The School of Information at Pratt Institute (iSchool) seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor to begin Fall 2019 who will support the teaching and research related to our Master of Science program in Information Experience Design. The prospective faculty member will teach courses such as Information Architecture and Interaction Design, Mobile UX, Visual Design, Advanced Design Research, and develop/revise courses as needed. The successful candidate's research and teaching will make connections to arts, culture and technology, which is part of the mission of the school.
Areas of Specialization (one or more of the following areas are sought):
Emotional Design and Affective Computing
Voice User Interfaces (VUI)
Designing for new interaction modalities and contexts (wearables, VR/AR, etc.)
Located on Pratt's Manhattan campus, the School of Information is committed to building diversity in our curriculum and among our faculty, students and staff and seek applicants who can contribute to meeting these goals.
Teach three 3-credit courses per semester (fall and spring), with the first year at a reduced load (2 courses per semester).
Develop new courses and revise existing courses in area of specialization through work with the School Curriculum Committee.
Develop and maintain a coherent research agenda that addresses current questions and issues in the field.
Within field of specialization, be an active researcher able to produce a sustained record of research and publication in peer-reviewed journals and present peer-reviewed papers at conferences on a regular basis.
Serve on faculty, School and Institute committees, participate in related school activities, and provide service to the profession.
Serve as an advisor to iSchool students.
Contribute to the life of the school.
An earned doctorate in Human/Computer Interaction (HCI), Information Science, Human-Centered Design, or a related field. Teaching experience at the college level is required.
SALARY and RANK are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements on research and teaching, and a list of names and contact information for three academic references via our internal application site.
Internal Number: 105003405
About Pratt Institute
The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. Pratt enrolls a diverse group of highly talented and dedicated students, challenging them to achieve their full potential.
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