The Pennsylvania State University, College of Information Sciences and Technology

Position ID:PSU-College of Information Sciences and Technology-PROFESSOR [#15995, 93591]
Position Title: IST faculty position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Informatics
Human Computer Interaction
Human Centered Design
Appl Deadline:2020/03/15help popup (posted 2020/02/13, updated 2020/02/12, listed until 2020/03/15)
Position Description:    

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The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) ( at the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure faculty position as a Professor to begin summer 2020. This is part of a multi-year/multi-position expansion of our College. We are especially interested in individuals who apply interdisciplinary perspectives to either the design of interactive technologies or the study of sociocultural impacts of interactive technologies. Candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in residence and online, research, and contribute to the College’s service and outreach objectives. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or a terminal degree and must provide evidence of a substantial record of advanced research and leadership in their fields of specialization within human-computer interaction. All successful candidates must pass a background check. TO APPLY: Visit (only basic personal information is required, but not other information listed below). IN ADDITION, applicants must submit the following material to : (1) a cover letter, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) 3-5 page research statement, (4) a one-page teaching statement, (5) contact information of at least four professional references. Review of applications will begin on February 14, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquires about the position may be directed to The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with undergraduate enrollment of approximately 44,000 students and offering more than 150 programs of graduate study. The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make our lives better. University Park is located in State College, Pennsylvania, which is ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the United States by CQ Press, and the 8th best college town in the nation by Best College Reviews.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
E397 Westgate Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

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