Postdoctoral Position – 3D VR and AR in an Industrial Setting

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Mittuniversitetet, The Department of Information and Communication Systems

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

The Department of Information and Communication Systems is situated at Campus Sundsvall and has around 40 employees. Its activities include research in the field of Computer and System science, mainly in the fields of the subjects Computer engineering and Industrial organization and economy.

Postdoctoral Position – 3D Virtual and Augmented Reality in an Industrial Environment and its Quality of Experience assessments

Postdoctoral Position – 3D Computer Graphics

The research group Realistic 3D (Multidimensional Signal Processing and Imaging), which is a part of the STC Research Centre (Sensible Things that Communicate), is looking for a post-doc in 3D Computer Graphics for the project Quality of Experience for Augmented Telepresence. The project integrates technology challenges in the fields of Telepresence and Augmented Reality in the application area of industrial remote operation, in particular considering assessment of such systems. The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers and industrial partners within the project as well as with other researchers at the department. Part of the research will be carried out at the collaborating parties.

Job description: As a postdoctoral fellow you will conduct original research in the area of Computer Graphics, Augmented Reality, Telepresence, and Quality Assessment. The job includes theoretical analysis, practical experiments, algorithm design and software implementation, as well as documentation in the form of scientific articles and reports. Teaching and writing research applications may be included at a level not exceeding 20%.

Requirements: To qualify for employment as a post-doctor, applicants must hold a PhD degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a PhD. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application date; however, periods of, for example, sick leave or parental leave are deducted from the three-year period. A requirement for this position is a PhD in 3D Computer Graphics, Augmented Reality, or a closely related subject with high quality publications in the related area. Particular emphasis will be placed on a strong mathematical background and documented research experience in 3D Computer Graphics, Augmented Reality and Quality assessment.

Salary: Salary is determined on an individual basis

Terms of employment: 1 year full-time with the possibility of a 1-year extension, entry according to agreement.

Location: Sundsvall

Information: For further information, please contact Research Director Prof. Mårten Sjöström, marten.sjostrom@miun.se, +46 10 1428836, or Head of Department, Dr. Patrik Österberg, patrik.osterberg@miun.se, +46 10 1428614, Projekt leader Prof. Kjell Brunnström, kjell.brunnstrom@miun.se, +46 70 8419105. 

Please include the following in your application: • A text describing your reasons for applying, qualifications relating to the position, and plans for the position. • Curriculum vitae. • Copies of diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). • Scientific qualifications. Include a complete list of publications indicating which works you would like to be considered. No more than 5 publications may be included. • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees, boards, organizations and similar. • Additional qualifications relating to the position. • References/recommendations.

The application must be received no later than 31 MAY 2017. The application must be sent to registrator@miun.se (mailto:registrator@miun.se) or as three identical copies via mail to Registrar, Mid Sweden University, SE-851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden. Please indicate the position reference number MIUN 2017/788.

Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.

  • Type of employment
    Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Contract type
    Full time
  • First day of employment
    according to agreement
  • Salary
    Salary is determined on an individual basis
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Working hours
    100 %
  • City
    Sundsvall
  • County
    Västernorrlands län
  • Country
    Sweden
  • Reference number
    MIUN 2017/778
  • Contact
    Patrik Österberg Avdelningschef, 010-1428614Mårten Sjöström Forskningsledare, 010-1428836Kjell Brunnström Projektledare, 070-8419105
  • Union representative
    Lollo Ljuslin, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 79 14
    Ummis Jonsson, SACO, 010-142 88 09
  • Published
    2017-04-05
  • Last application date

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