PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: 2 PhD Positions: Combinatorial Optimization in Image Analysis and Machine LearningPosted: September 12, 2013
Company/Institution: Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Location: Saarbruecken, Germany
Department: Junior Research Group Combinatorial Image Analysis

Description:

The Junior Research Group Combinatorial Image Analysis at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbruecken, Germany, invites applications for

2 fully funded Ph.D. studentships
Combinatorial Optimization in Image Analysis and Machine Learning

Highly motivated individuals with a very good first degree in mathematics, computer science or science are encouraged to apply.

A strong background in mathematics and some programming experience are required for these positions. Knowledge of combinatorial optimization is a plus. Experience in image analysis and machine learning is desirable but not required.

The group encourages curiosity-driven research. Candidates define their own research project together with the group in the beginning of their Ph.D. program and specify its focus based on their interests during the second year. Excellent candidates will be given the opportunity to work as visiting researchers at Harvard University during the summer of their third year.

Information about the group: http://cia.mpi-inf.mpg.de/
Contact: Dr. Bjoern Andres (andres AT mpi-inf.mpg.de)


Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit to d2-application@mpi-inf.mpg.de the following application material, preferably in a single PDF document:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications (if applicable)
  • List of referees
  • Transcripts of master/bachelor program
  • Title of this position (PhD Position: Combinatorial Optimization in Image Analysis and Machine Learning)

Applications are now open and are reviewed in the order in which they are received.