Research Associate - Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Software and Multimedia Technology

Dresden (DE)
31 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At the Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Software and Multimedia Technology, the Chair of Computer Graphics and Visualisation invites applications for a 

Research Associate
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

The position is to be filled as soon as possible and will be offered till 31st of May 2020. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD). 

Tasks: Research focuses on Computer Vision and Computer Graphics within the interdisciplinary research project “SePIA”. The main task of the project is the development of a catalog of critical traffic situations that can serve as the foundation of approval procedures for autonomous vehicles. For this video data of natural driving situations are analyzed with respect to critical situations. The task of our Chair is the semantic analysis of video data and the 3D-reconstruction of critical traffic situations. Within your work you will design and implement a system for video analysis that allows analysis of different data sets with the best state of the art methods and supports the export of results in formats suitable for the project partners. 

Requirements: Excellent university degree (Master or equivalent) in the field of Computer Science, Photogrammetry, Measurement Technology or similar fields; ability to work independently and target-oriented in a team, high commitment, fluent in English language to write excellent papers and to participate in international conferences, interest in practice-oriented and interdisciplinary cooperation with partners, knowledge in semantic video analysis, 3D reconstruction as well as in the implementation with C++ and of GPUs is advantageous.

We offer: a diversified and challenging research position to work on a hot topic of computer vision research inside an interdisciplinary team of young researchers, participation in conferences for research exchange, excellent contacts to partners from research and industry, and an independent organization of your research work.  

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities. 

Applications including CV, a short summary of Master thesis and a statement of research interest should be sent until 04.09.2017 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) as single pdf-document via e-mail in an electronically signed and encrypted form to or to TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Institut für Software- und Multimediatechnik, Professur für Computergraphik und Visualisierung, Herrn Prof. Dr. Stefan Gumhold, 01062 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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