HCI Research Developer

Faculty of Computer Science

Employment Opportunity #290-22.23



Closing Date: March 27, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | 1-Year Term | Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 36.25 hours per week



Additional Working Conditions & Notes:




Ability to travel.




Salary Range:

$58,740.00 - $76,360.00 per annum



A Market Differential may apply.

Why Choose UNB?




UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.








Reporting to the Director, the HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) Research Developer will conduct research and development that aligns with SPECTRAL, manage project deliverable, work closely with other staff members of the group and with research student, in particular in the area of spatial computing and mixed reality.












































  • Master's degree in computer science or equivalent level of education and work experience.







  • Minimum of 5 years in technical development positions in an information technology and/or R&D environment.


Additional Strengths










  • Strong communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience in academic projects that lead to publication would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in game development engines, mixed reality, Unity/Unreal Engine, 3D graphics, OpenGL experience, and experience with computer vision would be considered an asset.








SPECTRAL (The Spatial Computing Education, Training, and Research Lab) is a research and development, industry liaison and training, student education unit that operates in close collaboration with regional, national, and international collaborators from aerospace and other industries to support needs around spatial computing and mixed reality (including virtual and augmented reality). SPECTRAL is a research centre within the Faculty of Computer Science.




This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.






The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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