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The HMI lab is always looking for researchers at UG, PG, RA, and Ph.D. levels. Please see below to check the list of currently open positions and follow us on social media to know about the latest openings. If you do not see any suitable openings and have an exciting idea related to our research interests, please send an SOP (2-3 pages) and latest CV with subject as “Application for Intern/RA/Ph.D. in [mention your research interest]” at hmi(at)iiitd(dot)ac(dot)in.

We encourage self-funded applications throughout the year. However, successful candidates may be eligible for a Ph.D./RA/Intern research stipends as advertised from time to time.

What are we looking for:

  • You have the ability to think and to work independently.

  • You have excellent communication skills, team spirit, and creativity.

  • You are inspired by our projects and have identified future directions.

  • You are passionate about empowering technology to improve people’s quality of life.

  • You should have completed at least 3 years of university education for UG applicants, UG degree for PG applicants, and PG degree for Ph.D. applicants. However, it can be waived for candidates with exceptional profiles.

  • You have a strong background (or strong interest) and dedicated learning ability in artificial intelligence, machine learning, affective computing, social robotics, neuroscience, design, and social sciences.

What can you expect at HMI:

  • You will receive a unique opportunity to learn and grow under the competent supervision of Dr. Jainendra Shukla and his collaborators.

  • You will be able to work with and learn from people with physical and/or mental health challenges.

  • You will have a friendly atmosphere with skilled and congenial colleagues.

  • You will have access to some of the state of the art research equipment and resources.

  • You will be able to publish in journals and conferences of international reputation

We especially encourage women to apply. We give preference to applicants with disabilities if found equally competent.

Open Positions

  • Ph.D. Position : Deep Learning to Understand the User Behavior for Marketing

  • HMI Lab is looking for a dedicated Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Jainendra Shukla (IIIT-Delhi, India) and Dr. Abhinav Dhall (Monash University, Australia).

    To Understand the user behavior for marketing by obtaining information on the underlying cognitive processes and emotions that influence user behavior, this research will aim to develop novel artificial intelligence and machine learning methods using facial coding and physiological signals including heart-rate variability (HRV), galvanic skin response (GSR), electroencephalography (EEG) for understanding the user behavior and to apply these learnings to improve the product.
    Required qualifications/skills:

    • M.E./M.Tech in computer science and engineering or related fields;

    • Knowledge of C++/Python/Matlab programming languages and Linux/Windows development tools;

    • Experience in computer vision, machine learning, signal processing;

    • Ability to communicate proficiently in English (written and spoken);

    • Experience in emotion recognition research (Desirable);

    Candidates with an undergraduate engineering degree and with at least 2 years of research experience in a related field are also encouraged to apply. Candidates are strongly encouraged to contact at ​hmi[at]iiitd[dot]ac[dot]in​ for any queries related to the project.

    Last Date to Apply: November 4, 2020
    Note: While applying please select the field "Multimedia Computing & Affective Computing".

  • Research Assistant: Physiological Signal Processing (EEG)/ Machine Learning

  • We are hiring for a Research Assistant position at Human-Machine Interaction. Potential candidates would have interest and background in Physiological Signal Processing (EEG) and Machine Learning/Deep Learning.
    NOTE: We're only looking for candidates who are available to join immediately.