Our lab specializes in developing novel interaction techniques, interactive devices, rapid fabrication, and sensing methods in the fields of mobile, tangible, and wearable computing.
The lab is part of the German Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction. We have a strong research focus, a strong presence in the international key conferences of HCI, and ongoing collaborations with major international institutes.
Some papers from our group:
- iSkin (CHI 2015 Best Paper Award)
- SkinMarks (CHI 2017)
- PrintScreen (UIST 2014 Best Paper Award)
- HotFlex (CHI 2016)
- More Than Touch (CHI 2014)
QUALIFICATIONSA successful candidate has:
- PhD degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field
- outstanding track record of publications in high-quality venues related to human-computer interaction
- creativity, independence
- excellent team working and communication skills, and high motivation for research at the intersection of HCI and new technologies
POSITION and ENVIRONMENTWe offer a fully funded post-doc position for two years. The start date is flexible, but fall/winter 2018 is preferred.
Your role will involve the design, prototyping, and/or evaluation of new interactive technology and user interfaces, as well as writing up the results for academic publication. You will contribute to the leadership of ongoing projects (e.g., within our ERC Grant InteractiveSkin) while also initiating new ones based on your unique background and expertise. You will also have the opportunity to supervise graduate and undergraduate students and (moderately) contribute to the teaching activities of the lab.
Salaries are internationally competitive, based on state employees salary scheme TV-L E 13 or E 14 (100%), and include health insurance and social insurance.
Saarbruecken can count itself amongst the best locations for computer science research worldwide. In immediate proximity to each other on the Saarbrücken Campus, you find Saarland University’s Department of Computer Science, the two Max Planck Institutes for Informatics and for Software Systems, the German Excellence Cluster “Multimodal Computing and Interaction”, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), the Helmholtz CISPA center for IT security, and a few other research institutes, all in all with some 400 researchers. Together they attract talent from all over the world with the Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science playing an important supporting role. You can find more information on http://saarland-informatics-campus.de/.