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Ali Salah <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 16:12:58 +0300
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Apologies for cross-posting. I believe this postdoc vacancy will be of
interest to some members of the list.



Postdoc in the area of computer analysis of human behavior (computer

for 38 hours per week (reference CAHBTG2012)

The research will focus on the development of new algorithms for human
behavior analysis. Topics are facial expression recognition, head pose
estimation, gaze tracking, age and gender recognition, human-body tracking,
activity monitoring, affective computing etc. The project is funded by a
grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

The position is within the Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam (ISLA) at the
University of Amsterdam and will be supervised by prof. dr. Theo Gevers,


Applicants must have a PhD degree in computer vision or a closely related
area. In addition, a successful candidate should have:

+ good knowledge of human behavior and computer vision;

+ good knowledge of machine learning methods;

+ knowledge of modern image processing and human body tracking;

+ strong math skills;

+ good oral and written communication skills;

+ strong programming skills in at least one of the following languages:
Matlab, C, C++ or Java;

Further information

Informal inquiries can be made by email to Theo Gevers: [log in to unmask]


The appointment will be full time (38 hours a week) for a period of one
year. The salary is in accordance with the university regulations for
academic personnel. The postdoc salary will range from  2,861,-- up to a
maximum of   3,755,- before tax per month (scale 10) based on a full-time
appointment. The holiday allowance is 8% of the annual gross income and
8.3% end of the year bonus. The collective employment agreement of Dutch
universities is applicable.

Duration of the position: one year. Starting date: ranging from 1 May 
1July, 2012.

Job application

Applications, only by electronic mail, must be sent to
[log in to unmask] to University of Amsterdam, Faculty of
Science, attn. Theo Gevers
and should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, references
and any supporting material.

Dr. Albert Ali Salah
Bogazici University, Computer Engineering Dept.
34342 Bebek  - Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: (+90) 212 359 7774
Bogazici University, Cognitive Science MA Program

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