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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2023
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    Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft or MS) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operatin...
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    Human-Computer Interaction Researcher - PhD Internship

    We are seeking candidates with stellar research skills and a technical background. Applicants should demonstrate depth of knowledge in planning, conducting, and publishing a research study. 


    • Plan and execute a qualitative HCI research study (preferably an ethnography and contextual inquiry) with small and medium-sized businesses in Kenya.
    • Conduct remote and in-person usability testing of prototype and document the findings
    • Communicate research and development results to internal and external audiences in oral and written form, including peer-reviewed publications and patents
    • Collaborate with research, product groups and other stakeholders
    • Support the MARI team in related research and HCI work


    • Currently pursuing a master's or PhD degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Behavioral science field (with a focus on HCI) 
    • Experience in qualitative HCI research and HCI methodologies including ethnography, contextual inquiry, usability testing, wizard of Oz etc.
    • Experience contributing to research communities and/or efforts, including publishing papers at top tier conferences
    • Ability to design and execute on a research agenda
    • Excellent critical thinking and communication skills.   

    Desirable qualifications: 

    • Relevant work experience, including industry experience or as a Researcher in a lab. 
    • Track record of publications in top HCI venues

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