[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Two PhD studentships in Vision for Robotics (Dr. Margarita Chli, University of Edinburgh)

Margarita Chli mchli at inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Dec 16 04:59:55 PST 2014

Two PhD studentships in Vision for Robotics
(Dr. Margarita Chli, University of Edinburgh)

Two fully funded Ph.D. studentships are available at the Vision for  
Robotics Lab of the University of Edinburgh immediately. The positions  
are funded as part of a EU-funded project in collaboration with  
multiple academic and industrial partners in Europe. The projects to  
be supervised by Dr. Margarita Chli and aim at exploring vision-based  
Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM) and dense reconstruction  
from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) operating collaboratively  
in a scenario of industrial inspection.

More information on these positions can found on  

Applicants should have a strong analytical background, good  
programming skills and hold a relevant degree (e.g. in Computer  
Science or Engineering) with excellent grades. A good level of spoken  
and written English is required, while a background in Computer Vision  
and/or Robotics is desirable.

Applications should be sent via email (mchli[at]inf.ed.ac.uk) reading  
the code "VIS4ROB-EUPHD" in the subject line and should include the  
- A full CV
- A cover letter describing your background, qualifications, research  
interests (max. 1-page in 10pt font size).
- Degree certificate(s) and transcripts.
- Names and contact details of two referees.

Offers will be made on a first come first served basis, with the final  
deadline for applications set for the 18th January 2015.

The positions are open to exceptionally qualified UK, EU and  
international students and will be fully funded for a duration of 3  
years covering all tuition fees, a standard (tax-free) EPSRC stipend  
and travel costs to conferences and project meetings.


Margarita Chli

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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