Job: Professor/Chair of Human Media Interaction at University of Twente

The Computer Science department, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands has a vacancy for

Full Professor and Chair of Human Media Interaction

The Human Media Interaction (HMI) group at the University of Twente performs research in the areas of natural interaction and intelligent environments: Natural interaction research includes human-computer interaction, multimedia processing, dialogue modeling, multimodal interaction, and brain-computer interfacing. Intelligent environment research includes multi-party interaction, embodied conversational agents (virtual humans), and virtual and augmented reality.

The group has four part-time professors in the areas of speech and language technology, affective computing, information retrieval and image processing. The group also has two full-time associate professors, five assistant professors, about 20 PhD students, about 5 postdoctoral scientists and some administrative, technical and managerial support.

The chair will be responsible for curriculum and strategic developments for the master Human Media Interaction and is programme leader of the Twente Graduate School programme on Human-Centered Interaction Technologies. The HMI group is an important contributor to the bachelor curriculum Creative Technology. Moreover the research group participates in development and teaching in the area of Human Media Interaction in the bachelor and master curricula of Informatics and Business Information Technology.

The successful candidate will head the HMI group. He/she will further develop the research agenda of the group, extend and maintain collaboration at departmental, national and international level, and be engaged in the group’s teaching activities. Candidates must have an outstanding publication record, excellent leadership and management qualities, a strong vision on future development of the field and very good teaching skills. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant area.

The University offers a full time tenured position as Professor with a competitive salary (maximum 8.622,- euro gross per month) and benefits commensurate with your position, experience and qualifications.

For more detailed information see the full advertisement or contact Professor Roel Wieringa ( Interested candidates are invited to apply before 15th November 2010. NB: application must be done through our on-line system, accessible by the link at the very end of the web page

Prof. Dr. R.J. Wieringa

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