Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence (Fixed-Term)

Starting salary from £31,411 – £36,386 per annum with further progression opportunities to £39,745

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The University is seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and motivated Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence to work in the Hybrid Space Research Cluster, a new research initiative funded by the University’s Research Capacity Transformation Scheme.

Successful candidates will have opportunities working in a large interdisciplinary research team, gaining experience in PhD supervision and research project management, and developing international recognized research careers. This post-doctoral position aims at developing a technology framework to address issues in creating and distributing Mixed Reality content. By bridging the gaps between technical solutions, content creation and delivery methodologies, as well as device capabilities, this work contributes to interdisciplinary academic outputs, including multimedia technologies, computer vision, human behaviour analysis and HCI. The goal is to understand the interwoven new ways humans interact with each other and their environments through emerging technologies and to develop cutting-edge technologies and research prototypes in Hybrid Spaces.

Successful candidate should have a track record in Mixed Reality research, including Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality and AI with strong technical skills. Previous Post-Doctoral research experience in related areas and experience in research grant proposal development are desirable. For further and informal discussions, please contact the Principal Investigator of the Hybrid Space Research Cluster, Professor Wen Tang, at the Department of Creative Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, email: [email protected] 

This position is available on a fixed-term basis until 31 March 2026.

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email the HR Services Team at [email protected] quoting the appropriate reference (FST498). 

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment.  We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society.  To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing Date: (Midnight) Tuesday 13 December 2022