[Imageworld] [Fwd: PhD position in Biologically motivated object
Marleen de Bruijne
marleen at diku.dk
Tue May 15 13:48:01 CEST 2007
PhD student position in Biologically motivated object recognition
Institute of Mathematics and Computing Science
University of Groningen
Topic of research
The objective of the project is to develop an object recognition
technique that is motivated by the function of the visual cortex.
Type and level of the position
This is a temporary research position at the level of a PhD student for
a period of maximum four years.
In this period the person appointed has to prepare and defend a PhD
The position is embedded in the research group Intelligent Systems
Thesis director and supervisor will be professor N. Petkov.
Our requirements on your qualifications
You are a university graduate (at the level of diploma or master of
science level) in one of the following disciplines: computer science,
artificial intelligence, electrical engineering, biophysics, physics.
You have a demonstrated interest in the neuro sciences. You have
an excellent academic record (list of examination marks from your
university study) and belong to the top 10% of the graduates of your
year and preferrably have a graduation with a distinction such as cum
You are fluent in English language and able to write scientific
articles and reports (to be proven by your graduation thesis or another
comparable report or co-authorship of published scientific articles).
How to apply
Send your application letter, a CV, including your academic record, and
a description of your ideas for research in the specified area to
prof.dr. Nicolai Petkov (petkov at cs dot rug dot nl).
The position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.
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