Work with us

ICRI Cities has established a number of working relationships with local councils and the London Mayor’s Office, the Connected Digital Economy Catapult, and the Smart London Forum. It also has advisory board input to the Future Cities Catapult and Smart London Board. Other prominent collaborators include the United Nations Global Pulse and a UK Technology Strategy Board-funded partnership with 7 SMEs and research groups across the UK to deliver an “Internet of School Things” based on Intel Galileo.

The Institute is open to collaborations with government and industry and if you would like to discuss the opportunity to work with us, please contact us.

Employment Opportunities

We currently have two Research Associate positions available at ICRI Cities, UCL.

Research Associate in Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction Design. (Full Time – 1 year)

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for a post doc research associate to join the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for a 12 month full-time position, which is a joint venture between UCL/Imperial and Intel, on Connected and Sustainable Cities. The institute is investigating, developing and deploying adaptive technologies that can optimize resource efficiency, and enable new services that support and enhance the quality of life of urban inhabitants and city visitors. There are many fundamental technical, social and urban challenges and opportunities that need to be addressed to accomplish this. The approach is interdisciplinary, combining methodologies from computer science, the social sciences, interaction design and architecture to improve how cities are managed and maintained in order to ensure and enhance citizen well-being.

We are looking for someone who can lead, design and run large user studies in the wild. This involves developing a diversity of physical prototyping, design and social science techniques. The research will involve working on a number of projects and as part of a collaborative team comprising researchers from UCL, Imperial and Intel.

The post is funded for 1 year in the first instance, from January 2015.

 Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for this vacancy, please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on reference number 1443894

Closing Date – 20 Nov 2014

Latest time for the submission of applications – 5pm Interview date – 27 November 2014

Research Associate in Physical Computing and Interaction Design (Part Time – 1 Year)

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for a part time post doc research associate to join the BBC/UCL CodeMe and Intel Collaborative Research Institute (ICRI) for a 12 month part time position. The ICRI is investigating, developing and deploying adaptive technologies that can optimize resource efficiency, and enable new services that support and enhance the quality of life of urban inhabitants and city visitors.

The BBC/UCL project is developing a new physical toolkit to encourage school children to learn how to create and code using electronics and programming. The approach is interdisciplinary, combining methodologies from computer science, the social sciences, interaction design and architecture to improve how cities are managed and maintained in order to ensure and enhance citizen well-being. We are looking for someone who can help design, build prototypes and run in the wild user studies. It will involve developing a diversity of physical prototyping, design and social science techniques. The research will involve working as part of a collaborative team.

The post is funded for 1 year in the first instance, from January 2015.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be viewed on the UCL Jobs pages at  www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs under the reference  1443954. Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below the advert to apply.

Closing Date – 20 Nov 2014

Latest time for the submission of applications – 5pm

Interview date – 27 November 2014