Design UI Project

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Positions Full-time positions (Research Scientist, Postdoctoral Fellow, Technical Staff) 1 year
Short-term positions (Visiting Researcher, Visiting Student, Intern) Approx. 3-6 months
Research Area Human-Computer / Robot Interaction, Computer Graphics
Responsibilities The goal of this project is to invent technologies that help people to design and create digital media, physical objects, and robot behaviors. See our project description page for more details.
The candidate is expected to perform original research to achieve this goal, by designing new user interfaces
and innovative systems, building convincing prototypes, and publishing the results at major international venues.
Qualifications Full-time positions:

A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related subjects (or equivalent research experience). Demonstrated capability for performing original research in the area of human-computer/robot interaction, computer graphics,
and other related areas. We are especially looking for candidates with the following expertise

  • User Interface Design, Interactive Computer Graphics (mainly modeling)
  • Computer-aided Design (CAD), Physical Simulation
  • Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Robotics, Mechatronics
Short-term positions:

Ph.D. graduate student in computer science or related area.
We also consider undergrads with competitive programming or hardware development skill.

Term of Contract Full-time positions:

The position is for one year, renewable annually up to March 2013 based on performance evaluation.

Short-term positions:

We provide travel expense for the stay with some extra compensation.
The term is flexible, from a few weeks to a few months.

Salary Competitive salary will be offered based on regulation of the University of Tokyo.
How to Apply

Send the following material in PDF by email to ( recruit [at] ←closed ).

  • resume (previous research/work experience and a publication list).
  • brief summary of past research (1 page)
  • a research proposal (1 page)
  • preferred starting and ending date (we are flexible)

The research proposal is most important. We make a decisionprimarily based on the proposal.
Please describe what you want to work on within the framework of this project.
(Please also describe your own personal research goal/plan independent of this project, if any).

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