Position title
Researcher in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Simulation- Based Learning and Teaching
Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated researcher to conduct research in the
fields of Learning Engineering and technology-enhanced learning. The main focus
should be on supporting learning and teaching through cutting-edge educational
technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Simulations.
The candidate should have prior experience in the design, development, and
evaluation of simulation-based learning, educational technologies, and data
analytics. The candidate should have a proven track record of publishing research in
reputable journals (e.g Computers and Education, BJET, JCSCL, etc.) and
important conferences such as EC-TEL, LAK, ICALT, CSCL.

Responsibilities

 

• Conduct research in Education technologies focussed on VR, AR, and
simulation-based learning and teaching.
• Design and develop simulations for educational purposes
• Evaluate the effectiveness of simulation-based learning in various educational
contexts
• Publish research in reputable journals and present findings at important
conferences
• Collaborate with other researchers and educators to advance the field of
simulation-based learning and teaching

 

Qualifications

 

• PhD degree in a relevant field (e.g., Education, Computer Science, Human-
Computer Interaction)

• Strong background in VR, AR, and simulation-based learning and teaching
• Strong experience in using and implementing research methodologies of
Technology Enhanced Learning like Design-based Research, and
Participatory Design
• Proven track record of publishing research in reputable journals and
presenting at important conferences
• Experience in the design, development, and evaluation of simulation-based
learning
• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience with programming languages commonly used in VR/AR
development (e.g., Unity, Unreal Engine)
• Experience in data analytics and visualization
• Experience in data processing using data value chain

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this exciting research
opportunity, please submit your CV, cover letter, and a list of your publications for
consideration at careers@ammachilabs.org.

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Ammachilabs, Amritapuri
Date posted
June 12, 2024
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