*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.

*/Requirements/*
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

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