Postdoctoral position in affective computing (Application is now closed)

The Multimodal Interaction Group of the Computer Vision and Multimedia Laboratory at the University of Geneva, Switzerland( is hiring a postdoctoral researcher in affective computing. The position is in part with the Computer Science Department and in part with the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences(

You will be working in a world-renowned and interdisciplinary environment, in cooperation with researchers from computer science, literature, cinema and psychology. We are looking for an experienced researcher with the following qualifications:

  • PhD in affective computing;
  • strong background in multimodal signal processing and machine learning;
  • strong practical experience in designing experimental protocols involving physiological signals recording over single and multiple participants, in laboratory and real settings;
  • ability to handle requests for ethical approvals;
  • excellent English skills;
  • mandatory working knowledge of French;
  • experience in preparation of national and international project proposals;
  • strong organizational ability.

The position includes involvement in teaching activities (both at the Bachelor and Master levels).

We offer a friendly, cooperative environment and a competitive salary. The starting date is April 1st, 2017. Minimum duration is one year.

If you are interested in this position, please email to Dr. Theodoros Kostoulas, with:

  • a motivation letter stating why you want to come to our research center, what research you would like to carry and how you think this would help your career;
  • your CV, references, and a link to your google scholar profile;
  • one main publication representing your past research activities.

The deadline for application is January 30, 2017.

Thank you very much for your interest.