Assistant Specialist in Social Computing

Irvine, CA
Jul 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences - Informatics


    Open July 18th, 2017 through September 30th, 2017
    If you apply to this recruitment by September 30th, 2017, you will have until October 6th, 2017 to complete your application.


    University of California, Irvine, Department of Informatics Assistant Specialist
    Areas of Interest: Social computing, Workplace performance, sensor-based behavioral tracking, big data analysis
    Job Description: A laboratory in the Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, is looking for a postdoctoral Research Associate interested in sensor-based data collection to study in situ workplace performance. Individuals with experience in sensor-based behavioral tracking, organizational behavior, field research, large-scale statistical data analysis, are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants who lack experience in any of these areas but are willing to learn will also be considered.
    The Assistant Specialist will be responsible for helping design and conduct the study and providing assistance in managing the data and data analysis. The research is part of a large multi-university collaborative project, providing an excellent opportunity for collaborative research.
    • Highly motivated candidate who desires to conduct field work and lab studies with human participants
    • Good understanding of human behavior, ability to work with participants, basic statistical techniques
    • A strong interest in conducting collaborative research on the topics outlined above
    • Track record of publications in peer-reviewed conferences or journals
    • An advanced degree in an HCI-related field, Organizational Science, Psychology, or a related discipline.
    This position is full-time and includes benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is for one year, with the possibility of continuing for an additional year, dependent on funding.
    Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


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