Come work with us. We are always looking for creative, highly-motivated people to join our growing team at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

Current HCII Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

Our current vacancies for HCII faculty, staff and postdocs are listed below. Click the job title to learn more and apply online for consideration.

Software Engineer - School of Computer Science - HCII

The PLUS - Personalized Learning Squared project, run by the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University aims to double the rate of math learning in middle school students, particularly those who have been historically underserved. This project is operated in collaboration with Carnegie Learning and Stanford University and is led by Principal Investigator Prof. Ken Koedinger and Shiv Gupta.  We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the team!

Program Manager - School of Computer Science - HCII

The PLUS - Personalized Learning Squared project, run by the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, aims to double the rate of math learning in middle school students, particularly those who have been historically underserved. This project is operated in collaboration with Carnegie Learning and Stanford University and is led by Principal Investigator Prof. Ken Koedinger and Shiv Gupta. We are looking for a Program Manager to join the team! 

Research Administrator

We are seeking to hire a Research Administrator to join our team! In this role, you will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of sponsored research and internal accounts awarded to faculty members within the department. You will support the operations of the department, primarily in the areas of finance and accounting, and will serve as a resource and advisor to faculty and staff on matters of policy and administration. For a full job description and to apply online, visit the Workday link below.

Academic Coordinator

The HCI Institute is looking for an Academic Coordinator to join the team! This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by managing classes and other academic requirements across multiple academic programs within the HCII. Your core responsibilities will include:

Adjunct-MHCI Capstone

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach the Master of Human-Computer Interaction (MHCI) Capstone project. Adjuncts are paired with another Capstone faculty member to guide three Capstone project teams through the spring and summer semester from January, 2023 to August, 2023. During the spring semester adjuncts meet their respective Capstone project teams on Friday mornings from 8:00am to 11:30am and attend a Capstone faculty meeting from 11:30am to 1pm.

Adjunct-Interaction Design Studio Overview

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach the course Interaction Design Overview (IxDO). Adjunct faculty attend class in-person two days per week and arrive at least 15 minutes before class starts to prep with their co-teacher, a full-time faculty member who is experienced delivering the class. During class adjunct faculty lecture, facilitate discussion and critique, demonstrate interaction design methods and guide students through team projects.

Adjunct-Service Design

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach the Service Design course. Adjunct faculty attend class in-person two days per week and arrive at least 15 minutes before class starts to prep with their co-teacher, a full-time faculty member who is experienced delivering the class. During class adjunct faculty lecture, facilitate discussion and critique, demonstrate interaction design methods and guide students through team projects.

Adjunct-Interaction Design Studio 2

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach an Interaction Design Studio 2 course. Adjunct faculty lead classes two days per week. Activities include lecturing, leading discussions on assigned readings, facilitating critiques, leading design sprints, demonstrating design methods, and supporting students in their learning. Outside of class adjunct faculty coordinate with co-instructors, grade student projects, prepare assignments, read student discussions in Canvas and review lectures.

Adjunct Instructor-Digital Service Innovation

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach the Digital Service Innovation course. The adjunct will attend class two days per week where they participate in lectures, discuss readings and facilitate critiques. They will arrive about 20 minutes before class starts to confer with their co-teacher and meet for about 20 minutes after class to assess how class went, identify improvement opportunities and adjust plans for upcoming classes.

Adjunct-BHCI Capstone

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach the Bachelor of Human-Computer Interaction (BHCI) Capstone Project Course this coming Spring 2023 semester. This course is a single 12-unit course.

Postdoctoral Fellow

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon. The postdoc will contribute to an NSF-funded project that involve the design and evaluation of a tools that helps teachers reflect on their practice when based on analytics from AI-based tutoring software. These projects are led by Profs.

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science is searching for a postdoctoral fellow who will do research developing innovative assessments as part of a fellowship program to embed postdoctoral fellows in state education agencies funded by Schmidt Futures and the Walton Foundation. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically-oriented postdoc researcher to make an impact in exciting new research and contribute to innovation in the areas of educational data science, student modeling, and educational assessment.

Learning Sciences Postdoc

Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science department, Human Computer Interaction Institute is searching for a post-doctoral fellow who will do both research and technical work (i.e., programming) for two new National Science Foundation (NSF) grants. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically-oriented post-doc researcher to make an impact in exciting new research, in the areas of gender studies, digital learning games, and intelligent tutors.

Student Opportunities

If you are a student looking for a research position with the HCII, please visit our Independent Study or Summer Research Program web pages for more information about how to apply for those opportunities.
 

All SCS and CMU Opportunities

For general information about faculty openings with the CMU School of Computer Science, visit the SCS Faculty Hiring page.

To view all of CMU’s current staff openings, visit Careers @ Carnegie Mellon.