Fall 2016 TA for Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Design department class

Applications due: August 7, 2016

The cross-disciplinary DUB unit is looking for a teaching assistant Fall Quarter 2016 to support HCID 530, Usability/User Research, which is part of the interdisciplinary Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Design degree<http://mhcid.washington.edu>. HCID 530 is a three-credit lecture-based course about the foundational skills of user research and user evaluations in human-computer interaction. This course introduces students to the theory and practice surrounding usability testing and user research for the design of interactive technology. The class meets Mondays from 9:30 am to 12:20 pm. The instructor and location are to be confirmed. Term of appointment is 9/16/16 through 12/15/16.

The position will average 20 hours per week and the TA must attend all class sessions.

*          Demonstrated expertise with user research, user interface evaluation and analytical evaluation techniques
*          Familiarity with desktop, web and mobile user interfaces
*          Experience with UW Canvas Learning Management System

Preferred qualifications
*          Enjoy tutoring students and helping them excel in design, human computer interaction and/or information science
*          Excellent communication, technology, and design skills
Salary is based on Regular Salary Schedule #1<hhttp://www.grad.washington.edu/students/fa/salaries/salary-schedules.shtml> for 50% FTE and includes a waiver of the quarterly operating fee/tuition and technology fee. The position is eligible for the Graduate Appointee Insurance Program: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/benefits/insure/gaip/eligible.html

To apply: Please include a cover letter describing your interest in and relevant background for the position and a current resume or CV. You may include a link to your portfolio if you want to share your design work. Please submit all application materials to this drop-box no later than 11:00 pm PDT on Sunday, August 7, 2016https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/mglarson/38650