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Doctorate or PhD
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Full time
Apply before:
28 Feb, 2018

Professor in User Experience (UX) - HEC Montreal

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Open faculty position in User Experience (UX) at HEC Montreal

The IT department at HEC Montreal ( is hiring an assistant, associate or full professor in user experience (UX) or a related field such as management information systems or human computer interaction. Interviews will be organized with prospective candidates via Skype or videoconference in March 2018. The recruiting committee is composed of Prof. Pierre-Majorique Léger (Chair, NSERC-Prompt Industrial Research Chair in User Experience – UX Chair –, Prof. Ann-Frances Cameron, Prof. Camille Grange, Prof. Marc Fredette (Co -investigator, UX Chair) and the head of the IT Department, Prof. Gilbert Babin.

The IT department currently has 17 faculty members. It hosts three research chairs (UX Chair, Research Chair in Digital Health, Research Chair in Strategic Management of Information Technology), four research professorships, and several active research groups (Research Group on Information Systems, ERPsim Lab, and Tech3Lab). Our faculty includes current and former editors of top journals including MISQ, JAIS, EJIS, ISR, JMIS, JSIS and Organization Studies. We offer a large range of programs:

  • IT major in the undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce
  • Graduate diplomas in business analysis, e-business and UX
  • IT option in the MBA program
  • IT courses in Executive Education Programs
  • Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in IT
  • Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in e-commerce
  • Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in UX
  • D. in Information Systems
The IT department has close links with industry and HEC Montreal is a lighthouse institution of the SAP Academic Alliance. For more information about the IT department at HEC Montreal, please visit:

The position will begin in 2018. Interested candidates should upload the following documents to prior to February 28, 2018:
  • Cover letter
  • Vitae
  • Two reference letters
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
Applicants for a position of professor must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a Ph.D. in UX or a related field such as management information systems and human computer interaction. They must demonstrate a strong aptitude for research, a marked interest for publication, and good teaching skills. Candidates for a position of associate or full professor must have an excellent publication record and show teaching excellence. All candidates must have a very good knowledge of technological environments and of software applications commonly used in organizations. We encourage candidates with research experience in NeuroIS to apply.

HEC Montreal is recognized as a world leader in business education. The main language of instruction is French; however, there are several programs and courses offered in English and in Spanish. Although knowledge of French is not a prerequisite, faculty are expected to be able to teach and work in French after 2 years (and are provided with ample support to help them reach this objective). It is highly recommended to mention any prior knowledge of French or a related language in your application file.  Standard teaching load at HEC Montreal is 4/year. Teaching load is reduced in the first two years for those who are learning French.

HEC Montreal is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; Please note that, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.

HEC Montréal thanks those who express their interest by submitting their application. However, only those selected for an interview will be notified.