[robotics-worldwide] Post-doctoral position in Computer Vision/Robotics available at ICS-FORTH

Antonis Argyros argyros at ics.forth.gr
Fri Mar 9 01:02:54 PST 2012

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Position: One post-doctoral position
Start date: Possibility for immediate starting
Duration: 1 or 2 years – extendable
Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications

The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH (http://www.ics.forth.gr) at 
Heraklion, Crete, Greece, has immediate opening for a full-time position 
at the post-doctoral level, to work in the area of computer vision and, 
in particular, in any of the following topics:
- Markerless hand tracking
- Hand posture/gesture recognition
- Visual interpretation of object grasping and manipulation activities
- Markerless human tracking, both in indoor and outdoor environments
- Human posture and activity recognition

The position will be supported by recently funded EU projects which will 
be executed until November January 2016. In the context of these 
projects, the goal of our research group is to develop visual 
capabilities for robotic assistants and for humanoid robots. The 
selected applicants will be offered a contract for one or two years, 
with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants must have:
- A PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related field
- Documented research record in computer vision and, preferably, in the 
topics listed above
- Strong computing skills (including C/C++ and MATLAB)
- Strong mathematical background
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
- Willingness and ability for cooperative work in the context of a 
research team

Desired skills:
- Parallel programming with emphasis on GPU-programming, CUDA
- Experience with computer graphics techniques and physics-based modeling

Applicants must submit the following documents:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of research qualifications and interests
- Contact details of at least three referees

Evaluation of applications:
The evaluation of applications is ongoing and will continue until the 
position is filled.

Research: http://www.ics.forth.gr/~argyros/research.htm
FORTH-ICS: http://www.ics.forth.gr
Crete: http://www.uoc.gr/crete/CRETE.html

For more information or to apply, please contact:
Asoc. Prof. Antonis Argyros
Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
N. Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
GR-70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
e-mail: argyros at ics.forth.gr
URL: http://www.ics.forth.gr/~argyros

Assoc. Prof. Antonis Argyros, http://www.ics.forth.gr/~argyros
Computer Science Department   | Institute of Comp. Science - FORTH
University of Crete, GR 71409 | N Plastira 100, Vasilika Vouton
Heraklion, Crete, Greece      | GR 70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel    : +30 2810 393594      | Tel    : +30 2810 391704
Fax    : +30 2810 393501      | FAX    : +30 2810 391601
e-mail : argyros at csd.uoc.gr   | e-mail : argyros at ics.forth.gr

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