Research Assistant

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Created: April 28, 2014


Semaphore is hiring research assistants for our projects on the socio-technical dimensions of 3D printing, including environmental questions, issues related to standardization/customization, and general socio-cultural concerns.

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student who registered in at least 40% of a full course load in 2013 or plan to register for 2014, then you are eligible to apply. All student applications will be considered, but priority will be given to MI/MMST students registered at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

Our ideal candidate has a high level of general technical competency, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, and is able to work independently as well as in a team.


• Carrying out 3D design tasks
• Operating 3D printers
• Writing technical documentation
• Transcription of video and audio data

Other or more specific tasks can be prioritized for the applicant's interest and strengths.


• A high level of general technical competency
• Availability during standard office hours at least 3 days a week
• Coding ability (C#, python, etc.) and experience with 3D design encouraged but not required
• Willingness to learn

Additional information :
Contract dates: Monday 5 May 2014 – Friday 29 August 2014

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