Monday, September 8, 2008

Research Assistant – Accessible Goal Crossing Project

The NSF-funded Accessible Goal Crossing Project is in need of a Ph.D.-level student in human-computer interaction (HCI) to create high-quality user interface prototypes for the purposes of design exploration and quantitative user testing. The student involved with this project will also be required to attend design group meetings and contribute to the design explorations through brainstorming, sketching, and paper prototyping. The RA for this project may be involved in toolkit creation for an Accessible Goal Crossing Toolkit.
This position will average 20 hours per week.

• Expert programming skills in Visual C# .NET, design methods, visual communication skills, and high creativity are a must.
• The successful applicant will have experience in creating novel user interfaces.
• PhD student at the Information School

This position is open to PhD students at the Information School. PhD students are eligible for a tuition waiver and benefits. Questions regarding salary, tuition, and benefits should be directed to Crystal Yost, Human Resources Coordinator Successful student must be enrolled for a minimum of 10 credits each quarter to be eligible.

To apply
1. Please include a cover letter describing your skills and experiences relevant to position.
2. Attach a current resume that includes your work history and academic accomplishments.

Please submit all application materials to Crystal Yost at or to Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370, no later than Friday, September 12th. All candidates will be contacted within two weeks of closing date.