New opp: Research Fellow in Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Modelling & User Studies of Information Seeking

The successful candidate will join our interdisciplinary team (AI/computation and human centred design, cognitive neuroscience, social science) and become a part of the Computer Science department, UCL Interaction Centre , GDI Hub and the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Assistive Technology

Duties and responsibilities

Study design, data collection and analysis to understand Accessible and Assistive Technology (AAT) user's needs, cognitive process and information-seeking behaviours.

To develop design guidelines, iterative prototyping for online interactive AAT information-sharing platforms and tools.

Key requirements

The successful candidate will be proficient in using human-computer interaction methods, and possibly have experience or interest in frontend implementation (e.g. programming for visualisation). A PhD or equivalent professional qualification is essential, as well as a track record of publication at international leading venues.

This position is Grade 7, full time and is funded for 12 months in the first instance. (NB: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £33,184 - £34,976 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.)

To apply please visit the UCL Jobs portal.

Closing date for applications: 22 September 2022.