Assistant Project Scientist Position

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA

Irvine, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Job #JPF03672

* Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences - Informatics


Open date: August 10th, 2016
Last review date: September 9th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: October 15th, 2016
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences has a full-time position available for an Assistant Project Scientist. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Human-Centered Computing, or related area. The position is in the Software Design and Collaboration Laboratory (, and involves performing research in human-centered software engineering, with a particular emphasis on crowdsourcing and software development.

Work to be performed includes the design, development, and evaluation of innovative crowdsourcing/software development technologies, conducting experiments, writing publications and presenting at conferences, working with a team of graduate and undergraduate students, identifying and following through on new grant opportunities, and other aspects of academic scholarship.

Candidates should have a strong background in (human-centered) software engineering, with an established track record of publishing in key conferences and workshops, as well as familiarity and ideally experience with empirical studies, both in the field and in the lab. Past involvement in grant writing would be a plus.

The salary for this position is $72,700 a year. The initial appointment will be for one year, with extensions for further years dependent in part on the availability of funding. Anticipated date of appointment is October 1, 2016.

Interested applicants should respond by September 9th.

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.


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