The Starkey Hearing Research Center in Berkeley CA is looking for creative and energetic software researchers in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. The successful candidate will work with a team of interdisciplinary researchers to design and conduct HCI research projects that will lead to innovative interaction design and high quality user experiences with Starkey software systems. Areas of research will include datamining, data visualization, user interfaces, interactive routines, learning systems. Work will be collaborative with other researchers at Starkey in Berkeley and Minnesota, as well as with researchers at collaborating universities. Travel will be required.
Responsibilities. contribute to the development of an HCI research and development strategy;. develop relationships and collaborate with leading university HCI researchers;. develop and research ideas for the usability improvement of Starkey software systems;. work with research group members to design, execute and analyze experimental studies;. develop novel interaction software for research purposes;. program software according to best practices;. write project plans and final reports;. maintain up-to-date knowledge of HCI research, including conference attendance;. present research at conferences and publish results in reputable journals;. seek out and develop partnerships with other companies in the area of interaction design.
CompensationCompensation will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and includes a 401K plan and health care benefits. Continuing education is supported.
ContactInterested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
Brent Edwards, Ph.D.Executive Director, Starkey Hearing Research Centerbrent_edwards at starkey.com