[robotics-worldwide] Position "User Interface Engineer/Researcher in Ubiquitous Computing/Human-Robot Intaraction" (Reference Number HCI/1012)

Carina Bachinger carina.bachinger2 at sbg.ac.at
Fri Apr 15 03:16:38 PDT 2011


Apologies for cross-postings.

Position "User Interface Engineer/Researcher in Ubiquitous 
Computing/Human-Robot Intaraction" (Reference Number HCI/1012)
at the HCI Unit / ICT&S Center / University of Salzburg (Austria)
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The HCI & Usability Unit at the University of Salzburg is doing research 
in the areas of at Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience Research 
and Contextual User Interfaces. The Unit is running several projects 
including a Christian Doppler Laboratory on "Contextual Interfaces". We 
are currently hiring a:

User Interface Engineer/Researcher in Ubiquitous Computing/Human-Robot 
Intaraction


Tasks:
-    Research in and conception of innovative interface approaches in 
the area of Ubiquitous Computing (Pervasive Computing, Wearable 
Computing, Ambient Intelligence, etc.)
-    Research in and conception of Human-Robot-Interaction interaction 
alternatives
-    Realization of UIs in low- and high-fidelity prototypes incl. 
graphic and interaction design
-    Integration of UIs into interactive applications in various 
contexts (e.g. factory) and execution of studies

Requirements:
-    Bachelor or masters degree in informatics, design or related fields
-    Excellent knowledge in the development of interactive multimedia 
applications (e.g. in Flash/Flex)
-    Advanced experience in common graphic software (e.g. Adobe 
Photoshop, Illustrator)
-    Programming skills (e.g. Java, C++)
-    Interest in interdisciplinary scientific research
-    Good command of English
-    Accuracy, ability to cope with stress, flexibility, creativity
-    Experience in research project advantageous
-    Experience in writing scientific articles advantageous

We offer:
-    Project position and/or PhD position
-    Scientific experimental activities in national and international 
projects
-    Innovative and aspiring area
-    Young and interdisciplinary team


Applicants should send their application, the curriculum vitae 
(including photograph), and statement of research interests to 
jobs at hciunit.org (Reference Number HCI/1012).

Further information on the position could be obtained from:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Manfred Tscheligi
Christian Doppler Laboratory "Contextual Interfaces"
HCI & Usability Unit, ICT&S Center, University Salzburg
manfred.tscheligi at sbg.ac.at
+43 662 8044 4800
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg

DI Alexander Meschtscherjakov
Christian Doppler Laboratory "Contextual Interfaces"
HCI & Usability Unit, ICT&S Center, University Salzburg
alexander.meschtscherjakov at sbg.ac.at
+43 662 8044 4844
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg


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