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For learners and educators => Recruitment => Topic started by: philedmonds on July 17, 2008, 05:18:48 PM

Title: Job: Research Scientist - Learning Technology
Post by: philedmonds on July 17, 2008, 05:18:48 PM

Sharp Laboratories of Europe
Oxford, UK

Sharp Corporation is internationally recognized for its innovation in consumer products such as mobile phones, Aquos LCD TVs, e-dictionaries, and large-area displays. Sharp is building a strategy to move these and future products into the education market.

Sharp Laboratories of Europe is seeking exceptional candidates with a passion for R&D to help us develop next-generation educational technologies and systems. As part of a team, you will lead and contribute to projects in the emerging field of mobile and ubiquitous learning.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting innovative research on predominantly software technologies for education
  • Building and evaluating prototypes of developed concepts
  • Keeping up with the latest developments in the field
  • Promoting and transferring your results within Sharp

Ideally you will have a Masters or PhD, or equivalent experience, in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline. Successful candidates will have good software programming skills and experience or interest in m-learning or e-learning. Experience of ubiquitous computing will be advantageous. In addition, you should have a proven ability to generate new ideas and be motivated by seeing the results of your research in commercial use.

In return we offer an excellent employment package including competitive salary, pension, life insurance and local amenity benefits with excellent training and career development prospects.

You can read more about our work at www.sle.sharp.co.uk .

Applicants should send a covering letter and CV quoting ref: RES-ITS/0055 to Sorcha Bangham at jobs@sharp.co.uk