The School of Computer Science, TU Dublin, has a position available for a Research Assistant in games development for the Arithmos project funded by the Irish Research Council.
Arithmos investigates how digital game-based learning can reduce the negative effects of Maths Anxiety on Primary School pupils. The project will design and implement novel adaptive and anxiety-aware educational games and evaluate them during two cycles of in-school randomized control trials. Arithmos includes activities to support our technology-based intervention, including workshops for teachers to facilitate their adoption of game-based learning and multimedia information material for children and parents. This two-year project is funded by the Irish Research Council (IRC) and will be supervised by Dr. Pierpaolo Dondio at Technological University Dublin and Dr. Flavia H. Santos at University College Dublin.
- A degree in Computer Science
- Experience with game frameworks such as Unity is an advantage
- Experience in game design and/or development is an advantage
- Experience in software testing and documentation is an advantage
Skills and Abilities:
- The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Excellent organisational skills, time management and ability to undertake duties assigned and meet deadlines required.
- Report to Principal Investigator(s)
- Work under supervision on an assigned research task.
- Manage time effectively to meet the deliverables of the project.
- Actively comply with all TU Dublin policies and regulations.
- 1-year full time contract
- Salary: Research Assistant point 7 (Irish University Association scale), 31620 euro
Technological University Dublin, School of Computer Science, Grangegorman Campus (Dublin, Ireland)
Deadline for application: 15th October 2021
You can send your CV at: Pierpaolo Dondio, firstname.lastname@example.org