PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: PhD candidate / Research Assistant Posted: July 17, 2014
Company/Institution: ETH Zurich
Location: Zurich
Department: Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Description: The Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing group (Prof. Dr. Konrad Schindler) at ETH Zurich is seeking applications for multiple

PhD candidates / Research Assistants (100 %)
in computer vision and photogrammetry

In our research, we develop methods that automatically extract information from sensors such as photographic images, video, satellite imagery, and 3D range scans. Our work aims to convert visual data into structured 3D models of our environment, and to deliver models and maps to scientists, engineers and decision makers in such diverse applications as earth observation, environmental planning, archaeology and heritage preservation, and autonomous robotics.
br> We are looking for candidates with an interest in performing cutting edge research, strong motivation, and a desire to learn. An ideal candidate will have
  • an excellent degree (M.Sc., M.Eng. or equivalent) in Geodesy/Geomatics, Computer Science, or a related field (e.g. Physics, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics)
  • strong mathematical understanding, and
  • programming experience, preferably in C++ and/or Matlab.
Prior experience in image processing, computer vision and photogrammetry is a plus, fluency in English is required (both written and spoken).

We offer an exciting and stimulating environment to study and work in: ETH has several in-ternationally recognized research groups dedicated to computer vision and image metrology, and we also collaborate with several other institutions and companies in the fields of computer vision, 3D metrology and earth observation, in Switzerland and abroad.

Application Instructions: For additional information about the position and the tasks, please contact Prof. Konrad Schindler, schindler@geod.baug.ethz.ch.

If you are interested in joining our group, please submit your complete application (motivation letter, curriculum vitae, school and university score records, contact details of at least two academic referees) online through the ETH job portal www.jobs.ethz.ch. The deadline for applications is the 31st of October 2014. Selection will start immediately, so early submissions are encouraged.