Research Fellow in Human Computer Interaction

at University of Melbourne

  • Join Australia's number 1 University
  • Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.
  • Use your expertise and innovative thinking to have an impact.

Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.

Salary: Level A: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. (PhD Entry Level A.6 $87,415p.a.) or Level B: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

The University of Melbourne has partnered with Microsoft Research and the Victorian State Government to establish the Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI). Research in the Centre focuses on the social aspects of interactions with Natural User Interfaces (NUI). This research addresses new forms of human-computer interactions offered by emerging technologies.

SocialNUI operates as an autonomous research centre within the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. The University of Melbourne and Microsoft Research share governance of the Centre.

About the Position

Reporting to the Director of SocialNUI, you will work on one or more Social NUI research projects (details of research projects is available here ""). You will be expected to work closely with other researchers in SocialNUI and will participate in the supervision of one or more graduate students. You will conduct independent research, leading to the preparation and publication of research outcomes in journals and at conferences.

The Melbourne School of Engineering is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

The University seeks to increase the diversity of the workforce and the representation of women in areas they have been traditionally under-represented. Consistent with this the School is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across engineering disciplines. Under a Special Measure, under Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) the School is seeking to lift the representation of women from 20% in 2014 to at least 25% over the next 5 years, and strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates.

Close date: 11 Jun 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria:Download File 0043324.pdf

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