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Postdoctoral Position in Deformable User Interactions @ Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada 
http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/postdoc/ 


The Creative Interactions Lab at Carleton University (http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/) is seeking a talented and motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct research on novel interactions techniques. We are mostly interested in human-computer interaction candidates who have expertise or interests in deformation user interactions, shape-shifting, wearables, tangible user interfaces, and/or health.


Ongoing lab projects include:
.  investigating of FlexStylus, a deformable pen (http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/flexstylus/)
.  applying HCI to upper body (hand and wrist) rehabilitation to improve manual dexterity (http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/hand-rehabilitation/)
.  evaluating using deformation for blind users (http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/deformation-for-blind-users/)
.  designing deformable wearables (http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/deformable-wearables/)

The PDF will contribute to the leadership of ongoing projects while also initiating new ones based on their unique background and expertise. The PDF will also have the opportunity to supervise graduate and undergraduate students.


QUALIFICATIONS

A successful candidate has:
.  a PhD in HCI, computer science, systems/computer/electrical/mechanical engineering, or a related field
.  track record of publication in high-quality venues related to human-computer interaction and/or sensors
.  creativity, independence
.  excellent team working and communication skills, and high motivation for research at the intersection of HCI and new technologies


Start date is flexible. Position length is 2 years.

Informal inquiries are welcome and may be made to  mailto:[log in to unmask]

To apply, please submit the following information to Audrey Girouard (mailto:[log in to unmask]): your CV, your research statement, a full list of publications, names and contact information of three references, and PDFs of three selected publications

Review of applications will begin February 15, and continue until the position is filled.

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Audrey Girouard, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Information Technology, AP 230 D
Director, Collaborative Learning in Usability Experiences (https://carleton.ca/clue/)
Carleton University 
http://cil.csit.carleton.ca/

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