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JOB: Assistant professor – user experience/design, UNC

Assistant professor – user experience/design

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for an Assistant Professor in user experience/human-computer interaction.

We welcome applicants with expertise in design methodologies such as:

  • Participatory design, co-design, inclusive design, service design, usability testing, and other user-centered approaches
  • Critical design, speculative design, and other reflective approaches
  • Research through design

Candidates might apply these methodologies in the context of various design materials, interactive modalities, and application areas, including:

  • Collaborative technologies and social computing
  • Human-centered AI systems
  • Health and wellness
  • Education and learning
  • Visual and information design


We especially encourage applicants who employ user experience and design methods towards one or more of the following:

  • Furthering goals of democracy, equity, well-being, or sustainability
  • Fostering the inclusion and empowerment of marginalized populations
  • Investigating the potential of humans, machine learning, and AI
  • Exploring broader themes of values in design, digital civics, or design justice


We welcome candidates from diverse disciplines, including human-computer interaction, information studies, digital media, computer science, design, and more.


Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, and a list of four references at

Elliott Kuecker, PhD
Teaching Assistant Professor
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill