[SIGCIS-Members] Assistant Professor Position @ University of Washington, Seattle (January 15, 2019)

Daniela K Rosner dkrosner at uw.edu
Mon Dec 3 10:15:44 PST 2018

*Faculty Position Announcement. **Please share widely!*

*Assistant Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering*
(Tenure Track)

Review of applications will begin *January 15, 2019.*

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the
University of Washington seeks an individual dedicated to excellence in
teaching and research programs to join our dynamic interdisciplinary
intellectual community in 2019.

HCDE is a vibrant, welcoming, and engaged interdisciplinary community that
incorporates a range of intellectual traditions. We offer BS, MS, and PhD
degrees and serve as a founding contributor to three interdisciplinary
graduate degrees. Candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses
and will supervise doctoral students. The yearly teaching load is three
courses (one per quarter) plus supervision of for-credit directed research
groups. Teaching opportunities will be based on our current course
offerings and the individual’s areas of scholarly expertise. Successful
candidates will join a dynamic faculty conducting interdisciplinary
research in the design and engineering of sociotechnical systems broadly
defined. More information about our department can be found at

The successful candidate will be expected to expand on one or more emerging
areas within the department, including:

   1. *Design* (e.g., data visualization; design education;
   2. *Engineering* (e.g., data science; human-robot interaction; machine
   learning/artificial intelligence; augmented and virtual reality;
   infrastructure development)
   3. *Technology & Society* (e.g., policy and ethics in the designing of
   technologies such as those listed in 1 and 2 above).

Successful candidates will be expected to address the societal implications
of technology and think globally in their research. Successful candidates
will be expected to deal directly or indirectly with design, engineering,
and policy issues such as data use/misuse; social and environmental
justice; and equity and civic engagement.

Successful candidates are expected to develop substantial programs of
research including peer-reviewed publications and external funding.
Candidates should show evidence of strong promise in teaching as well as

All UW faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The College of
Engineering regularly sets visions for strategic research areas; current
areas can be found here:
https://www.engr.washington.edu/facresearch/strategicareas. Faculty members
also routinely collaborate with colleagues across campus and with
affiliates from the region’s noted high-tech industry. Seattle is a
culturally diverse urban center with growing racial, ethnic and immigrant
communities. It is also home to many prominent technology companies, along
with a robust startup and global health community. The University of
Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and encourages
applications from women and minority candidates.

Applicants for this Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position should be
recent or soon to graduate PhDs and must have earned a doctorate (or
foreign equivalent) by the date of appointment. This is a 9-month,
full-time appointment.

*Application Instructions*
Appointment begins in Autumn 2019. Review of applications will begin
January 15, 2019. To apply, send (1) a letter of application, (2) a current
c.v., (3) a statement of research and teaching goals, (4) a diversity
statement*, (5) up to three representative papers and (6) and contact
information for at least three people from whom we may request letters of

*Inquiries: *Stacia Green at greens6 at uw.edu or Dr. Daniela Rosner at
dkrosner at uw.edu.

Our department's social justice mission leads us to invest in recruiting
colleagues who in their scholarship, teaching, and service demonstrate
experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of culturally
diverse and oppressed populations. As a program with a core mission of
social justice and a deeply diverse student body, we seek candidates with a
demonstrated commitment to work with marginalized communities and with
students holding a range of worldviews. In accord with the University’s
expressed commitment to excellence and equity, contributions in scholarship
and research, teaching, and service that address diversity and equal
opportunity may be included among the professional and scholarly
qualifications for appointment and promotion.

*A Diversity Statement helps applicants reflect on how their approach to
teaching and/or service contributes to positive social change and supports
people who represent differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity,
religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin,
worldview, intellectual origin, ability, and other identities. We invite
you to reflect and describe your related experiences in teaching and
service and also where you stand to grow with regard to issues of
diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice, and your potential to mentor and
educate students who will serve diverse populations.

Daniela K. Rosner
@danielarosner <https://twitter.com/danielarosner>

My new book Critical Fabulations
out with MIT Press!
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