Reader or Professor in Human Computer Interaction Ref: 2632

School/department: School of Engineering and Informatics, Informatics
HoursFull Time.  Requests for flexible working will be considered
Contract: Permanent  
SalaryReader starting at £51,034 and rising to £59,135 per annum, or Professor starting at £62,727.
Placed on: 18 November 2019
Closing date: 8 December 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected interview date: 16 December 2019
Expected start dateTo Be Confirmed

Job description

The School of Engineering and Informatics at the University of Sussex wishes to appoint a Reader or Professor in Human Computer Interaction to teach and research in the Department of Informatics.

The successful candidate will have research interests in Human Computer Interaction, Information Visualization or Computer Graphics.  He/she will be expected to be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level across core areas of computing.

Depending on the successful candidate’s research interests, he/she will be expected to join one of the existing groups in the Department: the Data Science Research Group, the Foundations of Software Systems Research Group, the Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems Group, and the Creative Technology Group.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, and statements of future research plans and ways in which the applicant could contribute to teaching across the School.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Ian Wakeman, Head of the Department of Informatics, at

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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