[visionlist] Post-graduate/doctoral Research Associate in Computer Vision, UK

J.Starck J.Starck at surrey.ac.uk
Mon Oct 10 16:12:38 GMT 2005

Post-Graduate Research Fellow - up to £26k per annum (45k USD)
 - or -
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship - up to £32k per annum (57k USD)
(Salary subject to experience and qualifications) 
The Visual Media Group,
Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) 
University of Surrey, UK.

This is your chance to join a leading-edge research project lead by BBC Research and Development to develop new free-viewpoint video technology for broadcast and games production. 
The Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) has pioneered free-viewpoint video for studio production. This project aims to realise free-viewpoint video production of live events such as football or athletics. The challenge is to achieve high-quality production for sports with rapid movement, unconstrained lighting and limited camera views. Systems will be developed jointly with the BBC to demonstrate the potential of free-viewpoint video in both broadcast production and for highly realistic interactive rendering in games. 
You will have a degree in computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics as well as first-class mathematical, analytic and programming skills. Post-graduate level applications will be given the opportunity to study for a PhD in the UK employed on a collaborative project with the BBC. Post-doctoral research fellows should have completed their PhD in a relevant area, have experience in computer graphics, vision and video with a track-record of international publications. Senior research fellows with extensive experience and a strong track-record of international journal publication may be appointed on the RAII scale.  
For further information about the group and its state-of-the-art HD studio facilities for multiple view video capture please go to http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/CVSSP/. Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Adrian Hilton a.hilton at surrey.ac.uk  
The post is for a fixed 3 year term (commencing 1st January 2006). 
If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Miss Amanda Colebrook, School HR Administrator, School of Electronics and Physical Sciences (SEPS), University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH. Tel: +44 (0)1483 689135 during office hours or email a.colebrook at surrey.ac.uk  Please quote post number Ref 5149. 
The closing date for applications is Friday 4 November 2005 
The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy

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