Job Description

Are you passionate about HCI? We are looking for a human-computer interaction instructor who is up to date on industry standards and passionate about educating today’s bright minds.

Who We Are:

University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in advancing technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game and New Media technologies.

Living on campus, students are surrounded by a true living-learning technology environment that incubates their ideas into innovations that students can patent and take to market. Students must create an innovation project to graduate.

We are an entrepreneurial, results-oriented company recognized for delivering high standards of innovation and service. As an organization designed to change the lives of some of the brightest young minds, we rely on the excellence of every member of our family to continuously exceed our own standards and our students’ expectations.

The Role:

Our Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) professor will be responsible for effectively instructing undergraduate students on how to analyze, evaluate and create human-computer interaction technologies using IoT and UX infused hardware, software, mobile, and more. Candidates will collaborate with department peers to design, review and maintain the general HCI curriculum. Human-Computer Interaction professors develop courses that reflect the current best practices within the technology industry and instruct their classes using engaging methodologies that focus on mentoring students through coursework, projects and competitions. Learn more about the degree program at 

Don't have teaching experience - that's where we come in. UAT's team of faculty and staff will work with you as you:

Essential Duties:

  • Facilitation of students
  • Student feedback and mentorship
  • Development and delivery of collegiate learning experiences related to HCI
  • Development of course materials
  • Engagement with the development community

Skills and Education Requirements:

  • Experience creating effective interfaces and interactions that are appropriate and match user expectations for a variety of application categories (game, professional, consumer, etc.)
  • Comfortable designing and prototyping interfaces and interactions across a variety of devices including IoT, mobile, computers and/or wearables
  • Able to implement sound design, audio cues, haptic and tactile cues to create effective user experiences
  • Up-to-date and knowledgeable on new and emerging technology trends on human-computer interactions and the user experience.
  • Highly knowledgeable on human factors that contribute to the development of effective human computer interactions
  • User experience design and testing best practices
  • Solid understanding of fundamental design concepts and practices associated with the design of human-computer interactions
  • Master's degree in User Interface Design or relevant field with 18 credit hours in user interface design required

Location Requirements:

  • This is not a remote position. Candidates must be willing and able to teach in-person at the Tempe campus


University of Advancing Technology’s Synchronic Learning model is designed especially for students of advancing technology. Tailored to both undergraduate and graduate students, Synchronic Learning provides an education framework that prepares superior graduates to become tomorrow’s innovators. This model embodies UAT’s methodologies, curricula, and people dedicated to fostering an environment of innovation that promotes demonstrated mastery and job readiness. An integral part of this framework is SyncFlex, a flexible learning approach with an emphasis on mentored education that provides real project experience to cultivate superior graduates.

Important Notes:

Adjunct Pay for In-Person Class: $3,000/per in-person class. 

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

UAT does not sponsor foreign visa's. Thank you for your understanding.