PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Postdoctoral Fellows Posted: March 11, 2014
Company/Institution: IBM Research, Almaden
Location: San Jose, California
Department: User Systems and Experience Research (USER)

Description: The User Systems and Experience Research (USER) group at IBM Research is hiring Postdoctoral researchers in the area of psycho-image analysis, which involves the development and application of image processing and computer vision to infer psychological, affective, and social characters of individuals based on the images/photos they have taken or liked. Part of IBM Watson, the USER group focuses on understanding and improving how people interact with technology (Human-Computer Interaction), and how people interact with people through the use of technology (Human-Computer-Human Interaction). We analyze existing practices, build novel, interactive technologies and systems, and study their impact on real users, often in the field.

Application Instructions: If you are interested in applying, send an email to (1) Subject-line "USER Postdoctoral 2014 application" (2) Attach your CV, and (3) Include the following information in the body text of the email: A few keywords describing your current research and research area (e.g., IUI, CSCW, InfoVis, end-user-programming, experimental psychology). A few keywords describing your HCI research skills (e.g., strong programmer, quantitative data analysis, experimental design, visual design). A paragraph or two describing your interests, especially in the context of the recruiting areas listed below. The name and email address of your Ph.D. advisor. Applications sent to will be considered for all USER research projects. If you know which project you are interested in, you are encouraged to send an email with the above information to the contact person for that individual project (listed below).IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.