PostDoc position

Postdoctoral Positions in Computer Graphics and User Studies

The Research Group in Immersive Interaction ( iig.epfl.ch ) at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) offers two 18 month postdoc positions for a project funded by the swiss technology transfer agency (KTI-CTI).  Within that framework, a third 18 month engineer position is also opened in the project partner company Moka Studio ( http://www.mokastudio.tv/ ).

The project aims at improving performance and usability of existing 3D character animation algorithms. It includes developing a cutting-edge 3D engine, software optimization on GPU, performing user studies, and integrating the resulting technology with Moka Studio existing software environment.

Our lab provides a fun, collaborative research environment with state-of-the-art facilities at EPFL, one of the leading technical universities worldwide. EPFL is located in Lausanne next to Lake Geneva in a scenic setting.

Requirements:
Applicants are expected to have finished, or are about to finish their Ph.D. degrees. They must have a PhD in Computer Graphics or Computer Vision, excellent C++ knowledge, good analytical skills, good communication skills in English, teamwork spirit, and clear competence at least in one of the following topics:
– OpenGL
– OpenCL / CUDA
– 3D animation algorithms (IK, retargeting, etc);
– User studies (experimental protocol, measurements, statistics, data analysis);


Starting date: available immediately


Application:
The application letter including a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, Statement of research and experience, Contact details for 3 references should be sent via email to Dr Ronan Boulic
ronan.boulic@epfl.ch