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Research Assistant in HoloMe Project

UCL - Computer Science

Location: London
Salary: £31,479 to £33,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. UCL Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th March 2020
Closes: 9th April 2020
Job Ref: 1860249
 

The HoloMe: An Advanced Immersive Telepresence Solution Utilising AR for B2B Communications in an Innovate UK funded project between HoloMe, Cisco and Department of Computer Science, at University College London. It will develop novel telecommunications platforms with a focus on using augmented reality (AR) to support small group collaboration. At UCL, our main role is to evaluate the technology from a human-factors point of view. We will be comparing the AR solution both to traditional video conferencing and face to face meeting.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for evaluation of the software, hardware and communications platform provided by HoloMe and Cisco. They will liaise with other partners about use cases, design appropriate test scenarios and design and run user experiments to demonstrate the efficacy of the systems.

The post is funded until 31st May 2021 in the first instance.

Applicants should have a PhD, or be close to finishing a PhD, or have equivalent industry experience in human-computer interaction. They should have experience with mixed-reality or telecommunication systems.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Anthony Steed email: a.steed@ucl.ac.uk

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