16/04/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

ASSISTANT - KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringIndustrial engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    17/05/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › Pilsen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2021
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Research focus:

The intention of Calliditas s.r.o., for the fulfillment of which the planned transfer of knowledge is of fundamental importance, is to create a software tool for data collection and evaluation using virtual reality and to expand the company's product range with this tool. The creation of a new SW tool will be based on the knowledge of the beta version of VRC SW. The content of the SW module is based on the method for data collection and evaluation via the CA method (https://camethod.com/cz/). This patented method is an innovative approach in measuring individual and group attitudes. The implemented CA method consists of a diagnostic tool that uses a palette of eight colors and calibrated sets of words, images and videos, and an evaluation tool.

 

The scope of work will be:

  • Study and analysis of current educational practices through technological innovations and, preferably, through CoR tools
  • Study and analysis of trends and modern tools for the development of robust software for VR
  • Analysis and selection of suitable technologies, tools and software solutions for the system of implementation of heatmaps in VR
  • Design of eye-tracking implementation for the created SW
  • Design of components for data mining from VR eye tracking technologies
  • Design of structure and design of interface for data transfer between computing core and devices for presentation of virtual reality
  • Implementation of an interface for data transfer between the computing core and the virtual reality presentation device
  • Co-operation in testing
  • Revision of procedures according to the evaluation report
  • Preparation and management of the final seminar, elaboration of the project report and manual

More Information

Benefits

  • Holidays (6 weeks)
  • Subsidized meal programme and meal vouchers
  • Flexi Pass vouchers (terms and conditions apply)
  • University recreation facility
  • University apartments for employees Language training - The Institute of Applied Language Studies provides various language courses. In the course of the year, it offers courses for University employees, and in summer, you can participate in the International Summer Language School. For more information, please visit the webpage ujp.zcu.cz.
  • Mobile phone, special mobile tariff (terms and conditions apply)
  • UWB libraries
  • University kindergarten
  • Sports activities
  • Scoobike shared footbikes
  • Events for employees

Selection process

Required form of the applicant´s application:

  • Cover letter in the Czech language
  • Structured curriculum vitae in the Europass format (see http://www.europass.cz/zivotopis) in the Czech and English languages

The 3 files (marked: Name_Surname_Letter, CVČJ, CVAJ) send electronically under the title of the message “Assistant - Knowledge transfer” to Ms Hana Irlbeková to this e-mail address: irlbekov@kpv.zcu.cz

 

All received applications will be assessed by an expert committee.

 

Additional comments

The job is funded through the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).

Project name: Knowledge transfer for a new SW tool for data collection and evaluation in virtual reality

Project number: CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/20_324/0023588

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

  • Completed master or doctoral studies (field of mechanical engineering, with a focus on industrial engineering or mechanical engineering technology) with limited work experience (max. up to 6 years)
  • Sufficient knowledge of technology and technological processes
  • Sufficient knowledge of virtual reality and software development
  • Ability to independently solve problems during the project
  • Knowledge of English at B2 level, knowledge of another language an advantage
  • Knowledge of working in MS Office

 

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Work location(s)
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Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia
Czech Republic
Pilsen
301 00
Univerzitní 22

EURAXESS offer ID: 629966

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