Location: Trinity College Dublin
Level: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Post Summary

The ADAPT Centre, the centre for digital content technology, seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to conduct research in the areas of image and video processing for human interaction.

The researcher will be responsible for the support of research in the ADAPT Research Theme entitled “Interacting with Global Content”. Overall the Theme seeks to empower people to interact with digital content in ways that are more intuitive and that mimic the richness of human perception in all interaction. The candidate should have a mature personal research plan in a relevant area of image and video processing that complements the overall Research Theme. The researcher will also be responsible for supporting research in multimodal speech analysis in a number of areas including:

  • Audio-visual speech recognition
  • Paralinguistic analysis of speech, particularly affect and engagement

Thus, the ideal researcher will have specific expertise in image and video processing, and be able to identify how they can contribute to wider research in multimodal speech analysis.

Specific areas of research interest from candidates include:

  • Facial feature analysis and extraction
  • Facial movement tracking
  • Gesture analysis
  • Scene analysis
  • Multimodal feature fusion

Reporting to a Principal Investigator, the successful candidate will work within a large group of Postdoctoral Researchers, PhD students and Software Developers. 

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