Full Professor in Computer Science; HumanComputer Interaction

University of St.Gallen


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Full Professor in Computer Science with focus on "HumanComputer Interaction"

The University of St.Gallen is currently in the process of creating a new School of Computer Science
with an innovative emphasis on entrepreneurship. To support and further continue these efforts, we
are seeking candidates for a Full Professorship in the field of Human-Computer Interaction.
Successful candidates will have published their research in leading conferences and journals and are
excellent teachers, preferably also in an interdisciplinary context. The appointed professor will be part
of the newly founded School of Computer Science, and actively contribute to the standing and
development of the School.

The university is searching for candidates with a strong research background in one or more of the
following topics:

• Ergonomics and human factors of software and hardware systems (specifically regarding
data visualization, embedded systems and mixed reality)
• Human-centric engineering (multi-modal interaction, user experience and user journeys)

We are looking for a team-oriented and committed personality whose research activities offer links to
the established Computer Science chairs at the University of St.Gallen. Further responsibilities include
teaching on the undergraduate and graduate levels within and outside of the degree programs of the
School of Computer Science. For this position, we seek candidates per February 1st 2021 or by mutual

The University of St.Gallen is committed to increasing the number of international scholars among its
faculty. In pursuit of increased diversity and gender equality, we especially welcome applications
from women.

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Klaus Möller, Chairman of the Search Committee
and Dean of the School of Management (facultyposition@unisg.ch).

Candidates should submit their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, references,
publications list, research statement, teaching statement, and a published work that best represents
their current research profile, in electronic form to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Prof.
Dr. Thomas Bieger (online via the website unisg.ch/professorships). The deadline for
applications is January 31st, 2020.

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com