Laboratory Tutor in Human Computer Interaction
Engineering & Applied Science
Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £26,243 to £31,302 per annum
Grade: Grade 07
Contract Type: Continuing
Basis: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 31 January 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
We are seeking to appoint an HCI Lab Tutor to work as part of a small team to deliver a programme of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) modules for undergraduate, postgraduate and Degree Apprenticeship degrees in computer science.
The successful applicant will join the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) team within the Computer Science subject group at Aston – an expanding and collegiate team of computer scientists who deliver distinctive programmes at Undergraduate and Masters levels that achieve some of the highest employability rates for CS graduates in the UK.
You will combine expertise in areas of user interface design, interaction design, usability evaluation and other aspects of HCI with strong communication skills, experience of delivering teaching to small groups and the ability to convey your knowledge of HCI. You will have a good undergraduate degree in a related subject such as computer science, product design, or psychology with a substantial focus on HCI or a Master’s degree in HCI. A formal teaching qualification is desirable but not essential.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates with relevant industrial experience and from women as they are under represented in this area. Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognized recently by a prestigious Silver Award to EAS. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly and supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.