Note: Although the description says Ph.D. preferred, an applicant without a Ph.D. but some research experience and extensive phone development experience would be seriously considered.


Open Sponsored Research Staff Positions
House_n Research Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seeking two Postdoctoral Associates or Sponsored Research Staff members (Ph.D. preferred) to join a multi-disciplinary research group investigating how novel mobile computing technologies might be used for personal health tracking and helping people stay healthy as they age.

Position 1: This researcher will work with a team to develop an open-source hardware and software system that will enable medical researchers to affordably measure physical activity type and intensity and its location in very large populations of adults using ordinary mobile phones. Areas of expertise required: electrical engineering, ubiquitous or mobile computing, sensors/accelerometers, pattern recognition
Full description: http://www.mit.edu/~intille/ResearchPosition1.html

Position 2: This researcher will work with a team to develop an open-source software system that will enable medical researchers to affordably measure physical activity and other health-related metrics, such as stress, in very large populations of adults using ordinary mobile phones. Areas of expertise required: ubiquitous or mobile computing, participatory design, HCI, interruption, mobile software development, health technology
Full description: http://www.mit.edu/~intille/ResearchPosition2.html


Stephen Intille, Ph.D.
Technology Director, House_n
http://www.mit.edu/~intille