[robotics-worldwide] Assistant Professor position in Info Vis / HCI at the University of Calgary

Ehud Sharlin ehud at cpsc.ucalgary.ca
Tue Sep 14 22:01:22 PDT 2010

Please see details below. We should add that there are currently three
professors in the department that work directly in HCI, with
specialities in Information Visualization, Human-Robot Interaction,
and Ubiquitous Computing. Our software engineering group also has
strong interests in HCI.

 If you want to find out more about this position from these profs,
contact them at:

-Saul Greenberg saul.greenberg at ucalgary.ca

-Sheelagh Carpendale sheelagh at ucalgary.ca

-Ehud Sharlin ehud at ucalgary.ca

 However, you should send your CV as directed below.

Assistant Professor Positions, Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, at the
University of Calgary is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure
track positions at the Assistant Professor level.

Applicants for professorial stream appointments are expected to
establish an extensive research agenda and to teach at the graduate
and undergraduate levels. Successful candidates will be expected to
actively supervise and recruit graduate students into their program.
Peer-reviewed external funding is normally expected to be sustained
throughout the appointment and industrial partnerships are strongly
encouraged if appropriate. Applicants must possess a doctorate in
Computer Science or related discipline at the time of appointment, and
have a strong research record. Successful applicants will be
enthusiastic about contributing to both teaching and research.

Applicants in the following areas are sought:

1. One candidate is sought in the area of Information
Visualization/Human Computer Interaction. The Department has expertise
in HCI, information visualization, and human-robot interactions. As
part of recent iCORE/NSERC industrial chair appointments, we have the
opportunity to expand in this area. The successful candidate will
complement existing strengths in this area and help us to enhance our
established international reputation.

.... (the other position is in databases, and has been omitted from
this posting)

The department is one of Canada’s leaders as evidenced by our
commitment to excellence in research and teaching. It has an expansive
graduate program and extensive state-of-the-art computing facilities.
Calgary is a multicultural city that is the fastest growing city in
Canada. Calgary enjoys a moderate climate located beside the natural
beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Further information about the
Department is available at http://www.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/.

Interested applicants should send a CV, a concise description of their
research area and program, a statement of teaching philosophy, and
arrange to have at least three reference letters sent to:

Dr. Carey Williamson

University of Calgary

Department of Computer Science

ICT 602, 2500 University Drive NW

Ehud Sharlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Interactions laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
Phone: +1.403.210.9404
Mobile: +1.403.836.4240
Fax: +1.403.284.4707
E-mail: ehud at cpsc.ucalgary.ca
URL: http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~ehud/

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