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The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of User Experience Design (UXD). The expected start date is July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter. This teaching stream position is a continuing status stream position. The successfully candidate will undergo a Probationary Review between year 3 and 4 following their appointment and, upon successful results, will be considered for Continuing Status between year 5 and 6, leading to the rank of Associate Professor, Teaching Stream. A further promotion to Professor (full), Teaching Stream is possible after having demonstrated excellence and leadership in pedagogy sustained over many years (full details here: https://www.aapm.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/129/2018/02/iSchool-Guidelines-for-Assessment-of-Teaching-Activities-Teaching-Stream-Jan-2018.pdf).
Applicants must have a PhD in Information, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Design, Engineering, or a terminal degree in a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek applicants with expertise in one of the following areas: information visualization, accessibility and inclusive design, community-based design approaches, usability and evaluation assessment, sustainable design, UX leadership, and service design. Applicants should demonstrate intellectual curiosity and drive to pursue innovative pedagogical methods and interests in establishing a long-term career as a teaching stream faculty member. The successful candidate’s teaching interests will complement and build upon our existing strengths (https://ischool.utoronto.ca/). Industrial experience in a related area is considered to be a strong asset.
The closing date for applications is February 7, 2022 and all application materials, including reference letters, must be received by then.
More details about the position can found here: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor%2C-Teaching-Stream-User-Experience-Design-ON/553991517/
Olivier St-Cyr, PhD, LEL (he/him/his)
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
UXD Concentration Liaison
Faculty of Information
University of Toronto
Office Hours: https://profstcyr.youcanbook.me/
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