The HCI-VIS group at UMass Amherst is searching for a Ph.D. to join our team.

The candidate will conduct innovative and exciting research in the area of “provenance for supporting visual analytics”.


  • Background in visualization/HCI research
  • Knowledge of quantitative data analysis techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a diverse interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience in developing and applying machine learning models is preferred

If interested, please send the following materials to Ali Sarvghad at

  • CV,
  • a cover letter stating background, experience, interest in the position,
  • the names and contact information for three references, and
  • a relevant sample of published work (if any).
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.