PDF in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Applied to Image Analysis – IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Deadline for applications: October 31st, 2012

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow position in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Applied to Image Analysis. The candidate will join a rapidly growing and interdisciplinary group that collaborates with a variety of laboratories across the world to develop new methods for image analysis (segmentation and detection) and the discovery of patterns in multidimensional datasets arising in imaging problems in natural and life sciences. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in image processing and analysis, in pattern recognition and machine learning and have a strong interest in bridging the gap to the medical/biological/natural sciences. The ideal candidate should have excellent programming skills and a strong mathematical background. Experience in applying such techniques in (bio) medical imaging applications (for example cardiac or brain imaging, cell imaging) will be considered a plus. A PhD in a related discipline is required. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit.

The Fellow will join the Research Unit PRIAn – Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (http://prian.imtlucca.it/).

IMT Lucca (http://www.imtlucca.it) is a public international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that acts as a research university with the aim of forming human capital in disciplines characterized by their high potential for concrete applications. IMT strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance.

Appointment compensation packages will depend on the candidates and their records of accomplishment, but are competitive on an international level. Applicants must be able to teach graduate courses in English; knowledge of Italian is not required.

Interested candidates must apply by filling in the online application form at http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/junior_faculty_recruitment_program.php. They will also be asked to submit a CV, research paper (published or working) and the name and contact details of three referees.
For further information about the position, applicants can refer to the website, or can contact pdf.calls@imtlucca.it.

The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2012.

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