Casual Research Assistant -

Application Period: Dec. 16, 2016 - Dec. 22, 2016


Casual Research Assistant

Job description: We seek a casual research assistant with a math and business development background to help improve the user interface of a shared economy mobile application. The application uses existing technologies developed in our lab, but additional research is needed. The individual will communicate with potential users of the application to better understand their needs, collect statistics to quantitatively measure the users' experience, and help to improve the user interface so that the users can benefit from the technology.


- A bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field plus experience or training in business administration and/or marketing.

- Previous experience in managing the development of mobile applications, specifically the user experience and interface design aspects an asset

- Experience in managing the marketing and sales of software or hardware products an asset

- Ideally pursuing or have completed an MBA.

Hourly rate: $40 + applicable benefits. Hours per week to be determined with lab supervisor.

Start date: January 05, 2017

End date: February 28, 2017