity to forge innovative partnerships. Located in Oxford, Ohio, within an hour of both Cincinnati and Dayton, Miami - among the nation's top public universities - is a selective, mid-sized public university that combines the academic and cultural benefits of a large university with the values of a small liberal arts college.
Duties/Physical Demands:
Teach courses in user experience, advise students and provide service to the university. Assistant Professor is also expected to maintain an active research and/or creative program.
Faculty in Interactive Media Studies are involved in interdisciplinary faculty research; facilitate graduate/undergraduate research projects; lead client-based projects; help lead co-curricular activities and student organizations. Interactive Media Studies also houses the Center for Research in user Experience (CRUX) that uses a wide range of technologies, including eye tracking, galvanic skin response and facial expression analysis to better understand how users interact with screen-based stimuli and images.
Minimum Qualifications:
Require: For appointment as Assistant Professor: PhD in any human-computer interaction field or MFA in design, user-experience or related field by date of appointment. For appointment as Assistant Lecturer require: Master's in any human-computer interaction field by date of appointment; documented extraordinary post-baccalaureate experience in human-computer interaction industry. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee or asylee.
Preferred Qualifications:
For the Assistant Professor position, consideration may be given to candidates with demonstrable experience in the human-computer interaction industry or teaching experience. For the Assistant Lecturer position, consideration may be given to candidates with teaching experience.
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For Inquiries for Posting, Contact:
Murali Paranandi
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Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy
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