Florida Institute of Technology

HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN INSTITUTE

Job Opportunities

Faculty Position in Human-Computer Interaction

Florida Institute of Technology (www.fit.edu)

School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Arts

School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Arts at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, invites applications for a full time assistant or associate professor position in human-computer interaction, to begin January 2016. The school strives to provide excellent research, teaching and service to the university community and to the world in human-centered design, cognitive engineering and human-systems integration. Areas of research expertise within the school include advanced interaction media, creativity, design thinking, modeling and simulation, complexity analysis, industrial design, organization design and management, life-critical systems. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in human-computer interaction or related areas. Of particular interest are candidates having an outstanding research record, demonstrated interest/experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervising graduate students. Experience beyond Ph.D. is preferred.

Our school was recently created as an extension of the Human-Centered Design Institute. It gathers several domains of expertise including aeronautics, space, nuclear engineering, medicine, automotive, education and culture. Our proximity to NASA Kennedy Space Center and our location on the Space Coast offer a great environment for hard work and fun! Our school contributes to the education and training of socio-technical leaders of the 21st century. It combines strong theoretical knowledge and proactive hands-on endeavors. Graduate students are involved in research and innovation projects and are strongly encouraged to publish. We also welcome students from the other colleges to our transversal design platform.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of interest and research achievements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:


Dr. Guy A. Boy, University Professor and Dean
School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Arts
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL 32901 USA
gboy@fit.edu

Applications should reach the department no later than November 30, 2016. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Boy (gboy@fit.edu). For additional information, please visit our website at http://research.fit.edu/hcdi/.

Florida Institute of Technology is committed to employment equity.

Faculty Position in Modeling and Simulation

Florida Institute of Technology (www.fit.edu)

School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Arts

School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Arts at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, invites applications for a full time assistant or assosicate professor position in modeling and simulation and connected disciplines such as computer-aided design and virtual engineering, to begin January 2016. The school strives to provide excellent research, teaching and service to the university community and to the world in human-centered design, cognitive engineering and human-systems integration. Areas of research expertise within the school include advanced interaction media, creativity, design thinking, modeling and simulation, complexity analysis, industrial design, organization design and management, life-critical systems. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in human-computer interaction or related areas. Of particular interest are candidates having an outstanding research record, demonstrated interest/experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervising graduate students. Experience beyond Ph.D. is preferred.

Our school was recently created as an extension of the Human-Centered Design Institute. It gathers several domains of expertise including aeronautics, space, nuclear engineering, medicine, automotive, education and culture. Our proximity to NASA Kennedy Space Center and our location on the Space Coast offer a great environment for hard work and fun! Our school contributes to the education and training of socio-technical leaders of the 21st century. It combines strong theoretical knowledge and proactive hands-on endeavors. Graduate students are involved in research and innovation projects and are strongly encouraged to publish. We also welcome students from the other colleges to our transversal design platform.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of interest and research achievements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:


Dr. Guy A. Boy, University Professor and Dean
School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Arts
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL 32901 USA
gboy@fit.edu

Applications should reach the department no later than November 30, 2016. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Boy (gboy@fit.edu). For additional information, please visit our website at http://research.fit.edu/hcdi/.

Florida Institute of Technology is committed to employment equity.