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Senior User Researcher – Neuroscience Specialist Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Senior User Researcher – Neuroscience Specialist Description

Job #: 92064
Are you a neuroscience specialist? Have you led on biometric projects?
We’re looking for a Senior User Researcher with a specialism in Neuroscience to join the EMEA Research & Insights team.
You will play a pivotal role in shaping our understanding of user behaviour through the lens of neuroscience. You will lead biometric projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive cutting-edge biometric research and spearhead biometric research efforts within the Research & Insights practice.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead and manage biometric research projects, defining research goals, methodologies, and timelines to uncover insights into user behaviour and cognition
  • Develop and implement protocols for collecting biometric data, using multiple sensors including GSR, EEG, Eye-tracking, facial expression analysis, and other relevant sensors
  • Design experiments that incorporate biometric measurements to assess user engagement, emotional response, cognitive load, and other relevant metrics while using apps, websites, interfaces or physical products
  • Utilize advanced data analysis techniques to derive meaningful insights from biometric data and translate findings into actionable recommendations for products, services, and user experience improvement
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess user experience and usability through biometric data
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive research strategy to advance biometric research capabilities within the organization
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in neuroscience, biometric technology, and user experience trends to inform research strategies
  • Create clear and concise reports and visualizations to communicate research findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Present research results and recommendations to senior management and project teams

What You Have

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related field with a strong focus on user research, biometric research, or neuroimaging methods
  • At least 3 years of experience in designing and conducting biometric research studies (i.e., eye-tracking, EEG or GSR experiments) on humans
  • Proficiency in biometric data analysis tools and software such as iMotions would be beneficial
  • Proficient in Python
  • Ability to travel Europe wide on an as needed basis to deliver biometric projects
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment
  • A passion for understanding human behaviour and user experience

We Offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Pension Plan scheme
  • Discretionary Performance Based bonus
  • Laptop + Corporate Simcard + Corporate Mobile Device (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Trainings, Internal Education and Dutch Language Courses
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation Package
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential