Idiap has a new opening for a Postdoc position in deep learning and computer vision

The Perception and Activity Understanding group has an opening in computer vision and machine learning.

The main topic is human pose estimation from depth and vision sensors, using deep learning and exploiting both synthesized and real data. Targeted applications include anti-tailgating systems for access control, as well as upper body pose for Human-Robot-Interaction. The research will be done within the context of a Swiss project with a security company, and within the MuMMER European project ( The candidate is expected to research and publish the developed methods.

The position is for 18 months, with possibility of one year extension based on performance and funding availabilities.

The ideal postdoctoral candidate will have a PhD in computer vision and/or machine learning. S/he should have a good background in applied mathematics and statistics. Excellent programming skills in C/C++ and Python are expected. Hands-on experience with deep learning techniques or with game engines (e.g. Unity, or Unreal) are a plus.

Annual gross salary is ChF 80,000. The starting date is as soon as possible, but can be discussed. Interviews will be made until a suitable candidate has been found.

To apply for this position, click on the following link: Postdoc position in deep learning and computer vision