PostDoc on Computer Vision - 3D (CCHT@Ca’Foscari) - [ Postdoc ]Added on: 26/09/2019 - Expires on 31/12/2020
CCHT@Ca’Foscari is currently seeking to appoint a Senior PostDoc (i.e. minimum of 3-year experience outside PhD program) with a solid background in Computer Vision and 3D modelling/reconstruction. The selected candidate will consolidate CCHT expertise in the development of next generation computer vision/3D digitization approaches applied to the Cultural Heritage (CH) and Digital Humanities (DH) domains.
The IIT Centre for Cultural Heritage Technology (CCHT@Ca’Foscari) of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Venice focuses on researching and promoting new technologies for recording, documenting, analysing and preserving Cultural Heritage in a broad sense (artistic, archaeological, archival, historical heritage). With its strongly interdisciplinary infrastructure, the Centre combines expertise from computing and conservation sciences domains, integrating these competencies to foster cutting-edge research.
- a Ph.D. in computer science or related field (with specialization in Computer Vision) and +3 years CV/ML experience outside PhD, OR equivalent experience;
- Experience in the 3D computer vision field (for example, but not limited to, 3D reconstruction from RGBD data, photometric stereo, structure from motion, structured light systems, etc.)
- Knowledge of OpenCV, PCL and Open3D libraries;
- Proficiency with programming languages (e.g. Python, C/C++);
- Experience in grant proposal preparation at National and/or European level;
- Interest in cultural heritage (applications to archaeology, art, artefact studies etc.) and, more broadly, Digital Humanities;
- Good communication skills and ability to cooperate;
- Proficiency in English language (written and oral).
- Experience on Deep Learning algorithms and relevant platforms (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano, Caffe);
- Competences in robotics;
- Strong track record of research publications in top tier conferences and journals (e.g. CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, NIPS, TPAMI, IJCV, IVC, CVIU);
- Proven interdisciplinary collaborations with scientific staff or stakeholders in the Cultural Heritage /Digital Humanities fields.
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary commensurate to experience and skills.
The call will remain open until the position is filled. Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “CCHT Computer Vision 3D Senior PostDoc BC 77512” in the e-mail subject. Your application must include (as separate documents):
- a detailed CV
- a research statement, expanding on current and past research
- 3 representative publications.
- name and contacts of two referees
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