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UX Research Manager



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in Sociology, Experimental Psychology, Human Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Political Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in human rights, responsible AI, or applied ethics to technologies.
  • Experience in AI technologies, evaluating socio-technical implications, and identifying opportunities.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in product translating user insights to technological requirements and capabilities.
  • Experience scaling user insights through best practices, workshops, and product consultations.
  • Knowledge of multiple publication submissions for conferences, journals, or public repositories.
  • Ability to collaborate academic, civil society, and industry partners to address complexities with future of AI.

About the job

As a UX Research Manager, you will be responsible for situating goals and storytelling the realities of the lived experiences of stakeholders. You will engage with stakeholders across external thought leaders and be involved in developing research methodologies, engaging with external users through research studies and focus groups, developing insights, developing compelling narratives, and partnering with Research, Labs, and various product areas. You will collaborate with people across levels, leadership, and organizations. You will contribute and be a leader in the wider research community by sharing and publishing user research insights, with ideas inspired from collaborations in the industry.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $164,000-$252,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Ensure that the narrative is consistently grounded in real-world experiences.
  • Conduct and synthesize user research and external engagements across organizations to understand our audience's needs, behaviors, and motivations.
  • Work with cross-functional teams, including researchers, scientists, designers, and product managers, to shape our user scenarios and narratives.
  • Author papers and artifacts to share and generate the impact of our user insights in the technology community.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and issues related to emerging technologies.

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