[visionlist] Researcher on Computer Vision and Machine Learning (CCHT at CàFoscari) - [ Researcher ] BC 75118

Pavis Pavis at iit.it
Mon Aug 20 10:38:53 -05 2018

Researcher on Computer Vision and Machine Learning (CCHT at CàFoscari) - [ Researcher ]
Workplace: Venezia, CCHT, Italy

The IIT center at Ca' Foscari University in Venice - Center for Cultural Heritage Technology at CàFoscari (CCHT at CàFoscari) has the mission to research and promote new technologies and to extend existing techniques for preservation and analysis of the invaluable Cultural Heritage assets managed by galleries, libraries, archives and museums across different fields of art.
CCHT at CàFoscari is currently seeking to appoint a Computer Vision and Machine Learning Researcher.
The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers, contributing to the development of next-generation 3D digitization and machine learning approaches applied to the Cultural Heritage (CH) and Digital Humanities (DH) domain.

Required qualifications:
a Ph.D. in computer science or related field (with specialization in either computer vision or machine learning) and at least 2 years of postdoc experience;
Knowledge of programming languages, in particular, Python, C/C++, and MATLAB;
Experience in grant proposal preparation and managing at European and National level;
Proven interdisciplinary collaborations with scientific staff or stakeholders in the Cultural Heritage and Digital Humanities fields.
Good communication skills and ability to cooperate;
Experience in supervising or co-supervising Ph.D. students or postdocs;
Proficient in English language (written and oral).

Desirable skills:
Knowledge of OpenCV, PCL, and Open3D libraries;
Practical experience on Deep Learning algorithms and relevant platforms (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano, Caffe);
Experience in cultural heritage knowledge graphs and graph-based machine learning approaches.

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate with experience and skills.
The call will remain open until the position is filled but one first deadline for evaluation of candidates will be September 20, 2018. Please send your application to applications at iit.it quoting “CCHT Computer Vision and Machine Learning Researcher – BC 75118” in the e-mail subject. Your application must be including a detailed CV, a research statement and 3 representative publications. Candidates must also request three reference letters to be sent directly in PDF format to applications at iit.it  by the referees.

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://www.iit.it) is a non-profit institution created with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
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