University at Buffalo, SUNY

Job Title

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor- Information Science, & Computer Science and Engineering


Department of Information Science


Opening Date: 9/01/2023
Closing Date:  9/30/2024

Job Description

The Department of Information Science in the Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in Fall 2024. The position is a joint appointment with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with a tenure home in Information Science. With a long history of research excellence, innovative teaching, collaboration and collegiality, and emphasis on equity, social responsibility and justice, our departments are looking for a colleague who will contribute expertise in the area of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), which may include human-information interaction, human factors in technology, intelligent information interfaces, information visualization, sociotechnical systems, human-robot interaction, virtual reality and augmented reality, fair and responsible artificial intelligence, and other interrelated areas.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintain an active and productive research agenda commensurate with a Research 1 tenure-track faculty appointment
  • Seek external grant funding
  • Teach a total of four courses each year, two within the Department of Information Science and two within the Department of Computer Science
  • Advise Information Science master’s and Ph.D. students
  • Participate in professional activities and serving on department, school, and university committees


Required Qualifications:
  • A doctorate degree in Information Science, Computer Science, or related field at the time of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Research agenda with potential for acquiring external funding
  • Published research or scholarship
  • Online teaching experience or interest
  • Experience or interest in multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Experience working effectively with racially minoritized students

Supplemental Information

The Search Committee will accept nominations and applications until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit your materials by October 15th, 2023.

To Nominate:
Please send nominations to the Search Committee Chair and include the nominee’s name, position, and email address.

Outstanding Benefits Package:
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

How to Apply

Please submit the following application materials online at:

Please include the following information for each documents:

  • Cover Letter: (a) relevant qualifications for the position, and (b) research and teaching interests.
  • Diversity Statement: A statement describing how you have worked to promote social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in your previous position(s) or as a graduate student and how you plan to continue to do so as a faculty member at the University at Buffalo (UB).
  • Sample Publications: A sample publication or other demonstrations of research productivity.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three (3) references