Job: PostDoc in VR/Hand Gesture Recognition (U of Conn)

PostDoc Position Available in Virtual Reality/Hand Gesture Recognition

The Computational Design Lab at the University of Connecticut is inviting applications from highly experienced and independent postdoctoral candidates to support the project Gesture Based Virtual Reality System for Research in Virtual Worlds”.


UConn’s strategic location on the East Coast is given by its proximity to New York City and Boston, the many beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, and the mountains of Vermont.


The start date is January 15th, 2010. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This is a one-year research position, but potentially extendable for another year.

Desired Qualifications

1. a PhD in computer science, engineering or mathematics;

2. research experience in geometric modeling and virtual reality;

3. strong programming experience.

Experience in Human Computer Interaction is preferred.

Interested Candidates should submit to Prof. Horea Ilies (

1. a cv with a list of publications;

2. a brief research statement detailing past research experience as well as your current research

3. the coordinates (including e-mail addresses) of at least three references, and

4. a link to the PhD thesis as well as previous research publications.

More information: please go to

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