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Apply to AxLab -  "What Actuates You?"

We are a team of creative, curious, and passionate individuals who invent and speculate on the future of user experience and interactive technologies.

For those interested in joining AxLab, 

  1. please check the following information on our list of positions

  2. check our About page to learn about our mission and the relevant skills needed to work at AxLab​​​​

  3. send your portfolio link and CV via e-mail to < axlab_apply [at] lists.uchicago.edu > with a brief note about your intention

List of Positions

Ph.D. Student

Recommendation:

Experience in and knowledge of HCI or related field, particularly in designing and engineering interactive physical systems, are required. Paper publication or equivalent experience, including presenting your work in academic/artistic venue, is highly encouraged.

Requirement / Ideal Backgrounds:

Bachelor/undergrad degree or master's degree (or equivalent experience) in relevant domains [not necessarily in Computer Science].

Mid-December

Deadline:

N/A

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Master's (Pre-doctoral) Student

Recommendation:

Focused/extensive experience in HCI is NOT required, but strong passion for and interest in inventing / researching interactive systems are required. Some experience in designing and developing interactive systems isencouraged.

Requirement / Ideal Backgrounds:

Bachelor/undergrad degree (or equivalent experience) in relevant domains [not necessarily in Computer Science].

[Round 1] Mid-January, [Round 2] Early April

Deadline:

N/A

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Undergraduate Student

Recommendation:

Some experience (classes, etc) in software and/or hardware engineering is encouraged, but not required. Bring your passion, creativity, and curiosity!

Requirement / Ideal Backgrounds:

Be enrolled as UChicago undergrad. (Year of study & major do not matter.)

Mid-Dec (to join Winter) and Mid-May (to join Summer)

Deadline:

Sign up to the mailing list (linked to the 'Info' button below) to receive news about new openings for undergrad members.

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Post Doctoral Researcher

Recommendation:

TBA

Requirement / Ideal Backgrounds:

Ph.D. degree in related field.

N/A

Deadline:

Currently no openings for fully-funded positions.

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Non-Degree Visiting Student

Recommendation:

TBA

Requirement / Ideal Backgrounds:

Must be enrolled in another degree program (graduate/undergrad) at another university.

N/A

Deadline:

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Contact Information & Applications

Connect with AxLab

We are open to opportunities including:
 - industry and academic collaborations and partnerships
 - local and international exhibitions
 

Please reach out to us via < axlab_contact [at] lists.uchicago.edu > for more information. Check the sections below to learn more about visiting and joining AxLab. 

Physical Address

John Crerar Library Building
5730 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago IL 60637

Office: #358 / Lab: #380

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