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Job: Post-doctoral fellow at Human Interface Technology Laboratory (HIT Lab NZ)

Post-Doctoral Fellow Human Interface Technology Laboratory (HIT Lab NZ)
College of Engineering
University of Canterbury

Christchurch, New Zealand
https://www.findapostdoc.com/search/Job-Details.aspx?jobcode=8557

Application deadline: 17 August 2019

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • 2 Year fixed term opportunity

WHAT YOU WILL DO

The Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, NZ has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher.

This two-year position will focus on the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of multisensory feedback techniques in immersive Virtual Reality (VR) systems. The work will involve research into methods for generating and delivering multisensory cues in concert to produce user experiences that mimic real-world situations in high fidelity.

In addition, novel user interface techniques focusing on expressive, non-fatiguing interaction that can be used to support long-duration VR use will be designed and evaluated.

WHO YOU ARE

The successful candidate must have completed a PhD in a VR-related field, such as computer science, and have a history of successful work in conducting user studies in VR, as evidenced by publications in appropriate venues.… read more. “Job: Post-doctoral fellow at Human Interface Technology Laboratory (HIT Lab NZ)”

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Job: Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies at Boston University

Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies
Boston University College of Communication

https://bu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=304242&jobboardid=101

Review of applications begins no later than October 1, 2019; early applications encouraged; open until filled

The Boston University College of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies position anticipated to begin fall of 2020. This position addresses social scientific aspects of new media with expertise in empirical analysis of large data sets, especially those drawn from social media. Although specialization is open, we seek to build strength in the areas of mobile communication, human-machine communication, data visualization, health communication, and augmented reality. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The College of Communication is home to interdisciplinary research and applications. The Division of Emerging Media Studies interacts with the three departments within the College: Film & Television, Journalism, and Mass Communication/Advertising/Public Relations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mediated communication theory and research; supervising master´s theses and doctoral dissertations; and broadening the research profile of the Division of Emerging Media Studies.… read more. “Job: Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies at Boston University”

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Job: Postdoc position in AR/VR interaction at the University of Glasgow

Postdoc position

ERC ViAjeRo project
University of Glasgow
Vacancy Reference: 027939
Duration: 1/10/19 for three years (with potential for a further 2 years)
http://mig.dcs.gla.ac.uk/viajero-postdoc/

Closing Date: 28th September, 2019

Hi all

We have a postdoc position available in my group at Glasgow.

We are looking for an excellent and enthusiastic human-computer interaction researcher to join the ERC Advanced Grant ViAjeRo project (www.viajero-project.org). This is a new 5 year project which will radically improve all passenger journeys by facilitating the use of immersive Virtual and Augmented Reality to support entertainment, work and collaboration when on the move. We are particularly focused on autonomous vehicles.

We are looking for an HCI researcher with an interest in interaction techniques, AR/VR/mixed reality, and interaction across different forms of transport.

This post is part of the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant ViAjeRo (https://viajero-project.org/), which will investigate motion sickness, social acceptability and interaction in virtual and augmented reality passenger experiences.… read more. “Job: Postdoc position in AR/VR interaction at the University of Glasgow”

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Job: Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethics of AI at University of Toronto

Job Posting – Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Centre for Ethics
University of Toronto

Application deadline: August 1, 2019

The interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto (C4E) invites applications for its inaugural postdoctoral fellowship in ethics of artificial intelligence during the 2019-20 academic year.

AREA OF RESEARCH: We welcome applications by candidates from diverse disciplinary backgrounds-including philosophy, law, political science, and other social sciences and humanities, as well as computer science, engineering, statistics, and technology studies-to join C4E’s interdisciplinary intellectual community to conduct research related to the ethics of artificial intelligence, in the context of C4E’s mission as an interdisciplinary centre aimed at advancing research and teaching in the field of ethics, broadly defined, by bringing together the theoretical and practical knowledge of diverse scholars, students, public servants and social leaders in order to increase understanding of the ethical dimensions of individual, social, and political life.… read more. “Job: Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethics of AI at University of Toronto”

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Job: RA/Post-doc at University of Kent: “PRoCEED: A Platform for Responsive Conversational Agents to Enhance Engagement and Disclosure”

Research Associate
University of Kent – School of Computing
Location: Canterbury
Project:
“PRoCEED: A Platform for Responsive Conversational Agents to Enhance Engagement and Disclosure”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BSC289/research-associate

Application deadline: 9th June 2019

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for a Research Associate (RA/Post-doc) to join a new interdisciplinary UK EPSRC-funded project entitled “PRoCEED: A Platform for Responsive Conversational Agents to Enhance Engagement and Disclosure”. The RA will work as a part of the University of Kent team, led by Dr Jason R.C. Nurse, and be based in the School of Computing in Canterbury, UK. The RA will also be a part of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS), a cross-faculty and cross-discipline research centre at the university. The University of Kent is one of 17 UK government recognised Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR).

The post start date is 1st September 2019, it is fixed-term for 18 months, and the deadline for applications is 9th June 2019.… read more. “Job: RA/Post-doc at University of Kent: “PRoCEED: A Platform for Responsive Conversational Agents to Enhance Engagement and Disclosure””

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Call/Job: Nominations sought for founding editor of Technology, Mind, and Behavior

Call for Nominations

Founding Editor of Technology, Mind, and Behavior
https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/resources/call-for-nominations

Deadline for nominations:  May 15, 2019

The American Psychological Association (APA) is seeking a founding editor for its new interdisciplinary journal Technology, Mind, and Behavior. The term of the editorship is 2020–2025, with a start-up period in the fall of 2019.

