[visionlist] Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, PhD Position in Computer Vision

Adrian Schwaninger adrian.schwaninger at tuebingen.mpg.de
Tue Aug 15 21:28:40 GMT 2006

PhD Position in Computer Vision

Project Goals

A PhD position in the field of computer vision is available
in the Department for Cognitive Psychophysics of Prof. H.
H. Bülthoff at the Max Planck Institute for Biological
Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany.

The successful applicant will be working in a
European-funded project that applies basic research results
to the field of aviation security. In this context, the
goal of the PhD project is to investigate, implement and
test novel computer vision and machine learning algorithms
for the automatic recognition of objects in x-ray images. 
Applicants should have a strong analytical background and
have experience in at least one of the following areas:
computer vision, machine learning, image processing. We are
looking for a highly motivated and individual who enjoys
working in a team in an excellent, interdisciplinary
research environment.

Conditions of Employment

The PhD position is paid according to the German civil
service pay scale and corresponds to a BAT IIa/2 position.
The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer and
is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and
especially encourages them to apply. The Max Planck Society
wishes to increase the proportion of women in areas in
which they are underrepresented. Women are strongly
encouraged to apply.

Formal applications should include a brief statement of
research experience and interests, as well as a detailed
CV. Please send applications before October 1st, 2006 to:

Dr. Adrian Schwaninger
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Dept. Bülthoff
Spemannstrasse 38
72076 Tübingen
Phone: +49 7071 601 729
Mobile: +41 76 393 24 46
Email: Adrian.Schwaninger at tuebingen.mpg.de
Homepage: www.kyb.mpg.de/~aschwan

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