Center for Dental Informatics

Contact: Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD: titus@pitt.edu For immediate release (11/12/2008)

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in HCI/CSCW

The Center for Dental Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh is currently recruiting for a postdoctoral position to help support its growing research initiatives in the following area(s):

  • human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • user-centered design/rapid prototyping
  • cognitive science
  • computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW)
  • computer-mediated communication
  • biomedical informatics

Guaranteed funding for two years will help you launch your career as an independent researcher. You will be able to dedicate 100% of your time to research, mentored by one or more faculty member(s). Your faculty mentor will assist you in performing research, writing publications and applying for independent funding.

Requirements: Post-graduate degree (DMD/DDS, MD or PhD) and training in HCI, informatics, CSCW, computer science or a related discipline. Ability to independently perform research in one of the above areas with mentoring from a faculty member. Ability to write and publish journal articles.

To apply, send the following to Titus Schleyer (titus@pitt.edu):

  • Curriculum vitae
  • One-page description of your research interests
  • Contact information for three references
  • One writing sample—preferably a published or accepted paper

More information about the Center and its research projects: http://www.dental.pitt.edu/informatics/research.php.