The Hybrid Body Lab, in Design + Environmental Analysis at Cornell University, is seeking an outstanding Postdoctoral Associate to conduct cutting-edge research in the area of on-body user interfaces or digital fabrication. The Postdoc will work closely with Prof. Dr. Cindy-Hsin-Liu Kao, director of the Hybrid Body Lab. In addition, the Postdoc will frequently interact with faculty & researchers in the College of Human Ecology, Computing and Information Science, and the College of Engineering, all based on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY. We offer a fully funded Postdoc position for one year with potential for renewal upon satisfactory performance. Although the start date is flexible, we prefer the candidate starts as soon as possible.
Our lab specializes in novel interaction techniques, digital fabrication, and programmable materials as applied to wearable computing. We have a strong research focus and present our work at major conferences of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Wearable Computing. The design aspects of our work are often disseminated through exhibitions in top international museums.
Qualifications for a successful candidate include:
PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Science, Mechanical Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field
Strong track record of publications in high-quality venues related to HCI
A team player with excellent communication skills, and willingness to collaborate across disciplines
Independent, creative, and strongly motivated to conduct research in HCI and Wearable Computing
(Preferred) Design-related interest or experience
Your role will involve:
Iterative design, prototyping, and evaluation of new user interfaces and fabrication techniques
Publishing research results in top conferences in HCI and Wearable Computing
Lead ongoing projects while also spearheading new ones based on your unique expertise
Contribute to writing proposals for applications of external funding
Supervise graduate and undergraduate students in the lab
Support undergraduate and graduate teaching related to the lab
The position will be housed in the Hybrid Body Lab in the Human Ecology Building at Cornell University, which consists of digital design & fabrication studios, wet lab facilities, and state-of-the-art textile production machines.
Cover letter describing research experience, fit for position, and future interests (3 page max)
CV (detailed, including full publication list)
Transcript of graduate work (unofficial is acceptable)
Three or more reference letters
PDFs of three selected publications.
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