Postdoc in Affective Computing in Learning Environments at Maastricht University

A postdoctoral position in affective computing in learning environments is available at Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

Job description

The successful candidate will take part in a project whose goal is to design new, affect-enhanced tools for learning in mainstream education, vocational training and learning with learning difficulties.

The position has a key role in developing novel emotion/cognitive state recognition algorithms, using visual (facial/bodily) and context-related cues, in order to maximize user interest and engagement.

Required qualifications

  • PhD in artificial intelligence, machine learning, affective computing, human-machine interaction or a closely related field
  • Good programming skills in C, C++ or Java
  • Experience in computer vision, game design or learning interfaces is a strong advantage

The position is for 35 months, starting in February 2016.

How to apply

Prepare the following information and apply via Academic Transfer or by email:

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Publication list
  • PhD thesis summary
  • Names of at least two persons who can provide recommendation letters

Get detailed information here.

About the employer

Maastricht University was established in 1976. It is the most international university in The Netherlands.


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