[visionlist] POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN COMPUTIONAL VISION, YORK UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR VISION RESEARCH

James Elder jelder at yorku.ca
Fri Jul 28 14:30:34 GMT 2006


POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN COMPUTIONAL VISION
YORK UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR VISION RESEARCH
TORONTO, CANADA

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of James Elder at 
the York University Centre for Vision Research in Toronto, Canada.   The 
candidate should have a research background in computer vision and/or 
computational modeling of biological vision systems.

The general interest of the laboratory is in statistical approaches to 
visual computation.  Application areas of interest include:

    * Natural scene statistics
    * Perceptual organization
    * Contour processing
    * Texture coding
    * Image segmentation
    * Shape representation
    * Face detection and recognition
    * Motion tracking
    * Attentive vision systems
    * Data fusion
    * Geomatics
    * Single-view reconstruction
    * Classification image and reverse correlation techniques
    * Neural modeling


The salary for this position is competitive and the starting date is 
flexible.  The position is for one year, with the expectation of 
renewal.  Applications will be accepted until Monday, September 4, 
2006.  International applications are encouraged.

The York Centre for Vision Research is an interdisciplinary centre 
spanning the laboratories of 23 faculty members in the Departments of 
Psychology, Computer Science and Engineering, Biology and Philosophy.  
Members pursue fundamental and applied research in human and computer 
vision, vestibular and auditory perception, eye-movements, virtual 
reality and robotics.  The Centre receives substantial research funding 
from a variety of sources, and is very well equipped with attentive 
sensing devices, stereo rigs, immersive reality environments, advanced 
graphics engines, eye- and head-tracking devices, stereo projection 
systems and head-mounted displays.

More information about the Elder Laboratory is available at:  
www.elderlab.yorku.ca <http://www.elderlab.yorku.ca/>
More information about the Centre is available at www.cvr.yorku.ca 
<http://www.cvr.yorku.ca/>

Applicants should send a c.v. and the names of 3 referees to:

James Elder
Centre for Vision Research
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada
M3J 1P3

Fax:  (416) 736-5857

email:  jelder at yorku.ca <mailto:jelder at yorku.ca>
www:  www.yorku.ca/jelder <http://www.yorku.ca/jelder>

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James H. Elder
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering &
Department of Psychology




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