Child Computer Interaction Group

Vacancies – Update

Research Assistant (0.6)

The Child Computer Interaction (ChiCI) group at UClan are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to work on projects around the design and evaluation of serious games.  The post is for eight months initially.

The successful applicant will have a degree in Computing or Media / Interaction design / games area and will be willing to work with schools and colleges to arrange evaluations of technologies as well as carry out design activities under the supervision of the ChiCI faculty members.

Experience of working in a team and an ability to create game prototypes is essential. Experience of coding is preferred to support the work on prototyping.

This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and to gain skills in organisation, research and software development.

A willingness to travel as well as good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are required for this position.

For an informal chat about the post please contact Prof. Janet C Read on

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Physical Sciences and Computing

Hours: Part Time (0.6 FTE)

Basis: Fixed term contract for 8 months

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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