Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Design & Corporate Communication - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Bentley University is seeking to fill a tenure-track professor with a specialization in HCI and user experience for a position to start in Fall 2016. This individual would serve as a faculty member and researcher in Bentley's internationally renowned user experience graduate program.

The reputation of our graduate program is grounded in educating top performers in user experience research and design. Central to our students' success is the strong connections the program has forged with leading technology groups throughout the United States and internationally. We support that network with programs on our main campus, San Francisco and online. Further reinforcing this reputation is our well known User Experience Center; a research and consulting group contracting with tech organizations around the world. Similarly, in recent years we founded the User Experience Studio located in the heart of Boston's innovation district. The mission of the studio is to demonstrate the immediate value of UX research and design to the success of early-stage product organizations. Finally, most of our classes have research and design problems sponsored by major tech organizations. As a business university, our graduate program has a strong focus on the strategic role of the user experience in the competitive positioning of products in the marketplace and fostering continuous product innovation.

Candidates must have evidence of research ability and exceptional teaching. Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our department by visiting http://www.bentley.edu/graduate/ms-programs/hfid.  

Additional Description of Duties:

Bentley University is an AACSB and EQUIS accredited business university located 11 miles outside of Boston. Bentley leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents.  

Position Qualifications

Given the focus and reputation of this unique program, we are seeking candidates with a PhD in human computer interaction, human factors or other appropriate academic discipline with a strong focus in user experience research, product development, or design. Given our strong connections with the product design world, industry experience is highly desirable as are candidates with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should send a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statements addressing research and teaching interests. In the cover letter, candidates should indicate how their research interests could integrate with those of the department.

All candidates will be asked to submit contact information for 3 references, at least one of which should address teaching. Please note that references will only be contacted once the search committee has narrowed the candidate pool.

The December 1, 2015 best consideration date has been extended to June 1, 2016. However, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Information Design & Corp Communication
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Public Relations and Advertising
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Other Communications
  • Marketing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter