[visionlist] Job opportunity in Computer Science at the University of Genoa

Nicoletta Noceti nicoletta.noceti at unige.it
Wed Jan 17 09:03:39 -05 2018

1-year Open position (Assegno di ricerca) in Computer Science at the Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering (DIBRIS), University of Genoa, Italy

Annual gross salary € 23.250,00 . The position may be renewed for a second year.

We are seeking candidates for working on the project  "DIONISO: Seismic Domotics Innovative Technologies for Home and System Safety" (PON R&C 2007-2013, Smart Cities and Communities and social Innovation).  

The multi-disciplinary project aims and managing emergency and rescue operations after earthquake events, by integrating scientific (ICT, Assisted Living and Robotics, Geophysics, Earthquake Engineering, Medicine, Law) and business competences. 

The proposed job focuses on the use of intelligent systems in Search&Rescue scenarios, to favour the research phase with the automatic creation of maps of the scene from data acquired with wearable devices provided to rescue personnel. 

In particular, goals of the work will be the study, development, and validation of Computer Vision algorithms to
Automatically detect adaptive scene landmarks from image sequences;
Learn temporal models of the observed scene;
Accurately reconstruct scene maps based on integrating SLAM techniques and the temporal models.


A master degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required. Although not mandatory, a PhD degree would be an add-on. Fluency in written and spoken English is also required. For the themes considered in the project, a background in Computer Vision and Machine Learning is needed.
The work will be carried on at the DIBRIS, in Genoa. 


Applications (deadline: February 14th, 2018)

Applications can be made online at the following link
https://unige.it/concorsi/assricerca/#Bandiaperti <https://unige.it/concorsi/assricerca/#Bandiaperti>
The call refers to the Research Program n.1

For further information please contact nicoletta.noceti at unige.it

Nicoletta Noceti, PhD
Assistant Professor in Computer Science

DIBRIS - Dept. of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering, University of Genova
via Dodecaneso 35, 16146 Genova-IT

Room 226
Tel. +39 010 3536626
Fax +39 010 3536699

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