PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Postdoc position in Computer Vision for 3D mapping and scene understanding Posted: November 1, 2016
Company/Institution: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Location: Genova, Italy
Department: Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab

Description: The Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab at IIT invites qualified applicants to submit their CV for a Postdoc position in Genoa under the supervision of Dr. Alessio Del Bue.

VGM is opening a postdoc position to work on 3D mapping and structure from motion with RGBD sensors. The aim is to create an autonomous 3D reconstruction system for indoor environments by using an active camera attached to a robotic arm. The system will be working in challenging scenarios dealing with severe occlusions and sensor noise in a fully autonomous way. Candidates should have strong programming skills in C/C++ and a general knowledge of ROS software libraries. Proven scientific track record on major computer vision and robotics conferences/journals is also a relevant criteria for the selection.

This project will be managed in collaboration with an international industrial partner delivering state-of-the-art machine vision applications.

The candidate will be also involved in project meeting, and submission of papers at top-tier computer vision and robotics conferences.

Application Instructions: At the time of the application eligible candidates have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Vision, Engineering, Robotics and related fields.

Please send the application, including a CV with publication list, brief description of research interests and main accomplishments and 2 reference letters to applications@iit.it, quoting "Postdoc VGM position BC 72847" in the email subject, by November 14, 2016.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavor focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible applications from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.