COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Research Associate in Design

Location
Coventry, United Kingdom
Posted
26 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Ref
REQ006122
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a design researcher to join us working on an innovative European Commission funded project. The project will adopt a design-led approach to producing highly innovative solutions that seek to detect,monitor and improve the health of older adults. 

This post holder will be based within the School of Art and Design and work closely with the Centre for Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (MME) at Coventry University. The project will offer the opportunity to travel within Europe and work closely with end-users as well as a variety of industrial, academic, research and NGO collaborators from across Europe.

The successful candidate should have a strong track record in undertaking high-quality research and / or practice in a design-related field and ideally within a health context. They will be able to demonstrate a portfolio of work that reflects ideation, modelling and prototyping and user-testing.A willingness to embrace co-creation approaches and work in an inter disciplinary research context are essential.

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