Two Postdocs at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies

— Postdoctoral Position in User State Sensing at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies —

 

The MxR Lab at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for a project in user state sensing. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field and a research background in virtual environments, 3D user interfaces, human-computer interaction, computer vision, machine learning, or a similar area.

 

This position is funded by a project that involves assessing the user’s psychological state through verbal and nonverbal behavior during interactions with virtual humans, based primarily on data collected through video and depth cameras.  Specific responsibilities will include:

– Designing and prototyping sensing methodologies to inform model’s of the user’s psychological state

– Developing software libraries that facilitate user state sensing

– Collaborating with other divisions of the ICT to contribute to an integrated sensing framework

– Conducting user studies, analyzing data, and publishing results

 

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the « Trojan Family, » which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

 

Initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years.  Please direct all inquiries to Evan Suma (suma@ict.usc.edu).

 

Applicants can apply online at: http://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66028

 

 

 

— Postdoctoral Position in Visualization at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies —

 

The MxR Lab at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who can essentially serve as a Product Designer specializing in the field of data visualization / visual analytics.

 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or related field and a research background in the areas of scientific visualization, information visualization, or visual analytics, but also must have great client relationship skills, be highly empathic, and be adept at client need finding.

 

Effort will be on a new project that focuses on innovative ways for users to interact with scientific data visualization. The position is expected to be funded for at least two years, with an initial one-year appointment and the possibility of renewal for subsequent years. Some travel to DC to spend extended time with local researchers will be required as well.

 

Responsibilities will include:

– Designing novel visualizations and interaction techniques for immersive tablet-based displays

– Developing visualization applications and supporting software for mobile platforms

– Conducting user studies, analyzing data, and publishing results

– Acting as a liaison between ICT and other contracting organizations

– Providing support for other contracting organizations in integrating existing visualization applications with tablet devices

 

How to apply:

Email a cover letter and CV (including list of publications and contact information for 3-5 references) to Evan Suma (suma@ict.usc.edu).

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