Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of AI-powered mixed reality Aalto University, Department of Communications and Networking Finland

Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of AI-powered mixed reality



Supervisor: Prof. Yu Xiao (


Starting date: April 1, 2019 at the latest


Site of Research: Department of Communications and Networking (COMNET,, School of Electrical Engineering, Aalto University


Research areas: wearable computing, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence


Optional topics: AI-driven interaction design, activity recognition, resource-efficient deep learning


The candidate must have a doctoral degree (or will shortly satisfy the requirement of a PhD) in a relevant discipline, such as computer science, digital design, and electrical engineering. The candidate must have a high motivation for research, and enjoy working in an international and cross-disciplinary team. The candidate is expected to conduct research in Business Finland funded project.


Skills and qualities required to apply

  • demonstrated ability to apply machine learning techniques to solve real-life problems

  • good programming skills to quickly build prototypes

  • good written and oral communication skills in English

  • experience of interaction design or AR/VR application development is considered as a plus

  • supervision experience is considered as a plus


Application (in English) should consist of 

  • CV

  • Publication List

  • Research statement 

  • Recommendation letter(s) from previous supervisors or employers (optional)


The applications for the position are to be submitted through the eRecruitment system (link 'Apply for this job' below) no later than January 20, 2019.


Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not applied during the application period.


Further information: Assistant Professor Yu Xiao, (research related information) and HR Coordinator Katja Korpinurmi (application process, practical arrangements)


About Aalto University and Finland

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.


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