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Part-time (0.3fte)Research Associate: Human-Computer Interaction in eProcurement Adoption

School of Computing and Communications
Salary:   £25,251 to £29,249
Closing Date:   Sunday 15 July 2012
Interview Date:   Friday 27 July 2012
Reference:  A457

To work on the Sustainable Added Value e-chain (Sav-e) project, funded by the Technology Strategy Board this project aims to address the challenges for the adoption of e-procurement technologies. This will focus on requirements gathering, development of conceptual designs and evaluation of the proposed solutions.

This is an exciting position for an experienced HCI researcher with expertise in ethnographic studies, co-design workshops, development of conceptual design and low fidelity prototyping, as well as evaluation in the wild. You will be passionate about applying HCI principles to provide solutions to real problems in the eprocurement sector, and to communicate with both people working in this sector and its end users.

We invite applications from enthusiastic individuals who have an MSc or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Psychology or HCI, or related field of relevance to the research. You must have knowledge and initial experience in recruiting participants, planning and running field studies, analysing qualitative data and disseminating your findings to both academia and private sector. You will identify requirements and develop conceptual designs to be evaluated and refined in design workshops.

This is a part time position (30%) for 11 months.

Informal enquiries to Dr Corina Sas, email: corina@lancaster.ac.uk or telephone +44 1524 510318.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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