Academic Jobs Wiki

Page for academic job postings in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Social Media/Computing/Technology, and related departments or fields. These postings should be for positions that begin during the academic year 2016-2017 (or Summer 2016).

Last year's page: Library and Information Studies 2014-2015

Other relevant listings: Communication and Media Studies 2015-2016, Information and Library Sciences 2015-2016New Media and Digital Humanities 2016Computer Science 2015-2016

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HCI/CSCW Jobs for 2016-2017[]

Université de Sherbrooke (QC, Canada)[]

Bradley University (IL)[]

California State University, Channel Islands (Beautiful Southern California)[]

Cornell NYC Tech (NY)[]

  • Department of Computer Science
  • All levels, including tenured and tenure-track
  • Three connected connected "hubs": Connective Media, Healthier Life, and Built Environment
  • Appointment spans NYC and Ithaca, but "teaching and research will be based in New York City"
  • Deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Link to Ad:
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Cornell University (NY)[]

  • Department of Information Science (Ithaca Campus)
  • Tenure-track (all levels)
  • Any area relevant to info sci, including HCI, CSCW, etc.
  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Link to Ad:
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DePaul University (IL)[]

  • School of Design, College of Computing and Digital Media
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
  • Experience Design with related areas including HCI, graphic, web and interactive design, games, service and product design
  • Deadline: For priority consideration, application materials must be received by February 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
  • Link to Ad:
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Harvard University (MA)[]


Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)[]

  • IU School of Informatics and Computing, Indianapolis
  • Department of Human-Centered Computing
  • Multiple tenure-track faculty positions in Human-Centered Computing, with focus areas in Human-Computer Interaction and Informatics. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): accessibility, embodied interaction, interaction design, healthcare HCI, “big data” and visual analytics.
  • link to ad:
  • Deadline: January 1, 2016
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University of California, Berkeley (CA)[]

  • School of Information
  • Human-Centered Data Science
  • Some relevant topics of interest include but are not limited to: Interactive Data Visualization, Human-centered Database Systems, Ethical uses of Big Data, Collaborative Data Analysis, Data Wrangling, Learning at Scale, Social and Economic Network Analysis Crowd-sourced Data Systems, Human-centered Machine Learning Applications, Humanitarian Data: Tools and Applications
  • Applicants who complement their core expertise with qualitative, ethnographic, or design methods are encouraged to apply.
  • Link to Ad:
  • Deadline: December 14, 2015
  • List Updates Here:
    • Non-shortlisted applicants notified. (2/17)

University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)[]

University of Copenhagen (DK)[]

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
  • "We are looking for a researcher to strengthen and complement the research profile of the department's Human-Centred Computing Section. [...] research areas of special interest include requirements engineering; systems analysis and design; systems development methods; participatory design and user involvement; software architecture and software evolution; and security and reliability."
  • Deadline: 13 October 2015
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University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGE[]

  • College of Information and Computer Sciences
  • Tenure-Track
  • Data Science, or
  • Security and Privacy
  • HCI-oriented applicants will be considered, as long as they are publishing in CS venues.
  • Link to Ad:
  • Deadline: November 30, 2015
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    • Skype interview for Data Science position, 12/22
    • Campus visit for Data Science position, invited 1/21 (no previous Skype interview)

University of Melbourne (VIC)[]

University of Michigan (MI)[]

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (NE)[]

  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Assistant Professor
  • Open to any area, but "applicants whose research connects security or human centered computing to software engineering are particularly welcome"
  • Deadline: November 15
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University of Texas, Austin (TX) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGE[]

  • School of Information
  • Assistant Professor likely, though open to more senior hires
  • Archives, Knowledge, and Records Management; human-computer interaction and information retrieval; technology or design
  • Deadline: November 1
  • Link to Ad:
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    • Skype interview 12/15
    • Invited for campus visit 1/25

University of Toronto (ON)[]


  • Department of Computer Science
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
  • Interactive Computing (also available are positions in Cyber Security and in Data Analytics)
  • Potential focus areas: human-computer interaction, graphics, intelligent user interfaces, visualization, visual analytics, human interaction with big data, augmented reality, tangible interfaces, human-robot interaction, game design, creativity support, or computing in the arts and humanities
  • Deadline: November 20
  • Links to Ad:,
  • List Updates Here:
    • Skype interview