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UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT
RA1B 17,626 - 19,681 per annum
REF 173/02

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research assistant to work
with
Frank Pollick on a EPSRC funded project ?Recognising the Style of Human
Movement? for three years. You will conduct psychological experiments
and
computational studies on characterising which features of human movement
are essential for recognising human movement style (e.g. emotion,
gender,
identity) and apply these findings to the generation of synthetic human
movement from movement libraries. The post-holder will join a team of
researchers at Glasgow working on this and related topics as well as
participate in related collaborations with the Edinburgh Virtual
Environment Centre (EdVEC) and the Department of Computer Science at
Yonsei
University in Seoul Korea.

Applicants should have completed, or be about to complete, a PhD in a
related subject. An ideal applicant would also have prior experience in
one or more of the fields of visual psychophysics, visual cognition,
motor
psychophysics or computational modelling as well as programming skills
(MatLab/C++) and knowledge of techniques for the computer animation of
human movement.

Applicants who do not meet all of the above requirements but who have
strengths in particular areas, or who have the enthusiasm, willingness
and
aptitude to develop the required skills will also be considered.

Salary will be in the range 17,626 - 19,681 p.a. according to age and
experience.

For further details contact Frank Pollick (+44 (0)141 330 3945;
frank@psy.gla.ac.uk http://www.psy.gla.ac.uk/~frank).

Further particulars: see our web site at
http://www.psy.gla.ac.uk/information/ or contact Ms J Hampson,
Department
of Psychology, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ (+44 (0)141 330 3608,
e-mail
j.hampson@psy.gla.ac.uk).

Closing date: 3 May 2002.
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Frank E. Pollick, Ph.D. +44-(0)141-330-3945 (phone)
Psychology Department +44-(0)141-339-8889 (fax)
University of Glasgow frank@psy.gla.ac.uk (email)
58 Hillhead Street http://www.psy.gla.ac.uk/~frank
Glasgow G12 8QB
SCOTLAND

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