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Research Fellow

UE07, £35,333 - £42,155 per annum

The School of Design, Edinburgh College of Art

Full time 35 hours p/w - Fixed term contract  - 24 months

Apply by 2nd September


The University of Edinburgh seek a Research Fellow with expertise in interaction and user experience design, co-design and qualitative research methods.

This work package is comprised of 5 complementary components. This post is attached to one of these components: Co-Designing Value in Informal Care. This component of ACRC seeks to develop rich understandings of how value in informal care for later life is understood and constructed and how these could be supported through emerging technologies. We are using a mixture of qualitative research, co-design techniques and design-led prototyping to work with participants, their families and carers, health and care workers, businesses and service providers to understand how emerging technologies underpinned by data may support healthier, informal networks. Successful candidates will have the ability to produce knowledge through the interplay between people (social) and systems (technical) in specific contexts, and a background in interaction design, user experience design, co-design, participatory design, or human-computer interaction. You will be expected to work within a research culture in which design prototyping will be part of the mixed methods.

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • A PhD (or near completion) in interaction design, user experience design, co-design, participatory design, or human-computer interaction, or a related area.
  • Knowledge of design-related research methods and approaches, including co-design, participatory design, design probes, research through design, and qualitative approaches to technology design / evaluation.
  • Experience of publishing within world-leading conferences and journals appropriate to the fields of interaction design and human-computer interaction.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including public presentations and ability to communicate with academic and non-academic audiences.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently but also as a member of a team.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in the UK and internationally as required by the project.

Click here for a copy of the full job description and selection criteria and visit this page to apply.


There is a new project - AIM-CISC, an affiliate programme of the ACRC based in the School of Informatics within the College of Science and Engineering. The AI and Multimorbidity: Clustering in Individuals, Space and Clinical context (AIM-CISC) programme is an ambitious inter-disciplinary programme of research focusing on the application of advanced AI methods to better understand and address the increasing challenge posed to healthcare systems by multimorbidity (when people have multiple chronic conditions).  

There are currently no posts in AIM-CISC.