Career opportunity: Postdoctoral researcher on Ubiquitous Computing

The submission deadline for applications is on Friday, December 14, 2012, at 3pm.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Oulu, Finland, is hiring a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on Ubiquitous Computing. Applicants from all fields of Ubiquitous Computing are encouraged to submit.

The position is located at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (, which has three world-class research units working in related areas: MediaTeam Oulu research group, the Center for Machine Vision Research, and Intelligent Systems Group. Our Ubiquitous Computing research focuses on next generation ubiquitous computing systems and their application in authentic real world settings. Particular research topics of interest include human-computer/city-interaction; interactive and smart spaces; Internet of Things; mobile and context-aware computing; security and privacy; tangible, embedded and embodied interaction; and urban computing. MediaTeam Oulu coordinates the multidisciplinary UBI (UrBan Interactions) research program ( that has deployed the Open UBI Oulu city laboratory at downtown Oulu for studying human-city interaction in authentic urban setting with real users.

Further details about the post:
•Start date: January 1st 2013 (negotiable).
•Duration: 12 months, but may be extended.
•Location of work: Oulu, Finland.
•Eligibility: Must hold a Doctoral degree in a relevant field.
•Salary: 3200-3600 euros per month (before tax) depending on the qualifications.

Please contact Vassilis Kostakos for further information.

Please submit your CV and list of publications as a single pdf-file to the Registrar ́s Office via e- mail kirjaamo(at) by December 14th, 2012 before 3:00 p.m. local time. Address: University of Oulu, Registrar ́s Office, P.O. Box 8000, FI-90014 UNIVERSITY OF OULU.

About us:
The University of Oulu is an international research and innovation university engaged in multidisciplinary basic research and academic education. The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland with 16000 students and 3000 staff. The University encompasses eight fields of study: Humanities, Education, Economics and Business, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Health Sciences, and Technology. The fields of information technology, biotechnology, northern and environmental issues have been defined as special research focus areas.
The post will be based within the MediaTeam Oulu research group, which is part of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Oulu. MediaTeam is a multidisciplinary research group with researchers from computer science, electrical and information engineering, anthropology, and design. MediaTeam is also a very international research group: our ca. 40 researchers represent several different nationalities. The group was founded in 1997.

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