Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Carnegie Mellon University, HCI Institute

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute in Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty appointment to begin in Fall 2022.

We enthusiastically encourage applicants across all fields, methodological backgrounds, and disciplines related to human-computer interaction (HCI) to apply. We welcome applications from candidates with research expertise in any area of HCI. 

We especially encourage applications from candidates with a demonstrated commitment to research on race, disability, class, gender, and their intersections in design and computing. This may include, but is not limited to, research on fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics; accessibility; environmental sustainability; social justice. 

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated track record in research, a history of or interest in interdisciplinary research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a commitment to local community and research community service. We will consider candidates at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.



The HCI Institute is an academic department with more than twenty faculty members who come from a range of different disciplines including computer science, cognitive psychology, social psychology, design, and games. Research interests include but are not limited to social computing, research through design, human-data interaction, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, service design, education and learning technologies, usable privacy and security, end-user programming, interaction techniques, accessibility, and 3D printing and making. These topics form a variety of interdisciplinary collaborations both within the department and across the university. The HCI Institute has a PhD program, several master’s programs, and an undergraduate major and minor.

The HCI Institute is part of the School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon. SCS is home to seven departments and over 200 tenure-track, research, and teaching faculty with expertise spanning traditional computer science, human computer interaction, language technology, machine learning, computational biology, software engineering, and robotics. The SCS offers a highly collaborative and uniquely interdisciplinary research environment that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in both teaching and research.

Carnegie Mellon considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any additional legally protected status. Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.



For more information and to apply online, visit the SCS Interfolio page: https://apply.interfolio.com/89827