[Imageworld] Postdoc in visual SLAM, Oxford
ian at robots.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 11 10:42:31 CEST 2006
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE
Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Computer Vision
The Department of Engineering Science wishes to recruit a Research
Assistant to work in the Active Vision Laboratory
(http://www.robots.ox.ac.uk/ActiveVision) on a project funded by the
EPSRC. This post is available for up to 22 months.
The successful applicant will work principally with Dr Ian Reid in Oxford
and collaborate with Dr Andrew Davison at Imperial College, London on the
problem of real-time visual localisation and mapping. The emphasis of the
project is on developing practical methods for accurate, real-time
self-localisation of a moving camera (SLAM) using visual data, drawing on
recent ideas from computer vision, mobile robotics and information theory.
The successful applicant for this post will have a good first degree plus
doctorate (or be close to submission) in Engineering, Computer Science or
related discipline. A demonstrable knowledge of probability and
statistics together with good programming skills especially in C/C++ is
also essential. You will have the ability to do novel research and write
and publish research papers, work alone and as part of a team. Experience
with machine vision and/or mobile robotics is desirable.
The starting salary will be in Grade 7, £2488 to £3060 GBpounds (under
review). Further particulars may be obtained from
http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/~wpcadm2/DF06032ad.htm or informal questions may
be directed to Dr Ian Reid, ian.reid at eng.ox.ac.uk.
Written applications must be sent to Mr C J Scotcher, The Senior
Administrator, University of Oxford, Department of Engineering Science,
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ; or to administrator at eng.ox.ac.uk, enclosing a
curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees. Your letter
should explain your interest in and relevant experience for this job.
Please quote DF06032 in all correspondence.
The closing date for applications is 25th August 2006
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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