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Jack Carroll <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 20:27:49 +0000
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I am seeking a post-doctoral researcher to join our interdisciplinary team investigating collaborative learning and problem-solving, online community, computer support for local communities, and other interesting things.

This is a full time, 12-month, non-tenure faculty position (Research Associate/Instructor), starting July 1 and renewable for 2-3 years, in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan and conduct design research, field studies, and laboratory experiments addressing new kinds of support for collaborative and community activities and experiences. Help manage graduate and undergraduate research students. Teach one course per year in HCI for the College of Information Sciences and Technology.

Desirable qualifications:

-Ph.D. (or soon-to-be Ph.D.) in Computer Science, Information Science, HCI, or related field.
-Familiarity with user-centered design, participatory design, usability evaluation, and ethnographic field methods, as well as social computing and community informatics.
-Programming and database expertise in developing Web 2.0 and mobile applications.
-Experience and enthusiasm for communicating research results at scientific conferences and in academic journals. Desire to work in an interdisciplinary team developing computer technologies and applications, and engaging with and gathering data from users and other stakeholders.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the qualifications, CV, and names and contact information of 3 professional references to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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