PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: PhD position in machine learning and computer visionPosted: December 22, 2016
Company/Institution: University of Bath
Location: Bath, UK
Department: Computer Science

Description: We are looking for candidates for 3.5-year PhD positions in machine learning and computer vision at the University of Bath.

The prospective PhD student will work with Dr. Kwang In Kim designing new machine learning algorithms to face challenges in computer vision.

Our research focus lies on developing large-scale, semi-supervised, and active learning algorithms for vision applications, e.g., organizing media collections into semantically meaningful representations, and using these to allow easier search, exploration, editing, and content creation.

The successful candidates will join the Visual Computing Group at University of Bath’s Computer Science Department, a vibrant research team with six academics and a group of PhD students and post-doctoral researchers.

Requirements:
Applicants may be from anywhere in the world, but must not have resided, or carried out their main activity (work or studies), in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior.

Applicants should have a first class in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field. Applicants also need to have a strong background in mathematics and high proficiency in Matlab, C, C++, or Java. Having experienced with an MSc project in machine learning, vision, or any related areas is a plus but is not required.

Application Instructions: Application Instructions: Applicants are invited to send their CV to Dr Kwang In Kim (k.kim at bath.ac.uk) so that he can help them preparing the formal application. If they meet the minimum criteria, they will be asked to submit a formal application via the Applications Portal.

Application deadline: 29 January 2017.
Anticipated start date: 2 October 2017.