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 Research Fellow/Assistant in Web Games and Technology Enhanced Education:


 18 October 2009 | visits 566

City University

City e-Health Research Centre

City University - School of Community and Health Sciences

£30k - £43k per annum

The postholder will join the vibrant and multidisciplinary team at CeRC which runs the National electronic Library of Infection - NeLI - family of projects (  He/she will be working on the e-Bug project ( which aims to develop and disseminate, across Europe, an antibiotic and hygiene teaching resource for junior and senior school children. The post holder will carry out research and evaluation around the educational web games developed within the e-Bug project and further develop these games.

The postholder will be responsible for development, research and evaluation of the educational web games developed within the e-Bug project ( The postholder will also conduct research into knowledge and attitude based evaluation, effectiveness of the educational impact and update across Europe as well as a comparative study of the two games' styles and mechanics for teaching the learning objectives. In addition, the postholder will investigate the use of games and technology enhanced education for teaching purposes in healthcare, sustainability and other domains where trade offs are necessary.

The postholder will have an MSc or PhD in computer science, computer games, e-learning, information science, health informatics, e-health or equivalent degrees. The postholder will have experience of working in academic research or an equivalent industrial experience, and the ability to conduct independent research.

In return, we offer a comprehensive package of in-house staff training and development, and benefits that include a final salary pension scheme.

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Closing date:  27 October 2009

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