POSTDOCS - MIXED REALITY & ACCESSIBILITY

The Connected Experiences (Cx) Lab at Cornell Tech is hiring a postdoctoral researcher to work on projects that make mixed reality experiences accessible for people with all abilities. You will be working closely on research with faculty in human-computer interaction (Shiri Azenkot), computer vision (Serge Belongie), as well as other faculty in the Cx Lab and our collaborators at Verizon and Yahoo.

 

Start date: Flexible, but no later than July 2019, with preference to candidates who can start earlier

Location: The Cornell Tech campus in New York City

Duration: 1 year appointment with potential for second year renewal

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • [required] A PhD in computer science or information science working in HCI, computer vision, or related areas

  • [recommended] Experience developing mixed reality applications

  • [recommended] Experience designing artifacts for people with diverse abilities

 

To Apply

Please send the following to cxlab@cornell.edu:

  • Your CV

  • Names and emails of three or more references

  • A cover letter describing your relevant experience, why you’re interested in this position, and what you’d like to work on

 

Applications will be considered beginning on March 1st, and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please email cxlab@cornell.edu. We highly encourage students from underrepresented groups to apply. Visa sponsorship is available.

 

About Us

 

The Connected Experiences (Cx) Laboratory is a Cornell Tech-based partnership between Cornell Tech, Technion, and Verizon Media Group. The Cx lab is a diverse team of faculty and students with backgrounds in HCI, social computing, systems, computer vision, and more. You can read more about our work at cx.jacobs.cornell.edu.

 

Cornell Tech is Cornell University’s New York City-based technology and innovation campus. Combining the research strengths of a university with the innovative environment of NYC, Cornell Tech is a home for digital pioneers—those of the conviction that pragmatic, purpose-driven research spurs relevant and valuable progress. Cornell Tech focuses on creating pioneering leaders and technologies for the digital age, through research, technology commercialization, and graduate-level education at the professional masters, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels. To learn more, visit the Cornell Tech website.

 

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage.  We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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