Job: Interaction Lab and Knowledge Transfer Manager, City University London

Interaction Lab and Knowledge Transfer Manager, City University London

Reference Number: 60010778
Location: Northampton Square
School / Central Function: Conjoint Schools of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences and Informatics
Department: School of Informatics
Contract Duration: Permanent
Hours: Full-time
Salary Range (£): 34223 – 39649


Outstanding individual to manage City University London Interaction lab resources, business development, and conduct UX consultancy services and knowledge transfer activities.

City University London is a global University committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. The University is in the top 5% of universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012/13 and fifteen of its subject areas were identified as undertaking world-leading or internationally-excellent research in the last Research Assessment Exercise.

The Interaction Lab and Knowledge Transfer Manager manages the Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design’s Interaction Lab within the School of Informatics. The Lab is a 75m2 facility that provides advanced digital facilities and consultancy services to bring together academic research and teaching with digital practitioners in Tech City and the wider environment.


The role will be responsible for the management of the Interaction Lab which includes maintaining and enhancing technical resources available in Interaction Lab, managing projects with commercial and academic partners, coordinating the activities of the Interaction Lab Assistant and ad-hoc Interaction Lab student consultants and liaising with potential clients. The Manager will also carry out a range of UX consultancy activities, such as designing and carrying out usability and accessibility evaluations. As such the applicant will be familiar with common techniques and software packages for HCI, UX and Interaction Design. The post holder would also provide training and knowledge transfer to practitioners, students and academics, organizing the outreach and marketing activities.

Person Specification

We are looking for a highly organised applicant who can work independently with minimal supervision with excellent verbal and written communication and inter-personal skills.

Additional Information

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Closing date for applications is Friday 12th April 2013


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