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Technology, Mind, and Behavior is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that will publish original work on human-technology interaction, with a focus on human behavior at the individual or group level.

The journal will showcase basic and applied empirical research on the psychology and dynamics of the interactions between humans and technology. Meta-analyses and literature reviews that summarize the current state of science on a topic will also be accepted.

The scope of the journal will include:

  • BASIC RESEARCH: How humans understand and use technology, impacts of technology on human experience and behavior, human-technology interactions as mutually adaptive systems, role of technology in advancing other areas of scientific research, and related topics
  • APPLICATIONS: Development, use, and impact of technologies in domains such as aging, education, mental and physical health, recreation, and the workplace
  • BROADER IMPLICATIONS: Evidence-based analyses of ethical, legal, social, and policy questions concerning the opportunities and challenges arising from human-technology interactions

Research featured in Technology, Mind, and Behavior may address the full range of contemporary and emerging technologies.… read more. “Call/Job: Nominations sought for founding editor of Technology, Mind, and Behavior”

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Job: Post-doctoral position on “Modeling Virtual Coaches” project at Sorbonne University

Post-doctoral position – Modeling Virtual Coaches
Institute for Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISIR) lab
Sorbonne University, Paris

There is a Post-doctoral position open at Sorbonne University in the Institute for Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISIR) lab on modeling group of virtual coaches.

Location: ISIR – Sorbonne University, Jussieu, Paris
Starting data: Now
Ending date: 31 September 2020
Stipend; according to curriculum
Application: send a CV and names of reference to catherine.pelachaud@upmc.fr

Topic: Modeling Virtual Coaches

The European Horizon-2020 project Council of Coaches aims to develop a tool in which virtual embodied coaches form a team of experts that can discuss amongst themselves and with the user how the user could improve his healthy lifestyle behaviors. The project combines state of the art 3D Virtual Avatars with language and reasoning technology and applies this to the area of lifestyle and behavior change coaching.… read more. “Job: Post-doctoral position on “Modeling Virtual Coaches” project at Sorbonne University”

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Job: Research Associate/Postdoc for AR/VR at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

We are currently looking for a new member for our research group doing all kinds of mixed / immersive / augmented / virtual reality work in Lucerne, Switzerland. Very pretty area!

While most people here speak German, this is explicitly not a requirement. We are doing a variety of projects, especially in the realm of games and HCI, so are looking for people with a background and interest in those areas.

We are happy for applications by both early-career researchers, postdocs and people with industry experience.

Application deadline April 30th.

More detail at the end of the email or here:
https://recruitingapp-2678.umantis.com/Vacancies/1672/Description/1

Happy to answer questions via email as well…

Cheers,
Richard

Research Associate / Postdoc for Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (80-100%)
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Lucerne, Switzerland
https://recruitingapp-2678.umantis.com/Vacancies/1672/Description/1

Application deadline April 30th

YOUR TASKS

  • You work jointly with our lecturers and academic staff on research and development projects with a focus on novel and appropriate uses of augmented and virtual reality.
read more. “Job: Research Associate/Postdoc for AR/VR at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts”
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Job: Senior Research Lab Developer for VR developmental neuroimaging at Birkbeck, U of London

Permanent Senior Research Laboratory Developer
Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development,
Birkbeck, University of London
Location: London
Salary: £44,515 to £53,854
Hours: Full Time + Permanent
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQU941/senior-research-laboratory-developer

Application deadline: 23rd May 2019

The Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development (CBCD) is building a unique research facility within the new Wohl/Wolfson ToddlerLab. The Wellcome-funded Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE) will enable developmental changes in children’s brains, behaviours, and cognition to be studied in naturally contingent audiovisual virtual environments. The facility will incorporate cutting-edge wearable monitoring systems including psychophysiology, eye tracking, brain activity monitoring systems (EEG, fNIRS) and motion-capture synchronised to the VR environment.

You will be responsible for the effective development, management and operation of purpose built multi-method real and virtual (CAVE) developmental laboratory facilities within the CBCD (www.cbcd.bbk.ac.uk); providing a high quality technical service that proactively supports and contributes to research excellence; undertaking research for pilot projects leading to grant applications and project work leading to publications.… read more. “Job: Senior Research Lab Developer for VR developmental neuroimaging at Birkbeck, U of London”

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Job: Assistant/Associate Professor in HCI for VR/AR/MR at Telecom ParisTech

Télécom ParisTech is recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Human-Computer Interaction for Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality. Télécom ParisTech is one of the leading French higher education and research institutions in the fields of engineering and digital technology. It is located in Paris area and is part of the new Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

The post is open to candidates with a Ph.D. in Computer Science, HCI, or equivalent. The successful candidate will lead research in Human-Computer Interaction or Visualisation applied to Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, or Mixed Reality. French is not required, but a willingness to learn is a plus.

Research activities will be conducted in the DIVA (Design, Interaction, Visualisation & Applications) group of the Computer Science & Networking department (https://diva.telecom-paristech.fr). The group research activities focus on novel interaction techniques (particularly with respect to large and small-scale devices), information visualisation, digital fabrication & design, and new technologies for teaching.… read more. “Job: Assistant/Associate Professor in HCI for VR/AR/MR at Telecom ParisTech”

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