HCI Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Department Of Computer Science, University of British Columbia (UBC)
The position of postdoctoral fellow in Human-computer Interaction is open at the UBC, Canada. The laboratory is looking for candidates who have a strong backgrounds and interests in multimodal interactions, interactive systems, interface design, and/or social computing.
The selected post-doc fellow should have expertise in methods of human-centered design and/or qualitative/quantitative evaluation as well as a successful track record of publications on one of the given topics:
- Video interfaces for online learning
- Voice assistant design
- Collaboration in VR/AR
- Collaborative annotation
- User Interfaces for Crowdsourcing
The candidate will join a research team led by Dongwook Yoon. The research program focuses on building and evaluating collaboration systems that offer rich multimedia user experiences and/or expressive multimodal interactions.
Responsibilities: The candidate will be expected to play leading role in shaping and executing research projects and will work with and provide mentorship to undergraduates, Masters, and PhD students.
Fellowship Benefits: Fully-funded one-year contract, renewable based on performance. Salary will be $70,000 – $80,000 CAD per year, depending on qualifications, plus benefits and research allowance.
- PhD in Human-Computer Interaction or any other related fields
- A good track record of publications in top-tier HCI venues, such as ACM CHI, UIST, or CSCW
- Friendly and professional conduct
- Fluency in written and spoken English
Earliest Start Date: June 1, 2020
Please submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a research statement (1-4 pages), country of current residence and citizenship, and date of availability to Dongwook Yoon (see the contact details below). After an initial review, selected applicants will be requested to submit names and contacts of three referees. @cs.ubc.ca>
Note: Recruiting a foreign national is still possible, but delays/limitations are expected under the current travel restrictions due to COVID-19. If you are not a Canadian, Permanent Resident, or current work permit holder residing in Canada, please apply ASAP, far before the stated closing date.
For further details and information, please contact Dongwook Yoon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
University of British Columbia
|Organization||University of British Columbia (UBC)|
|Subject areas||Computer Science|
|Fellowship amount||$70,000 – $80,000 CAD per year|
|Deadline||24 May 2020 – 12:00am|