PhD position in Human-computer interaction, Interaction design, User experience design

    PhD position in Human-computer interaction, Interaction design, User experience design

    Human-computer interaction, Interaction design, User experience design – PhD position in the Human AI Interaction project, at the Digital Design Department of the IT University of Copenhagen ITU, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 1, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPhD Position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Human-computer interaction
    – Interaction design
    – User experience design
    – Digital media
    ScholarshipAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDigital Design Department
    IT University of Copenhagen
    Contract Period3 Years
    Starting dateAug 01, 2021


    Candidates should have an MSc (or equivalent)


    The ideal candidate will have a strong background in user-centered design and proficiency in prototyping. It is expected that the candidates will have an M.Sc. degree with one of the following topics or related areas: human-computer interaction, interaction design, user experience design, digital media and computer science.

    Previous experience with AI and machine learning is an advantage. The candidate should expect interdisciplinary collaborations with AI/machine learning researchers and domain experts in health. 


    The successful candidate will help to advance current research in human-AI interaction and explainable AI for non-experts in the context of personalized applications for health/well-being

    How to Apply?

    You can only apply for this position by pushing the button “Apply Online”, mentioned above

    Documents Required

    The application must be in English and must include:

    • A cover letter;
    • A statement of purpose, which provides evidence of independent thinking, novelty and originality, and a state of the art grasp of the targeted research field matching the project description above;
    • Documentation of academic degree(s); grade transcripts that documents outstanding academic achievement;
    • Curriculum Vitae, which must include two professional/academic references;
    • Applications may also include a relevant scientific publication written by the applicant, or the applicants master thesis. Letters of recommendation can also be included in the application

    About IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

    The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) is a teaching and research-based tertiary institution concerned with information technology (IT) and the opportunities it offers. The IT University has more than 160 full-time Faculty members. Research and teaching in information technology span all academic activities which involve computers including computer science, information and media sciences, humanities and social sciences, business impact and the commercialization of IT.


    Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).


    Associate Professor Jichen Zhu
    IT University of Copenhagen

    Official advertisement

    PhD position in Human-AI Interaction and Human-Centered Explainable AI

    Post expires at 8:59am on Wednesday June 2nd, 2021 (GMT+9)