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New opening for a PhD student and postdoctoral positions in computer vision and multimedia retrieval for cultural heritage

We are looking for highly motivated candidates for two positions in computer vision and multimedia retrieval for cultural heritage, in the context of a new project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

The project is a follow-up of the CODICES project and involves computer science and archaeology partners in Switzerland and Germany. Both positions are available immediately.

Postdoctoral candidates are expected to have a PhD in computer science or electrical engineering on one or more of the following topics: object detection and recognition, machine learning, multimedia retrieval, or document analysis. Candidates are also expected to have a strong publication record, and a genuine interest in working as part of a multidisciplinary team developing methods for cultural heritage applications. The position is for up to three years.

Ph.D. student candidates are expected to have a master's degree in computer science or electrical engineering with strong mathematical and programming skills. Experience in computer vision, machine learning, or multimedia retrieval is a plus. The student will enroll at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). The position is for four years.

Idiap (EPFL's Lidiap laboratory) is located in Martigny in Valais, a scenic region in French-speaking Switzerland surrounded by the highest mountains of Europe, which offers multiple recreational activities,including hiking, climbing, and skiing, as well as varied cultural activities, all within close proximity to Lausanne and Geneva. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer and offers a young, multicultural environment where English is the main working language.

 

More info about the positions can be found on our "Idiap online recruitment system"

 

Dec 11, 2012
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