The Center for Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Salzburg is looking for a student assistant (f/m/d) to join the collaborative research project FEM*mad: Female* Engagements in Making – Making a Difference. In this project, we investigate access to technology-driven making for underrepresented groups – especially women* and girls*. We explore and implement interventions in the field to define “best practices” that facilitate diverse ways of making.

Deadline for application: July 31, 2021
Intended date of beginning: As soon as possible thereafter
Duration: up to 12 months
Extent of employment in hours per week: 20

Your profile:

  • You are a bachelor or master student in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Communication Studies, or a related program;
  • You are interested in Human-Computer Interaction and feminist perspectives;
  • You have theoretical skills and/or practical experiences in one or more of the following areas: qualitative research methods, graphical design / illustrations, programming, (physical) prototyping, making, and/or feminist theories;
  • You are eager to conduct empirical work with users of all ages and gender identities;
  • You are fluent in German and English.

What we offer:

  • An interdisciplinary, vibrant group of researchers in- and outside the Center for HCI;
  • An extraordinary research facility that supports individual styles of working;
  • Flexible working hours.

The position is offered in accordance with the University and Employee Law and with § 30 of the “Kollektivvertrag für die ArbeitnehmerInnen der Universitäten” (Collective Agreement for University Employees; group C; the gross monthly salary for 20 hours is EUR 1.073,65, 14x per year).

For further information regarding this position, please contact

Please send your application including motivation letter and CV to not later than July 31, 2021 (please state the reference number in your application: 2021_StudA_FEMmad).