[Comp-neuro] Post-doc position open at Paris 6 university (France).

Pissaloux Edwige.Pissaloux at upmc.fr
Mon Jun 7 13:15:35 CEST 2010

Dear Colleague,

Thank you for you help in advertising the below post-doc position.


POST-DOC POSITION OPEN AT UPMC (University Paris 6)/ISIR, France,  in

The proposed position is in the area of computer vision and visual
perception (computational models) and design of vision system as assistive
devices for man-environment interaction.

The post-doc research will mix theoretical and applied developments (the
implementation of algorithms working on real-world data). (S)he will
participate in the design and prototyping of a new mobile eye-tracker
(hardware and software). New spatio-temporally optimized algorithms for
feature detection and their tracking  via statistical methods (particle
filter, EKF, MCMC, SLAM, etc), and/or original algorithms for vision &
inertial data combination (possible neuro-cognitive computational models)
will be designed and evaluated on images of real 3D scenes.

 Applicants must have a PhD degree with a strong background in vision
(hardware & software, algorithms), mathematics, human factors,
mechatronic system design; be self-sufficient in programming (C++,
assembly (general purpose computer and DSP, Java) and have an experience
of large software design. They must be familiar with several of the above
following topics and interested in all of them: vision, image and signal
processing, data fusion, optimization, embedded/wearable system design,
neuro-cognitive sciences.

The candidate will participate in PhD and Master thesis supervision,
research management, presentation of results at meetings & conferences and
various documents preparation.

Highly valued personal qualities include creativity, open-mindedness, the
ability to work in a team setting and to interface successfully with
external partners and a willingness to  address novel challenges in
unknown scientific environment.

The position is founded of up to two years, with the possibility for an
extension. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Expected start date:  as soon as possible (June 2010). Review of
applications will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline for application : June 2010

If interested  e-mail (pdf format only) :
1- a cover letter briefly describing your background and career plans
2- C.V.
3- Motivation letter (a statement of research interest)
3- List of publications with 1-2 most significant publications (in
relation in the topics of this position, if possible)
4- Contact addresses of at least three reference persons
5- a sumamry of the thesis and PhD thesis e-copy.


Prof. Edwige Pissaloux
Contact : Edwige.Pissaloux at upmc.fr
ISIR/UPMC, Pyramide tour 55, boîte courriers 173
4 place Jussieu, 75 252 Paris, France
Fax : 33 1 44 27 51 45

Edwige Pissaloux             ph. 33(0)144272874
Professeur                  fax : 33(0)144275145
Vision VLSI/System Design   email:Edwige.Pissaloux at upmc.fr
Pyramide tour 55
4 place Jussieu
75 252 Paris Cedex 05, France
IEEE France Section EMBS Chapter Founder and Past Chair
Présidente de la Section Signal & Image du Club

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