[visionlist] Postdoctoral position available at the University of Genoa on neuromorphic vision sensor

andrea.canessa at unige.it andrea.canessa at unige.it
Tue Nov 1 06:11:52 -04 2022


1-year Open position (Assegno di ricerca) at the cutting edge among Robotics, Computer Science and Bioengineering 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 "ViVeLibre: Neuromorphic visual-inertial motion tracking in the wild” (CuriosityDriven2021, Internal Institutional Grant).  
The proposed job focuses on the development of wearable visual-inertial motion capture sensors based on neuromorphic event-based sensor to collect accurate kinematic data in real life situation, out from laboratory environments. 


Don't hesitate to contact me at the address  <mailto:andrea.canessa at unige.it> andrea.canessa at unige.it for additional information


A master degree in Computer Science, Robotics Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or equivalent is required. Although not mandatory, a PhD degree would be an add-on. 

The ideal applicant should be a recent PhD graduate in Computer Science, Robotics, or Bioengineering. They would have a solid background in 
Computer Vision, ROS and computer programming. Specific experience in neuromorphic vision would be a plus. Applicants should demonstrate the 
ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. 
Applications (deadline: November 28th, 2022, 12pm (MIDDAY), CET) 
Applications can be made online at the following link 
 <https://unige.it/en/concorsi/calls-research-grants> https://unige.it/en/concorsi/calls-research-grants 

The call refers to the Research Program n.46 in the Call 4715 of 28.10.2022 
For further information please contact andrea.canessa at unige.it <mailto:andrea.canessa at unige.it>  

We are a research lab of the Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics, and Systems Engineering (DIBRIS) of the University of Genova ( <https://dibris.unige.it/en> https://dibris.unige.it/en). 

The University of Genoa offers a highly collaborative and stimulating 
research environment with excellent opportunities for interactions and 
training, also in collaboration with local companies and the Italian 
Institute of Technologies. 
Established in May 2012, DIBRIS is a university structure where research and education are based on Computer Science and Technology, Bioengineering, Robotics, and Systems Engineering. The mission of DIBRIS is to promote and facilitate the creation (research), transmission (education), and technology transfer of knowledge in these areas at the national and international levels. 
DIBRIS has a long-date experience coordinating international research projects, including FP7, H2020, and Horizon Europe. 



The position involves no formal teaching (unless the candidate wants to). It does involve, however, lab mentoring. 

The salary – is rather competitive, considering the lower cost of living in Italy compared to other Countries. Also note tax incentives for researchers residing abroad who move to Italy to conduct their research. Check at 
 <https://www.agenziaentrate.gov.it/portale/web/english/nse/individuals/tax-incentives-for-attracting-human-capital-in-italy> https://www.agenziaentrate.gov.it/portale/web/english/nse/individuals/tax-incentives-for-attracting-human-capital-in-italy if you are eligible. 



Best regards, 


Andrea Canessa




Andrea Canessa, PhD

Assistant Professor 
Dept. Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering
University of Genova 
Via Opera Pia 13a, 16145 Genova (IT) 


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