Lecturer or Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Design & Corporate Communication
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 192187895
Lecturer or Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Design and Corporate Communication
Job Description Summary Bentley University invites applications for a faculty position in the areas of user experience, human-computer interaction (HCI), product design, or related fields (e.g., psychology, social psychology, cognitive science) to start in fall 2023. We seek a UX expert with strong ties to industry and expertise in user research or design. A lecturer would teach undergraduate and graduate UX courses and be involved in directing the MSHFID graduate program. Candidates may also apply to the position as tenure-track focusing on a combination of research, teaching, and service.
The reputation of our graduate program is grounded in educating leaders in user experience research and design. Central to our program's success is the strong connections it has forged with leading technology groups throughout the United States and internationally. We support that network with programs on our main campus, San Francisco and online. Further reinforcing this reputation is our well-known User Experience Center, a research and consulting group contracting with tech organizations around the world. Finally, most of our classes have research and design problems sponsored by startups, non-profit organizations, and large tech companies. Being part of a business university, our graduate program has a strong focus on the strategic role of the user experience in the competitive positioning of products in the marketplace and fostering continuous product innovation.
Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching, scholarship, and service excellence are expected and valued.
Bentley University is an AACSB accredited business university located 11 miles outside of Boston. Bentley leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents. We strive to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
A minimum of an M.Sc. is required for a lecturer and a Ph.D. for tenure-track. Candidates must have evidence of research ability and experience with teaching.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter at https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty/job/Bentley-Campus/Lecturer-or-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor---Information-Design-and-Corporate-Communication_R0003012 . Applicants should also include a diversity statement. The diversity statement should be one-to-two pages and speak to your experience with diversity (i.e., gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious or other backgrounds) and/or inclusion (all members of an organization are valued, respected, and have influence) and how it relates to your research, teaching or service. Bentley University recognizes that your individual exposure to diversity is a function of your background. We value those from relatively homogenous cultural contexts as well as those from diverse cultural contexts, whether in the U.S. or internationally, where diversity may take on different forms.
Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our UX community at Bentley by visiting https://admissions.bentley.edu/graduate/masters-in-human-factors.
Application review begins September 15, 2022 and is open until filled. The appointment begins July 1st, 2023.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.