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Research Associates (Postdocs) in Computer Vision

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The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of computer vision. SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners. SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the EU H2020 and the European Space Agency.
The Centre is currently expanding its research activities and is seeking highly motivated research associates who wish to pursue research in close cooperation with our partners. For further information you may check: www.securityandtrust.lu and http://wwwen.uni.lu/snt/research/sigcom .

  • Research Associates (Postdocs) in computer vision (M/F)
  • Ref: I2R-SIG-PEU-15STAR
  • Fixed Term Contract 2 years (CDD), full-time 40 hrs/week
  • Number of positions: At least 1
  • Start day: Early 2016 upon agreement.
Your Role

The successful candidates will join the SIGCOM group led by Prof. Björn Ottersten. They will contribute to projects in Computer Vision (European projects, partnered projects, national projects, etc.). They will perform the following tasks:
  • Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics:
                  - Action and object recognition
                  - 3D data analysis
                  - Data fusion
                  - Face and emotion recognition
  • Attracting funding in cooperation with industrial partners
  • Coordinating research projects and delivering outputs
  • Providing support in setting up and running experiments in the SnT Computer Vision laboratory
  • Implementing real-time solutions
  • Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Organizing relevant workshops and demonstrations

For further information, please contact Djamila.Aouada@uni.lu or Bjorn.Ottersten@uni.lu

Your Profile
  • A PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field
  • Competitive research record in computer vision and/or image/signal processing
  • Experience with European projects (FP7/H2020)
  • Strong development skills in C++
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Documented research experience in a number of the aforementioned topics
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms
  • Commitment, team working and a critical mind
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
We offer The University offers a two year employment contract and may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research centre.

Further Information

Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, publications)
  • Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation
  • A research statement (max 1 page)
  • Contact information for 3 referees

Deadline for applications: February 15, 2016. Early submission is encouraged, applications will be processed upon arrival.

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