Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art at FIT!

Located on the Atlantic coastline, Brevard County offers its residents year-round sunshine and outdoor recreation. FIT is only 5 miles from the beach and 76 miles from Orlando's Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure. Centrally located, FIT is also just miles from NASA Kennedy Space Center, Daytona Beach, and Ft. Lauderdale.

The School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art (HCDIA) is a new entity at FIT. It became the sixth academic entity besides the five original colleges. It acts as an interdisciplinary structure working with all coleges and departments of FIT.

HCDIA promotes problem solving, creativity, design thinking, forward thinking, motivation and enthusiasm.


Faculty Position in Human-Computer Interaction

School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, invites applications for a full timeassistant or associate professor position in human-computer interaction, to begin January 2016. The school strives to provide excellent research, teaching and service to the university community and to the world in human-centered design, cognitive engineering and human-systems integration. Areas of research expertise within the school include advanced interaction media, creativity, design thinking, modeling and simulation, complexity analysis, industrial design, organization design and management, life-critical systems. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in human-computer interaction or related areas. Of particular interest are candidates having an outstanding research record, demonstrated interest/experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervising graduate students. Experience beyond Ph.D. is preferred.

Our school was recently created as an extension of the Human-Centered Design Institute. It gathers several domains of expertise including aeronautics, space, nuclear engineering, medicine, automotive, education and culture. Our proximity to NASA Kennedy Space Center and our location on the Space Coast offer a great environment for hard work and fun! Our school contributes to the education and training of socio-technical leaders of the 21st century. It combines strong theoretical knowledge and proactive hands-on endeavors. Graduate students are involved in research and innovation projects and are strongly encouraged to publish. We also welcome students from the other colleges to our transversal design platform.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of interest and research achievements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:

Dr. Guy A. Boy, University Professor and Dean
School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL 32901 USA
gboy@fit.edu

Applications should reach the department no later than November 30, 2015. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Boy (gboy@fit.edu). For additional information, please visit our website at http://research.fit.edu/hcdi/.
Florida Institute of Technology is committed to employment equity.


Faculty Position in Modeling and Simulation

School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, invites applications for a full time assistant or assosicate professor position in modeling and simulation and connected disciplines such as computer-aided design and virtual engineering, to begin January 2016. The school strives to provide excellent research, teaching and service to the university community and to the world in human-centered design, cognitive engineering and human-systems integration. Areas of research expertise within the school include advanced interaction media, creativity, design thinking, modeling and simulation, complexity analysis, industrial design, organization design and management, life-critical systems. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in human-computer interaction or related areas. Of particular interest are candidates having an outstanding research record, demonstrated interest/experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervising graduate students. Experience beyond Ph.D. is preferred.

Our school was recently created as an extension of the Human-Centered Design Institute. It gathers several domains of expertise including aeronautics, space, nuclear engineering, medicine, automotive, education and culture. Our proximity to NASA Kennedy Space Center and our location on the Space Coast offer a great environment for hard work and fun! Our school contributes to the education and training of socio-technical leaders of the 21st century. It combines strong theoretical knowledge and proactive hands-on endeavors. Graduate students are involved in research and innovation projects and are strongly encouraged to publish. We also welcome students from the other colleges to our transversal design platform.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of interest and research achievements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:


Dr. Guy A. Boy, University Professor and Dean
School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL 32901 USA
gboy@fit.edu

Applications should reach the department no later than November 30, 2015. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Boy (gboy@fit.edu). For additional information, please visit our website at http://research.fit.edu/hcdi/.
Florida Institute of Technology is committed to employment equity.