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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Fellow position: National University of Singapore (NUS)


Applications are invited for a post-doctoral Research Fellow at the
Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering of the National University of Singapore (NUS). The
successful applicant will
join a team of researchers in the Interactive Multimedia Lab. The work
is highly inter-disciplinary in
nature and involves close collaboration with experts from architecture.

* Ph.D. degree from a renowned university.
* Proven track record of research in augmented reality, tracking
technologies, 3D modeling, and/or human-computer interfaces.
* Fluency in English (written and oral).
* Experience with software development in C/C++.
* Knowledge of DirectX and Windows Mobile would be a plus.

* Take a leading role in developing novel augmented-reality applications
on mobile devices.
* Research techniques and algorithms for sensor fusion, location
detection, tracking and registration.
* Collaborate with colleagues from architecture to develop suitable
scene models and demonstrators.
* Design and conduct usability studies.
* Assist in supervision of student projects.

The appointment can commence immediately and will be initially for one
year, with possibility for
extension up to three years. Salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should send their motivation letter, curriculum
vitae and publication list to
Stefan Winkler .

About IML:
The Interactive Multimedia Lab is a young and dynamic group that
currently comprises 11 researchers and
graduate students. Our work focuses on the areas of vision-based
human-computer interfaces, human-centric
image analysis, multimedia processing and perception modeling.

About NUS:
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a comprehensive university
with 13 faculties and more than
30'000 students. NUS offers an excellent education and research
environment and has recently been ranked 8th
among the top Engineering and IT universities world-wide (The Times
Higher Education Supplement).