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Human factors position at Apple

From Human Factors/Ergonomics Society

From: [] On Behalf Of kristi
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 9:05 PM
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Cc: Ann D’Apice
Subject: [HFES CEDM TG]Human factors position at Apple


Apple is looking for a hardware human factors and ergonomics researcher to apply user-centered design principles to product research, design, and development of all hardware products.

Objectives include:
* Develop user test criteria and detailed test plans for hardware user interface testing for several concurrent projects.
* Conduct user-centered research and testing for design concept models on a diverse user population utilizing experimental data, anthropometric databases, and scientific publications.
* Provide clear and concise analytic feedback to teams in a timely manner.
* Collaborate cross-functionally with design, engineering, and marketing groups.
* Maintain an active working knowledge of worldwide human factors publications and standards.

Job qualifications:

Candidates must be able to work independently and excel in a dynamic, hands-on, and creative corporate environment. Ideal candidates will possess an energetic personality with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, patience, and aesthetic sensibility. This position requires strengths in creating thorough design of experiments, utilizing the scientific method, performing statistical analyses, and visualizing information.

Position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s/doctorate preferred) with a concentration or extensive work in human factors/ergonomics, industrial engineering, kinesiology, statistics, biomedical engineering, cognitive/engineering/experimental psychology, and/or human-computer
interaction. Must have relevant experience in hardware human factors, ergonomics, biomechanics, audiology, and/or consumer product usability testing.

Please submit resume and examples of project work to and let us know if you will be attending the HFES Annual meeting in San Francisco next week.