2 Postdocs for 3 years in video search: recognition and explanation

*2 POSTDOCS FOR 3 YEARS IN VIDEO SEARCH* Faculty of Science – Informatics Institute

The Informatics Institute at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for 2 Postdocs in Video Search starting Spring 2013.

*/Project Description/*
The positions are part of a 5-year Personal VIDI Grant funded by the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research and headed by Dr. Cees Snoek.
The successful candidates will participate in a frontier research project on video recognition and explanation, and will work in a stimulating environment of a leading and highly active research team including one faculty member and six PhD students. The team has repeatedly won the major visual search competitions, including NIST TRECVID, PASCAL Visual Object Challenge, ImageCLEF, and the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge.

o PhD in Computer Science, emphasizing computer vision, and/or machine learning.
o Strong publication record in top-tier international conferences and journals.
o Solid knowledge of programming in C/C++ for large-scale processing.
o Motivated and capable to coordinate and supervise PhD research and teaching.

*/Specific to Position nr. 1 (Video recognition)/* o Research record in spatiotemporal descriptors, object localization, action recognition and/or data-intensive machine learning.

*/Specific to Position nr. 2 (Video explanation)/* o Research record in attribute categorization, event recognition, natural language processing, and/or data-intensive machine learning.

Conditions of employment, things we have to offer and application procedure, see: http://bit.ly/11xNutU