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Research Associate

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering - School of Informatics

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum. Grade UE07
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st October 2018
Closes: 29th October 2018
Job Ref: 045477

The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh invites applications for Research Associate positions on a project with Facebook Reality Labs. This position is about animating human-human interactions. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr Taku Komura (University of Edinburgh) and work with colleagues in the Facebook Reality Labs.

The objectives of the project are to investigate how to let neural networks learn representations that can be used for human-object grasping and human-human interactions for virtual reality and computer graphics applications.

This is a full-time position, available from 1 November 2018 and fixed term for 12 months (with the possibility of extension dependent upon further funding).

To apply please include:

  • A brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position)
  • Complete CV, including list of publications

Enquiries should be directed to Dr Taku Komura (

Closing Date: Monday 29th October 2018 at 5pm (GMT)

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