Associate Professor in Computer Vision
Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE) invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor with a tentative starting date of January 9, 2019 (later starting dates may be also considered).
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, computer science or a related area. We are looking for a candidate with strong background in Computer Vision and its applications. Candidates with substantial experience in Virtual and Augmented Reality, Deep learning, Image & Video Analytics, Reinforcement Learning, Automatic Segmentation and related areas are particularly encouraged to apply for this position. Candidates for Associate Professor rank must have an established research profile in the corresponding field as reflected through a sustained track record of high-quality research publications in international journals, presentation of research at leading international conferences, invited visiting appointments at other institutions and/or refereeing on behalf of journals. The successful candidate will also have a proven ability to attract external research funds (amount and volume as appropriate to discipline/grant opportunities) and to lead research providing direction, support and guidance to international staff, research students and colleagues as appropriate; resolving problems, making decisions and addressing any work related conflicts.
It is expected that the appointed candidates will take an active part in Skoltech and CDISE strategic activities on development of large-scale Computer Vision, Virtual Reality & Big Data research and educational infrastructure.
Faculty duties include teaching at graduate level, advising student and innovation projects, and conducting application-oriented research. All activities at Skoltech are carried out in English, therefore, candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
CDISE members conduct cross-cutting interdisciplinary research driven by modern applications in the fields of computational and data sciences. CDISE has more than a dozen research groups that are among best groups in Russia and are competitive at the international level in their prospective areas. Currently, CDISE has 16 Professors, 45 researchers, and > 60 Ph.D. students. It powers the largest educational program at Skoltech – the IT program with two tracks: “Computational Science and Engineering” and “Data Science”.
- a challenging job in an international, dynamic and professional environment
- synergy between science, technology and innovation
- internationally competitive compensation package
- a significant research start-up package
- excellent research and computational infrastructure.
For more information on Skoltech, please visit skoltech.ru or faculty.skoltech.ru. For more information on CDISE, please go to the CDISE website: http://crei.skoltech.ru/cdise.
To apply, please go to our application website: http://join.skoltech.ru/how-to-apply/ and follow the instructions. Please note the code of the current vacancy that you will need when filling out the application form: [56_AP_CV]. We encourage informal enquiries to the center leader Prof. Maxim Fedorov (email@example.com) or to the faculty with the closest research area.
The application submission deadline is December 31, 2018. The selection of candidates for the position starts immediately until the position is filled.
Skoltech is committed to diversity and equality, and all applicants are invited to apply without regard for gender, race or national origin.