[visionlist] PostDoc on Computer Vision on Cultural Heritage Technologies (CCHT at Ca’Foscari)

CCHT center ccht at iit.it
Mon Oct 8 03:33:00 -05 2018

The IIT center at Ca' Foscari University in Venice - Center for Cultural 
Heritage Technology at CàFoscari (CCHT at Ca'Foscari) 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 cities, galleries, libraries, archives and museums across 
different fields of art. CCHT at Ca'Foscari is currently seeking to appoint 
a Computer Vision Postdoc.

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);
• Proficiency with programming languages, in particular Python, C/C++ 
• Experience in the 3D computer vision field e.g. 3D reconstruction from 
RGBD data, photometric stereo, structure from motion, BRDF estimation, 
structured light systems.
• Publication in major Computer Vision and/or Computer Graphics 
conferences/journals (e.g. CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, SIGGRAPH,  Eurographics, 
• Good communication skills and ability to cooperate;
• 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 for geometric learning (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano, Caffe);
• Experience on cultural heritage knowledge 2D and 3D digitization.

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to 
experience and skills.

The call will remain open until the position is filled but a first 
deadline for evaluation of candidates will be October 31 2018. Please 
send your application to ccht at iit.it and applications at iit.it quoting 
“CCHT Computer Vision Postdoc – BC 75117” in the e-mail subject. Your 
application shall contain a detailed CV, a one-page research statement 
and contact information of two referees.

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