Research Assistant/Associate (Internet of Things Play) - D69522R

Newcastle University - Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Salary: £26,829 to £28,452 (PhD not awarded)
£29,301 to £38,183 (PhD awarded)

Working in collaboration with Open Lab, Newcastle University, this post is to support the EPSRC Playing Out with IoT project. You will be responsible for designing, developing and evaluating a new IoT toolkit that enables under 9s to create new forms of outdoor play.

You will be an expert in human-computer interaction with strong research and prototyping skills, and specific expertise in interaction design. You will have experience of user-centred or participatory design processes and ideally experience working with children. You will have a PhD or nearing completion in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and have a strong track record of publication at internationally leading HCI and academic community service.

The post is available fixed term for two years and is full time

Informal Enquiries: Der Madeline Balaam madeline.balaam@ncl.ac.uk

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The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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