Job: Postdoc in user interfaces at Aalto University, Finland


The Department of Communications and Networking (Comnet) at the Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering is seeking to hire outstanding individuals for postdoctoral positions.

One of the positions will be on the topic of *user interfaces* and placed in a group established by Antti Oulasvirta. The new group will focus on computational approaches to user interface design and includes research on modeling, computational methods, and interactive tools. For topics and examples of previous research in this group, please see

A successful candidate has a strong competence in one or more of the following areas:

  • Communications or networking
  • Mobile or ubiquitous computing
  • User interface technologies
  • Interaction techniques
  • Machine learning or statistics
  • Information theory
  • Optimization
  • Visualization
  • Computer vision
  • Robotics
  • Electrical engineering
  • Human perception
  • Cognitive neuroscience

This is primarily a research position. However, the selected postdoc is expected to work together with PhD students and take part in teaching related to the relevant area of expertise.

Quick facts about the application and position:

  • Deadline February 28, 2014.
  • Two-year contract with a 4 month trial period and a possibility for extension.
  • Several other topics are open in the department as well.

For more information and application instructions, please see the full call text:


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