The Department of Graphic Design Technology (GDT) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of graphics user experience, starting in August 2021. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank might be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the field of applications in user experience and/or optimal customer experience for commerce.
The hired faculty is expected to show commitment to teaching excellence. She/he is expected to teach Computer Graphics courses related to principles and processes of user experience across a variety of applications at the graduate and undergraduate level, develop courses and curricula, direct students in research, and provide service to the University and community. The ideal candidate will develop and maintain a vigorous research program in the field of graphics user experience, secure extramural funding, and direct the research activities of MS students in the Applied Science and Technology PhD program. Mentoring undergraduate research students is also expected. A candidate whose teaching and research efforts will promote the mission of the Graphic Design Technology Department and the strategic vision of the College of Science and Technology (COST) as well as the University is highly desired. Collaboration with colleagues from the sciences, mathematics, and other technology areas is expected.