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Tenure Track Asst./Associate Professor

Bentley University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Design and Corporate Communication

Bentley University

Job Description Summary
Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the areas of user experience, human-computer interaction (HCI), product design, or related fields (e.g., psychology, social psychology, cognitive science) to start in fall 2023. We seek a creative scholar who would join the interdisciplinary faculty of Bentley's internationally renowned user experience graduate program. All UX/HF/HCI related disciplines will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests complement the current foci of VR and haptic interfaces, including the following areas of expertise: voice user interfaces (VUIs), conversational interfaces (chatbots, virtual assistants, virtual agents), emerging and intelligent interfaces, or related areas. We are also open to candidates from industry.

The reputation of our graduate program is grounded in educating leaders in user experience research and design. Central to our program's success is the strong connections it has forged with leading technology groups throughout the United States and internationally. We support that network with programs on our main campus, San Francisco and online. Further reinforcing this reputation is our well-known User Experience Center, a research and consulting group contracting with tech organizations around the world. Finally, most of our classes have research and design problems sponsored by startups, non-profit organizations, and large tech companies. Being part of a business university, our graduate program has a strong focus on the strategic role of the user experience in the competitive positioning of products in the marketplace and fostering continuous product innovation.

Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching, scholarship, and service excellence are expected and valued.

Bentley University is an AACSB accredited business university located 11 miles outside of Boston. Bentley leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents. We strive to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter and research statement at: . Applicants should also include a diversity statement. The diversity statement should be one-to-two pages and speak to your experience with diversity (i.e., gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious or other backgrounds) and/or inclusion (all members of an organization are valued, respected, and have influence) and how it relates to your research, teaching or service. Bentley University recognizes that your individual exposure to diversity is a function of your background. We value those from relatively homogenous cultural contexts as well as those from diverse cultural contexts, whether in the U.S. or internationally, where diversity may take on different forms.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our UX community at Bentley by visiting

Application review begins September 15, 2022 and is open until filled. The appointment begins July 1st, 2023.

For additional information about this position, please email Mounia Ziat (

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.


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