Hiring: North Carolina A&T Assistant or Associate Professor, Graphic Design Technology
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
The Department of Graphic Design Technology (GDT) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of graphics user experience, starting in August 2019. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank might be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the field of applications in user experience and/or optimal customer experience for commerce. Continue reading
Call for Participants – UW Veterans Climate Survey Creation
The University of Washington is looking for faculty, staff, and student veterans to participate in a focus group in April. The purpose of this focus group is to help create a campus climate study. Continue reading
Libraries Ready to Code Task Force Looking for Feedback from LIS Students on Infographics
YALSA (Young Adult Services Library Association) seeks LIS student input on an infographic they’re creating for the Libraries Ready To Code task force. YALSA’s rep is Megan Burton, one of our very own iSchool MLIS alums, and she welcomes your input on the survey, which can be accessed here.
Want more information on the Ready to Code project? Check that out here.
Atkins Fellows Summer Program
Priority Deadline February 4, 2019
Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for our Atkins Fellows summer program. Applications submitted by February 4 will receive first consideration. These fellowships are designed to give LIS students hands-on experience in an academic library.
What: UX Portfolio and Resume Meetup
When: Wednesday, May 14th from 6-8pm
Where: Aquent, 1109 North 36th Street, Seattle
Who: Hosted by UXPA (User Experience Professionals Association) Puget Sound
About the Panel & Portfolio Event
The event will feature a select panel of UX designers, researchers, and UX recruiters who will answer questions about getting into the field of UX (for entry-level) and about UX management issues (for more senior level). We will also have a 1-1 portfolio review from a UX professional and a UX recruiter. No one in Seattle (to my knowledge) has done this type of double event for the local UX community so attendance is important to ensure we can do this again. Continue reading
UW-IT is currently undertaking various efforts to improve student experiences. Recent efforts include MyUW, SpaceScout, and UW Event Calendar. Beginning in Autumn 2013, we will be conducting multiple user research studies in order to better understand the experience of students and their information needs.
If you are interested, please sign up or learn more at depts.washington.edu/ux/teamup. By completing this survey, you agree to be recruited for user research studies for the purpose described above. Students who are selected and participate in the studies will be compensated.
Reminder: The University of Washington Information School 2013 Capstone Event is tonight, Thursday 6/6 @ 6:00pm at UW Tower.
Capstone projects from the UW Information School are concrete examples of how we design and build effective solutions to the information problems people and organizations face every day.
The Information School Capstone Event showcases projects from the University of Washington Information School’s Bachelor of Science in Informatics, Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM), and Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs. The evening is full of poster presentations, networking, and hors d’oeuvres. Guests are invited to see how iSchool students have been using information as a tool for transformation in their academic, professional and personal lives. Capstone project collaborators include organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors.
More information: http://ischool.uw.edu/capstone