Research Fellow in Computer Vision and Deep Learning

Surrey, United Kingdom
£44,414 to £52,841 per annum
21 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Vision, Speech & Signal Processing

Location: Guildford
Salary: £44,414 to £52,841 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 29 March 2023
Reference: 015823

The Centre for Vision, Speech, and Signal Processing is seeking to recruit a full-time researcher to contribute to a number of projects including sign language data processing and recognition.

You will join an established research group within a highly rated research department, with an excellent computing and software infrastructure for first class research, modern facilities and close links with industry.

The work will involve the use of computer vision and machine learning for the identification, tracking and estimation of humans in video with specific application to the recognition of sign language. But there are also opportunities to contribute to other projects including autonomous robotics, UAVs and autonomous vehicles subject to skill set. The applicant should have a PhD in a related area with a track record of publishing high quality research. Previous experience of sign language recognition and translation would be advantageous as is experience of supervising research. They should have good analytical and programming skills and experience of computer vision and machine learning. Previous experience of real time systems development C/C++/C#, Python, OpenCV, PyTorch, TensorFlow and deep learning are essential. Applicants are expected to be proactive, to support other researchers and to be self-motivated.

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit, located in one of the safest counties in England, within 35 minutes of London by train and minutes away from the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Recent investments have seen the opening of a world-class Sports Park and important updates to central facilities.

We can offer a generous remuneration package, which includes relocation assistance where appropriate, an attractive research environment, the latest teaching facilities and access to a variety of staff development opportunities.

Informal enquiries related to the project to Professor Richard Bowden by e-mail:

This is a fixed term contract for up to 9 months.

Please submit your CV and a covering letter with your application.

Further details: Job Description

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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