Koç University, Istanbul and Imagination Studios, Uppsala are offering a 24-month postdoctoral research fellowship position linked to the FP7 Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) project NaMoCap (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP-324333), starting May 2014.
Koç University is currently among the world’s top 250 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the Koç University Design Lab has strong relationships with creative industries in Europe. Uppsala’s Imagination Studios is a well-known company in the field of motion capture and has taken part in various AAA video games and movies such as Hitman, Alan Wake and Battlefield 3.
The recruited post-doctoral researcher will join the Koç University Design Lab and utilize their skills in developing conceptual prototypes. The focus of the project is on design and creativity research for a game-oriented motion capture system. The project team will develop a support system for creating an immersive acting environment.
The recruited researcher will spend 24 months in Istanbul and they will have a contract with Koç University.
Competitive salary plus contributions toward travel, training and research expenses.
- A PhD in Interaction Design or a related field
- Background in engineering, design or art
- Less than 10 years of experience in academic research, including PhD studies
- Not to have resided and/or worked in Turkey for more than 12 months in the last 3 years
Candidates will be assessed on their research skills, creative skills and experience in developing conceptual and working prototypes.
Applications will be evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applicants are to fill in and submit the form below.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2013.
All fields are required.