Post Doc Researcher - Human-Computer Interaction - Microsoft Research

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

This position is for a 1 or 2 year postdoc in Human-Computer Interaction, as a member of the EPIC, Ability, or Mixed Reality research groups within MSR’s Redmond Lab. You can learn more about recent HCI research at


Work with senior research scientists and developers to research and develop new technologies and publish in relevant conferences such as CHI, UIST, SIGGRAPH, and ASSETS. Work with Microsoft’s product groups on realizing those ideas within products.


Required Qualifications:

o PhD in computer science or closely related field (completed by start date)

Preferred Qualifications:

o Skills in HCI, accessibility, XR/VR/MR/AR, and/or AI.

o Strong publication record in top-tier conferences or journals.

o Effective communication skills (e.g., written and oral presentation of scientific ideas).

o Ability to work in collaborative environment.

As part of your application please upload:

  • A current CV
  • An academic research statement (approximately 2-4 pages) that outlines both your research achievements and agenda, and your service and outreach activities and plans.
  • Contact information for at least three reference letter writers.

Please upload all materials (and ensure references upload their letters) by February 1st, 2021. Applications received later than February 1st may still be considered if the position has not yet been filled, but applications received prior to February 1st will be most likely to receive full consideration.

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