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Post-doc position available at the Human Interfaces in Information 
Systems Laboratory of the Information Science and Technologies Institute 
in Pisa, Italy.

The post-doc will work in a project in the area of Ambient-Assisted Living.
The project aims to extend the time that the elderly can live in their 
home environment, increasing their autonomy and assisting them in 
carrying out their daily activities through intelligent and intuitive 
web applications.

The post-doc will contribute to the design and development of a software 
platform aimed at:
i. Monitoring the behaviour of the elderly; providing the elderly with 
the most important health warnings with persuasive suggestions at the 
appropriate time. We will include features to detect any deviations from 
expected behaviour, and persuade older people to adopt a healthier 
behaviour;
ii. Providing caregivers, but also the elderly who have a certain 
familiarity with the technology, with intuitive interaction environments 
so that they can easily customize the assistance services and the 
existing devices at home (such as heating, security system, ..) in 
context-dependent way.

Requirements:

  * Ph.D. or Master's Degree with at least three years of documented
    research experience at the University and public or private research
    centers;
  * not having reached the age of 36 on the date of application for
    participation;
  * knowledge of the English language;
  * knowledge of the Italian language (only for foreign candidates).

The amount of the research grant for a period of 24 months is 
approximately  2,250 gross per month (approximately 1,600 euros net per 
month).
The Call for Applications is available at 
http://bandi.urp.cnr.it/doc-assegni/documentazione/7842_DOC_IT.pdf - 
Deadline 13 April 2018

For informal inquiries candidates can contact fabio.paterno @ isti.cnr.it


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