HCI / HCC, remote, short-term research scientist or project manager (apply by December 14th)

Clemson University seeks a research scientist or project manager for a short-term (six month) position supporting Prof. Kelly Caine (www.kellycaine.org). The position does NOT require relocation to Clemson as it is fully remote.

The successful candidate will support an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Clemson (www.hatlab.org) investigating human-centered computing and HCI. The ideal applicant will either be an experienced scientific project manager or possess an advanced degree in Human-Centered Computing, Human-Computer Interaction, Engineering Psychology, Human Factors, Computer Science or a related field.


– manage existing scientific projects
– guide and take notes during research meetings
– serve as primary point of contact with Principal Investigator (PI)
– assist and support graduate and undergraduate students
– (depending on qualifications and interests) manage IRB protocols, data collection, data analysis, submissions for publications that are currently under review, and assist with writing up results for publication, and preparing presentations. The research scientist / project manager will receive co-authorship credit where appropriate.


– Excellent interpersonal communication, management, and collaboration skills
– Ability to work independently
– Experience and/or desire to work on a multi-disciplinary team
– advanced degree in HCC, HCI, Human Factors, Industrial Design, Computer Science, or a related field OR experience as a project manager

When does the position start?

January, 2021. The position is for six months, from January to June, 2021.

How much does the position pay?

The equivalent annual salary is $60,000 and includes generous benefits (e.g., health, dental).

How do I apply?

Interested applicants should send their resume or CV and a *short* email cover letter highlighting relevant experience and interest to caine@clemson.edu with “Application for research scientist / project manager” in the email subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.