[visionlist] Postdoctoral position in 3D scene understanding from video – [ Postdoc ] 73196

Postdoctoral position in 3D scene understanding from video – [ Postdoc ]
Workplace: IIT
Added on: 02/12/2016 – Expires on: 01/03/2017

The Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab of the Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision Research Line (PAVIS) is offering a Postdoc position.

This call aims at consolidating VGM expertise in dynamic scene understanding from video towards the creation of autonomous vision systems working in real environments.

The specific topics of research are related, but not limited to, the following areas:

3D scene understanding from video and RGBD sensors;
Dense large scale 3D reconstruction from multiple views;
Motion segmentation/clustering from video;
Deep learning for 3D object detection and pose estimation;
Visual question answering.

Candidates to this position have a Ph.D. in Computer Vision and preferably 1-2 years of postdoc experience in computer vision, machine learning, signal processing, applied math or related areas.

Evidence of top quality research on the above areas in the form of published papers in top computer vision conferences (CVPR, ECCV, ICCV) and/or journals (TPAMI, IJCV, CVIU, IVC, etc.) is required.

Experience on optimization methods, component analysis and strong programming skills in Matlab and C/C++ will be highly considered.

Salary will be commensurate to qualification and experience and in line with European standards.

Complete application forms along with a CV listing all publications (with a google scholar profile), a pdf of your most representative publications and a research statement describing your previous research experience and outlining its relevance to the above topics should be sent by email to applications@iit.it quoting “IIT Post doc position BC 73196” in the email subject. Please provide two reference letters.

Please apply before March 1st, 2017.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) was established by the Italian government with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. In this framework, IIT is implementing a detailed scientific program based on integration across fundamental research and application. IIT’s research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

In order to comply with Italian law (art.23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n.196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper-based means, observing the rules on the protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art.7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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