open lab job
The School of Computing is recruiting a Professor of Interaction Design to join the Open Lab academic group. Open Lab is an Interaction Design and Ubiquitous Computing research lab with a leading international reputation for cutting edge research in the human-centred design of digital technologies. They are at the forefront of research in the area of digital social innovation and currently host an EPSRC Digital Economy Research Centre (DERC) and Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Digital Civics.
The Professor of Interaction Design will join the Lab’s new Director (Prof David Kirk) to evolve and develop the lab into its next stage of life. We are looking for candidates with an international outlook who have a strong background in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or Ubiquitous Computing. Deep understanding of design theory as it pertains to interaction design is particularly welcome. We are also particularly interested in growing expertise within the lab in areas around Human-Data Interaction, collaborative technologies and sustainable HCI.
Interview Date: 05/03/2020
Informal enquires about the post can be made to Professor John Fitzgerald, Head of Newcastle University School of Computing at firstname.lastname@example.org and Professor David Kirk at David.Kirk@newcastle.ac.uk
Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.
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