[robotics-worldwide] Software Engineer/Postdoc Position in 3D Computer Vision and SLAM - Artificial Intelligence Lab, University of Zurich
scaramuzza.davide at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 08:50:54 PDT 2012
1 fully funded Software Engineer or Postdoc position in 3D Computer
Vision at the Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of Zurich
You will be involved in a product-oriented project in collaboration with
an industrial partner leader in consumer electronics. As a Computer
Vision expert, you will actively contribute 3D reconstruction and SLAM
technology for computer mice, webcams, mobile phones etc.
Additionally, you will be involved in a variety of projects on
vision-controlled ground and micro aerial vehicles (check my webpage).
The position is guaranteed for 12 months. An extension can be granted
upon renewal of the project.
Extensive experience and a passion for image processing, mathematics,
and abstract thinking. Apart from your curiosity, your communication
skills and your ability to work in teams, you should meet the following
• MSc or PhD degree
• State-of-the-art computer vision know-how and deep understanding of
correspondence problems in 2D and 3D, such as image registration, image
stitching, optical flow, tracking, and stereo vision
• Excellent C++ skills with several years of coding experience
• Ability to solve difficult vision problems and to push forward the
development of the core image registration algorithms with your ideas
• Skill to analyze and improve algorithms
Experience in mobile robotics (with topics such as 2D/3D SLAM or
tracking) and with camera systems (calibration, real-time vision) is a
plus. Familiarity with libraries such as Qt, OpenCV, OpenGL and
development tools including Matlab, Python, CMake, and Git would also be
The candidate is expected to also participate in supervision of
bachelor's and master's projects, and the general activities of the Lab.
- Starting Date: October 1, 2012 (but later starts are also possible)
- Evaluation of the candidates starts immediately but will continue
until the position is filled
**[HOW TO APPLY]**
Please send a single PDF including (in the order) a short letter of
motivation (half a page) and your CV (including publication list and a
list of at least 3 references). For candidates holding a Masters'
degree, please include your transcripts (BSc and MSc).
Send the above PDF to Prof. Dr. Davide Scaramuzza
<scaramuzza.applications at gmail.com> quoting [3D Computer Vision
Application] in the subject.
Optionally, send in a copy of undergrad project reports, semester papers
or anything else that shows your ability for scientific work and writing.
For questions, please contact Davide Scaramuzza using the same email
address for the applications <scaramuzza.applications at gmail.com>
**[WHAT WE OFFER]**
We offer an exciting research opportunity at the forefront of one of the
most dynamic engineering fields. You will have both one of the steepest
personal learning experiences in your life as well as the opportunity to
make an impact in the consumer-electronics market and in the computer
vision and robotics communities.
You will be working in a very international team of highly motivated and
skilled people. You will grow into a network of international robotics
and computer vision professionals.
A Software Engineer or Postdoc position is a regular job with social
benefits in Switzerland. You will get a very competitive salary and
access to excellent facilities in one of the world's leading technical
Robotics Labs. Zurich is regularly ranked among the top cities in the
world for quality of life.
- The Ailab counts about 30 people (PhD, Postdocs, and technicians) with
more than 10 different nationalities, electronic and machine workshops,
3D printers, and a motion capture system
- Info about the Ailab can be found at http://ailab.ifi.uzh.ch/
- Information about our current computer vision and robotics past
projects can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/scarabotix/
- The Ailab is located in the Department of Informatics of the
University of Zurich http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/index.html
- Information about the University of Zurich can be found at
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