[visionlist] [Job] Postdoc positions at KAUST

Bernard S. Ghanem Bernard.Ghanem at kaust.edu.sa
Sat Mar 6 06:04:38 -04 2021

The IVUL group (ivul.kaust.edu.sa<http://ivul.kaust.edu.sa/>) at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) is looking for top postdoctoral researchers with expertise in computer vision and deep learning. The researchers for this opening will work at KAUST to investigate and develop principled methods for one of the following topics: activity understanding in video (e.g. activity detection or video-language grounding), visual computing for automation (e.g. Sim2Real transfer or reinforcement learning using simulation), or understanding deep networks (e.g. network robustness and certification, training strategies, and general learning theory). The researchers will also lead interdisciplinary research projects to deploy the basic research in various domains of science and engineering.

The scope of the advertised position includes:
*  publishing high impact work in top-tier conferences and journals in order to build a substantial resume and strong international collaborations
*  engaging with researchers in related and interdisciplinary fields
*  mentoring and collaborating with KAUST grad students and visiting students/researchers
*  excellent total compensation, including accommodation, family health benefits, moving expenses, and a substantial tax-free annual salary
*  living in a vibrant, multi-cultural campus town on the Red Sea

Applicants must have:
*  a PhD degree with excellent academic credentials
*  relevant research skills and experience in computer vision or machine learning, demonstrated by high quality publications (e.g. CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, etc.)
*  good English communication skills (oral and written)

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Anyone interested in this position should send a full CV with a complete list of publications and projects to Prof. Bernard Ghanem (bernard.ghanem at kaust.edu.sa<mailto:bernard.ghanem at kaust.edu.sa>).

Sincerely Yours,
Bernard Ghanem

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science (CS)
Visual Computing Center
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Building 1, Room 2125
Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia

Email: bernard.ghanem at kaust.edu.sa<mailto:bernard.ghanem at kaust.edu.sa>
Homepage: ivul.kaust.edu.sa<http://ivul.kaust.edu.sa/>; www.bernardghanem.com
<http://www.bernardghanem.com/>Phone: +966 (0) 12 808-0261

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