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PostDoctoral Research Fellow opening in UMTRI Biosciences!

  The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) Biosciences group is seeking a PostDoctoral Research Fellow.  The Biosciences Group conducts research that spans anthropometry, ergonomics, biomechanics, human factors and modeling, focusing on vehicle design, occupant protection, and safety assessment. We are currently seeking a postdoc to participate in ergonomics and human factors research related to analyzing and modeling vehicle occupant behavior and/or response in automated vehicles (AV). To apply visit   https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/219915/research-fellow . Please contact Monica Jones, PhD with questions at   mhaumann@umich.edu . Matt Reed will also be at   #HFES2022   if interested in more info. ------------------------------ Monica L.H. Jones, PhD, BCPE Associate Research Scientist University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) ------------------------------

PhD student positions in Human-System Interaction Lab at Texas A&M University

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  Hello Everyone, There are two openings for PhD students in my lab at Texas A&M University starting Fall 2023. For more information, please see the attached flyer. Thanks, Maryam Zahabi    

STTG 2022 Ballot - please vote by 9/26/2022

Dear members, Please see below for bios of all candidates for  STTG 2023 program chair and 2023-2024 technical group chair. Please cast your vote  by 9/26  via STTG 2022 Ballot - please vote by 9/26/2022 Program chair: Na Du, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Na Du is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Informatics and Networked Systems, School of Computing and Information, at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include human factors in smart cities, computational modeling of human behaviors, and human-centered design. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial & Operations Engineering from University of Michigan. She is a recipient of HFE Women Rising Star Award and HFES Student Member with Honors Award. She has served as a newsletter editor for the HFES Aging and Surface Transportation Technical Groups, and committee member of HFES Diversity Committee.  Technical group chair: Shannon Roberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Universit

Ergonomics Job opening - Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Group is currently seeking a high energy Ergonomics & Human Factors Feature Leader to join our team in Greensboro, NC!   Our team, Cab Engineering, is part of Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), a division of Volvo Group North America. Cab Engineering North America has the responsibility for delivering Cab Projects, Cab Architecture solutions, and Cab Features for the Mack Truck and Volvo Truck brands. We develop new and advanced cab solutions for our future trucks while continually adapting our current products to new and different market and customer demands. Working in an international environment is an ever evolving and exciting challenge!   What You Will be Doing As a Feature Lead Engineer you will provide technical and functional expertise in the areas of ergonomics and human factors to enhance the design, manufacturability, and serviceability of equipment and controls for the vehicle cab and surrounding areas (with a particular focus on the Cab Body, Exterior and Int

Stephanie Binder Young Professional Award, 2022

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Sponsored by: HFES-STTG (Human Factors & Ergonomics Society - Surface Transportation Technical Group) Stephanie Binder was 35 years old when she tragically passed away in 2011.  She was a human factors engineer at NHTSA and played a vital role in the Department's efforts to combat distracted driving. She was the primary author of NHTSA's overall driver distraction plan, and played a leading role in both of the USDOT's Distracted Driving Summits. To honor Stephanie's memory and her impact on the field, the   Surface Transportation Technical Group   (STTG) of the   Human Factors & Ergonomics Society   (HFES) confers an annual Young Professional Award to a young human factors professional who demonstrates outstanding contribution to transportation human factors. Nominations are now open for the 2022 award. Qualifications: 35 years old or younger (as of date of nomination). Employed full time (in academia, industry, or government) in a surface transpo

Nominations open for STTG Chair, Program Chair and Webmaster

  Dear HFES members and STTG friends,   It's election time!   We are looking for nomin ees   for each of the following positions: TG Chair (2 year term) Program Chair Elect (1 year term) Webmaster (2 year term)   Positions will become effective at the close of the 2022 TG business meeting, which is scheduled to be held virtually before the annual meeting. You may nominate yourself or a colleague. If you nominate someone else, please check to be sure that the person is willing to run. Following HFES rules, nominees for the TG Chair and  Program Chair Elect must be Full Members of HFES and members of the TG. The webmaster position can be filled by any TG member.   Please reply to me with nominations by   September 2nd , 20 22 . Election ballots will be emailed shortly after the close of the nomination cycle.   Position Descriptions: Chair:   The TG chair has overall responsibility to ensure that the group meets its minimum requirements. The chair works with the HFES

CALL FOR PAPERS: AutoUI 2020

AutomotiveUI 2020: The 12th International ACM Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications Washington, DC, USA SEPTEMBER, 20-22, 2020 (with Doctoral Colloquium on September 19, 2020) https://www.auto-ui.org/20/ ------------------------------ ------------------------------ ------------------------------ ------------------------------ ------------- AutomotiveUI, the International ACM Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, is the premier forum for UI research in the automotive domain. AutomotiveUI brings together researchers and practitioners interested in both the technical and the human aspects of vehicle user interfaces and applications.   The theme for AutomotiveUI 2020 is ' Innovations for All Road Users .' As with previous AutomotiveUI conferences, work that addresses topics such as vehicle user interfaces, driver performance and behavior, and vehicle technology and automated driving systems are wel