• HCI Researcher (Human-computer interaction)

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/12/2018 8:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-29852
    Category
    Design/Creative/Graphics
    Position Type
    Perm
    # of Openings
    3
  • Overview

    Our client in Silicon Valley is looking for talented research scientists who can contribute to ambitious and multi-disciplinary projects with an emphasis on transforming the next generation user experience, and empowering people with technology. The research areas include natural Human-Computer Interaction, Multimodal Interaction, Mid-Air Interaction and Affective Computing. This senior/lead research scientist will be responsible for driving research programs by collaborating with universities, research institutes, and internal product teams.

    Responsibilities

    • Initiate, establish and lead research projects within the Alibaba DAMO academy
    • Pursue creative work with high international standards and a proven impact within the innovative UX sphere and beyond
    • Engage in collaborative projects with other Alibaba research groups and product teams
    • Collaborate with universities and supervise masters and doctoral students

    Qualifications

    • PhD in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Sciences, Cognitive Science, Psychology, or related social science fields
    • The candidate for this position should have a record of original thinking, bold action, and societal impact in creating new user experience by leveraging new technologies.
    • Applicants should be willing to take risks commensurate with the Alibaba Research and willingness to look beyond known boundaries and disciplines.
    • Strong publication in related areas and contribution to research communities
    • Three to five years of work experience in industry or research lab is preferred

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