Research Post in effects of multimodality (Niall Griffith )

Subject: Research  Post in effects of multimodality
From:    Niall Griffith  <niall.griffith(at)UL.IE>
Date:    Fri, 11 Oct 2002 14:17:36 +0000

Please could you pass this on to anyone you think might be interested. Thank you. Apologies for multiple-postings. ========= The University of Limerick, Ireland is looking for candidates for the position of POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER ( 2-years, with possibility of extension) in the College of Informatics & Electronics, Dept. of Computer Science and Information Systems, Project: Examination of Multimodality for Interactive Systems Project Description This project is exploring the use of multimodal cues in interactive systems. A variety of researchers are involved in examining aspects of multimodality, using exploratory probes, controlled experimentation and multimedia prototype development. We have a specific interest in the area of support for browsing activities, based on earlier work done on sonic browsing. The research team includes experimental psychologists, cognitive modelling researchers, interaction designers, and sound engineers. This is a very multidisciplinary environment that offers an exciting environment for research. At this early stage, the project is looking for a post-doctoral level researcher who can contribute to the experimental side of the project, and who can contribute to the overall project management. We would expect candidates to have a Doctorate in experimental psychology, and experience with computer tools and computational models would be a definite asset. Knowledge of human-machine interaction and ergonomics would also be helpful. The candidate should be able to work in a mutidisciplinary environment. Appointment & Salary The post is for an initial period of 2 years, at a salary of 28-32, 000 euros depending on experience. Starting Date is Nov.1st, 2002 or as soon as possible after this date. The project is funded by Enterprise Ireland, as part of their Basic Research Grants Scheme. Please send a written letter of application together with an extensive curriculum vitae to the following address: Anne Murphy ATTN: Post Doc position: MMS Interaction Design Centre Computer Science Building University of Limerick Limerick, IRELAND For further informal discussion of the position, please contact any of the following: Mikael Fernstrom +353 61 202606 (mikael.fernstrom(at) Niall Griffith +353 61 202785 (niall.griffith(at) Thomas Waldmann +353 61 202802 ( thomas.waldmann(at) Liam Bannon +353 61 202632 (liam.bannon(at) More general information on the University of Limerick is available from

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