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Postdoctoral Fellow in Computer science – Project Quality and Content

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

Norway

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The Postdoctoral position is part of the research project “Quality and Content: understanding the influence of content on subjective and objective image quality assessment”, at the Department of Computer Science, NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: October 24, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 3 Years 5 Months
Salary: 553 500 NOK/Year

Workplace:
Norwegian Colour and Visual Computing Laboratory
Department of Computer Science
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU
Trondheim,

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Qualification Details

  • You must have completed a Norwegian doctoral degree or corresponding foreign doctoral degree recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian PhD
  • You must have a professionally relevant background in image quality, color imaging, computer science or similar
  • Experience in image quality assessment
  • Good experience and competence in deep learning
  • Background or experience in deep learning frameworks (Tensorflow, Keras, or PyTorch)
  • Good programming skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and an ability to communicate effectively

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant 

Preferred selection criteria

  • Knowledge of the human visual system
  • Experience with statistical analysis

Personal characteristics

  • High motivation for research work and ability to work independently
  • Well organized
  • Ability to work both individually and in a (virtual) team environment with a high level of personal responsibility, initiative, and leadership skills
  • Flexibility and ability to take direction and accommodate feedback from diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce work of a consistently high standard
  • Eager to disseminate research results through publications and presentations at international conferences

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Conduct a stand-alone research project on image quality assessment.
  • Participate in the general activities of the Colourlab.
  • Participate in the general activities of the department.
  • Participate in international activities such as conference attendance and research stays at educational institutions abroad.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: 2021/51981
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

The application must include:

  • A cover letter where the applicant describes his/her personal motivation and relevance with respect to the requirements of the advertisement.
  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • Transcripts and diplomas for bachelor's-, master's- and PhD degrees.
  • Academic works - published or unpublished - that you would like to be considered in the assessment (up to 3 items)
  • Name and contact information of three referees

If all, or parts, of your education has been taken abroad, we also ask you to attach documentation of the scope and quality of your entire education. Description of the documentation required can be found here. If you already have a statement from NOKUT, please attach this as well.

Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your participation.

About the Project

The Postdoctoral position is part of the research project “Quality and Content: understanding the influence of content on subjective and objective image quality assessment”. The project aims to advance the understanding of image quality and develop more precise and better performing image quality metrics based on improved understanding on how content influences image quality.

The Postdoctoral position will focus on developing more precise and better performing image quality metrics using deep-learning and understanding on how content influences image quality.

The position is complementing the state-of-the-art research performed at the Norwegian Colour and Visual Computing Laboratory.

About the Department

We are the leading academic IT environment in Norway, and offer a wide range of theoretical and applied IT programmes of study at all levels. Our subject areas include hardware, algorithms, visual computing, AI, databases, software engineering, information systems, learning technology, HCI, CSCW, IT operations and applied data processing. The Department has groups in both Trondheim and Gjøvik. The Department of Computer Science is one of seven departments in the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering .

 

About the Employer: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

Note or Other details

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number   when applying.

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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Prof. Marius Pedersen, telephone +47 93 63 43 85, email marius.pedersen@ntnu.no. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Stine Terese Ruen Nymoen, e-mail: stine.t.r.nymoen@ntnu.no

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