[Humanist] 24.417 job at Twente

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Wed Oct 20 18:31:01 CEST 2010

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 417.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 09:23:28 -0700
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: Position Full Professor and Chair of Human Media Interaction

The Computer Science department, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands
has a vacancy for

Full Professor and Chair of Human Media Interaction

The Human Media Interaction (HMI) group at the University of Twente
performs research in the areas of natural interaction and intelligent
environments: Natural interaction research includes human-computer
interaction, multimedia processing, dialogue modeling, multimodal
interaction, and brain-computer interfacing. Intelligent environment
research includes multi-party interaction, embodied conversational
agents (virtual humans), and virtual and augmented reality.

The group has four part-time professors in the areas of speech and
language technology, affective computing, information retrieval and
image processing. The group also has two full-time associate professors
five assistant professors, about 20 PhD students, about 5 postdoctoral
scientists and some administrative, technical and managerial support.

The chair will be responsible for curriculum and strategic developments
for the master Human Media Interaction and is programme leader of the
Twente Graduate School programme on Human-Centered Interaction
Technologies. The HMI group is an important contributor to the bachelor
curriculum Creative Technology. Moreover the research group participates
in development and teaching in the area of Human Media Interaction in
the bachelor and master curricula of Informatics and Business
Information Technology.

The successful candidate will head the HMI group. He/she will further
develop the research agenda of the group, extend and maintain
collaboration at departmental, national and international level, and be
engaged in the group's teaching activities. Candidates must have an
outstanding publication record, excellent leadership and management
qualities, a strong vision on future development of the field and very
good teaching skills. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant area.

The University offers a full time tenured position as Professor with a
competitive salary (maximum  8.622,- euro gross per month) and benefits
commensurate with your position, experience and qualifications.

For more detailed information see the full advertisement or contact
Professor Roel Wieringa (roelw at cs.utwente.nl). Interested candidates are
invited to apply before 15th November 2010. NB: application must be done
through our on-line system, accessible by the link at the very end of
the web page http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/vacancies/fullprofessor.

Prof. Dr. R.J. Wieringa
http://www.cs.utwente.nl/~roelw  http://www.cs.utwente.nl/%7Eroelw 

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