The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce an adjunct faculty opening to co-teach the Master of Human-Computer Interaction (MHCI) Capstone project. Adjuncts work another Capstone member to guide with three Capstone teams comprised in the spring and summer semester from January, 2020 to August, 2020. During the spring semester adjuncts meet their respective projects teams on Friday mornings from 8:30am to 11:30am and attend a Capstone faculty meetings from 11:30am to 12:30pm. They also facilitate one workshop on a Monday or Friday from 10:20 to 12:00pm in a topic in which they are expert (e.g., planning research programs, user interface prototyping or project management). During the summer semester between May and July adjuncts meet students on Thursday mornings from 8:30am to 11:30am and attend a Capstone faculty meetings from 11:30am to 12:30pm.
Adjuncts grade the teams they advise and write detailed feedback for the teams at the mid-semester and at the end of each semester. Throughout the two semesters adjuncts respond to student emails within 36 hours Monday through Friday. Occasionally adjuncts meet individual students at a time that is convenient for both.
The effective date of appointment is January 2020. Salary is $10,000 for the spring semester of the MHCI Capstone Project that is paid monthly between January and May 2020. A second appointment will be made automatically in May of 2020 for the summer semester where the compensation is also $10,000.
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.