PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Postdoctoral Position in Machine Learning and Computer VisionPosted: January 12, 2015
Company/Institution: Lancaster University
Location: Lancaster, UK
Department: School of Computing and Communications

Description: Project: Eye movement data analysis for health monitoring This position is funded by an EPSRC grant the School has received in collaboration with colleagues in Psychology, to investigate novel methods for monitoring of dementia using eye movements. Eye movement and cognitive health are closely linked, including growing evidence of markers for dementia diagnosis. We aim to advance ambient monitoring of eye movement in the context of everyday activity, coupled with development of novel methods for data mining of eye movement. Our vision is that rather than patients having to attend a clinic for assessment, eye movement data can be collected and analysed in settings where the technology is ambient and people

Application Instructions: Application deadline: 31 January 2015. The position is available for a fixed term of 3.5 years from 31 March 2015. Applications should include a statement of research interest. More details and applications: http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A1118 You are welcome to contact Prof. Hans Gellersen (http://eis.comp.lancs.ac.uk/~hwg) and Dr. Kwang In Kim (http://people.mpi-inf.mpg.de/~kkim/) for initial discussion, with an informal email describing your interest and containing no attachments.