[visionlist] POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP: Visual effects of modern lighting on complex scenes, University of Minho

Sérgio Nascimento smcn at fisica.uminho.pt
Tue Mar 30 15:25:13 GMT 2010

Centre of Physics, Braga, Portugal

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP:  Visual effects of modern lighting on complex scenes

Project PTDC/EEA-EEL/098572/2008
Salary 17,940 € net per annum.

Applications are invited for a three-year appointment as a post-doctoral research fellow to work with Dr Sérgio Nascimento. The project is funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal, and will evaluate, computationally and psychophysically, the visual effects of modern lighting. The project will have an emphasis on chromatic effects and will include acquisition and analysis of spectral data from natural and artificial scenes and environments, preparing stimuli and software for psychophysical experiments with display devices and with real objects and light sources. 

The Centre of Physics is a dynamic and interdisciplinary research centre, with about one hundred members and is classified as Excellent by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.

Candidates should have a PhD in a suitable area and have experience of research in colour science. Familiarity with C and Matlab, would be an advantage.

The appointment is available from May 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications should send by email (in pdf format) to Sérgio Nascimento (smcn at fisica.uminho.pt) and should include a CV, publication list, brief statement of research interests and career goals, and contact information for at least 2 referees. Selection of the candidates will be based on CV and eventual interview.

Informal enquiries may be made to Sérgio Nascimento, Tel: +351 253 604320/28, E-mail: smcn at fisica.uminho.pt 

Closing date for applications is 23 April.

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