[visionlist] Tenure track faculty position in interaction science

brian fisher bfisher at sfu.ca
Fri Aug 18 19:08:25 GMT 2006

Faculty Positions in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology
in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Surrey (in the greater Vancouver area), Canada

The School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT) is accepting applications
for six assistant professors and four lecturers across SIAT's instruction
areas. In exceptional instances, appointment at the associate level may be

1. Digital Media: Video, 3D, VR and/or Animation
2. Game Design and Development
3. Interaction Sciences
4. Interaction Design and Physical Computing
5. Design Theory
6. Performance and Technology
7. Applications of Programming and Computation in Multimedia (lecturer)
8. Media Specialist (lecturer)
9. Interactive Technologies, Prototyping and Technology (lecturer)
10. Design Process: Media & Design Prototyping (lecturer)

For more information see http://www.siat.sfu.ca/faculty_positions.


Interaction Sciences

Applicants for this tenure track position should have completed their Ph.D.
in cognitive science or
a related discipline. The successful candidate will bring a deep
understanding of theory and
research methods from the cognitive and/or social sciences to design and
testing of human
interaction with technology. Examples of possible research specialisations
include: perception
and action (e.g., perceptual and enactive cognition, perceptual-motor
performance, attention),
multi-participant interaction (distributed and social cognition), or
high-level cognition (such as
decision-making, skill acquisition and spatial cognition).

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