Ergonomics/Human Factors Position at Microsoft

Job Description: Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be on a fun and fast-paced team? Do you want to play an active role in shaping the next wave of user experience coming from Microsoft Smartphone and Pocket PC? Be a part of shaping the future of mobile computing by owning and delivering a key part of Microsoft's wireless devices technology!

The Design and Research Group for the Mobile and Embedded Devices Division is looking for a User Researcher. The position will collaborate intensively with a design team composed of 6 researchers and 10 designers that specialize in both hardware and software interaction.

Primary responsibilities include requirements gathering, task analyses, and strategic research. Candidates are expected to have a strong passion around mobile devices and will gather knowledge of our competitors, including international ones.

Candidates with experience in human factors or ergonomics are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have 4+ years of industry experience in User Research or a related field and have a Masters’ or Ph.D. in Human Factors, Ergonomics, Human-Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering, or Psychology.

Interested? Then contact:
Bryan Agnetta, Ph.D
User Research Lead