OPEN CALL FOR THE SIGCHI OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION AWARDS CHAIR
[Apply Here] deadline October 18th, 2019 (Midnight AOE)
SIGCHI is looking for nominations for the SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Awards chair. Please see here for information on the nomination process: https://sigchi.org/awards/dissertation-award/
For general information on SIGCHI awards, see here https://sigchi.org/awards/.
If you are interested in serving in this role, please complete the short nomination form below. If you know of someone who may be a good candidate that you think we should reach out to, you can indicate that here as well. If you know multiple people, you can fill this form out as many times as you need.
Here is an explanation of the position’s responsibilities and requisite skills/experience:
SIGCHI OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION AWARDS CHAIR
Each year SIGCHI recognizes the most outstanding research contributions from recently graduated PhD students within the HCI community, showcasing the quality and impact of HCI research. The role of the Outstanding Dissertation Awards Chair is to provide leadership for the Outstanding Dissertation Awards committee through assigning nominations to the committee for review, facilitating the committee meetings and decision process, and contacting awardees. The position will start in 2020 but this year the new chair will be learning the process.
* Have mentored 8 or more students who have completed dissertations in areas related to HCI
* Good reading and writing skills in English
* Good organizational and team management skills