Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Electrical and Computer Engineering      

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.

Brief Description            

To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.

Since the Postdoctoral experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Postdoctoral tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.

Detailed Description            

Conduct basic and applied research in image classification developing novel deep learning networks that utilize sparsity inducing transforms to improve the performance of automated medical diagnostic systems. Develop novel deep learning models suitable for use in disease diagnosis and assessment. Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conferences      

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in the field of computer vision, image processing, artificial intelligence, or a related field.
  • Proven record of accomplishment including first-authored journal publications.
  • Proficient in programming language like Python and Matlab.
  • Familiarity with a deep learning library.
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years research experience in computer vision and machine learning.
  • 3+ years experience with programming language such as Python, MATLAB, C/C++. 

How To Apply            

CV + Research Interest Statement

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