Person-Centered Designer with a focus on ICT and Ageing.

Ben Arent
2008
Person-Centered Designer with a focus on ICT and Ageing.
August 9, 2010 - 5:32am
Dublin
Ireland
Employer: 
Centre for Affective Solutions for Ambient Living Awareness (CASALA)
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
stuart.quinn@dkit.ie
Description: 

Centre for Affective Solutions for Ambient Living Awareness (CASALA) was established in October 2009 with seed funding under the Enterprise Ireland Applied Research Enhancement (ARE) programme and is based at the Dundalk Institute of Technology the leading third level educational institution in the North East of Ireland. (See: www.casala.ie).

Role Description:

  • The candidate will either have a PhD or a minimum of 5 years research in interaction and person-centred design. Experience in one or more of the following areas is considered highlybeneficial: ICT and ageing (gerontechnology); technology design and acceptance; experimental design and statistical evaluation.

The ideal candidate will be in a position to:

  • Work with the stakeholders associated with an ageing population to assess needs and help
  • the CASALA team evaluate these needs through the use of interviews, questionnaires, and other quantitative and qualitative evaluation techniques.
  • Work with the CASALA team to respond to these needs by helping to storyboard, develop user interfaces, and validate solutions.

Minimum requirements:

• PhD or a minimum of 5 years research experience in interaction and person-centred

design.

Highly desirable, experience of the following:

• Web development experience

• Graphical User Interface development

• Virtual environments

• Statistical evaluation and experimental design

• Focus groups and working with older people

Salary: €35,000 to €45,000 p.a. including provision for pension. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Term: Two year contract with possible two-year extension - subject to performance.

Closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 27th August 2010 with interviews to be held in the following two-week period.

Further information can be obtained from:

Stuart Quinn – E: stuart.quinn@dkit.ie T: +353 (0)42 9370497