[visionlist] [PostDoc opportunity]: Call for applicants

Vitomir Štruc vitomir.struc at fe.uni-lj.si
Fri Sep 1 10:43:03 -04 2023

Call for applications:

*PostDoc funded by the SMASH MSCA Program*

The Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, University of 
Ljubljana, Slovenia is looking for a strong candidate to join the 
Computer Vision Laboratory as a Post-Doctoral fellow to work with Prof. 
Dr. Peter Peer 
Specifically, in problems related todeep learning in computer vision and 
biometrics applicable to *deepfake detection, explainability, and 
synthetic data*. The work will be done jointly with the Laboratory for 
Machine Intelligence (Prof. Dr. Vitomir Štruc 

This opening is in response to the 2023 SMASH (machine learning for 
science and humanities) MSCA postdoctoral program (co-funded by Marie 
Sklodowska Curie Actions), which aims to sponsor high-quality 
postdoctoral projects in a few selected universities. More details may 
be found on https://smash.ung.si/open-call-2/ 
<https://smash.ung.si/open-call-2/>. *Note that the candidate needs to 
prepare a short (10 pages) research proposal for the nomination (after 
being selected by the supervisor following an interview).* Selected 
candidate(s) *will be nominated* for the SMASH PostDoc funding scheme 
and upon successfully securing funds will be enrolled in the program. 
The program includes a two-year position, *excellent working conditions, 
access to top infrastructure (including the HPC Vega), substantial 
research and travel funds and a salary that is significantly higher than 
local costs of living*.

Interested candidates in joining the program are invited to send the 
following application documents *as one PDF file to 
*peter.peer at fri.uni-lj.si <mailto:peter.peer at fri.uni-lj.si>*by September 
28 2023:*

  * Cover letter briefly describing the motivation for the application.
  * Detailed CV highlighting experience in *computer vision, biometrics,
    and deep learning including strong prior publications in top
    journals and conferences*.
  * The names and contact details of at least two referees willing to
    provide support letters.

*Female candidates and candidates from other underrepresented groups*in 
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering are especially encouraged to 
apply. For any questions, please contact the academic supervisor:

Prof. Dr. Peter Peer

Head of the Computer Vision Laboratory

Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 





peter.peer at fri.uni-lj.si <mailto:peter.peer at fri.uni-lj.si>



#postdoc #deeplearning #computervision #biometrics #machinelearning 

Prof. Vitomir Struc, PhD
Laboratory for Machine Intelligence
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Ljubljana, Slovenija

VP Technical Activities, IEEE Biometrics Council
General Co-Chair: IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2023),https://ijcb2023.ieee-biometrics.org
Program Co-Chair: IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2024),https://fg2024.ieee-biometrics.org/  
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