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PhD Studentships at the University of Essex

sehsan – Posted on June 24, 2017 at 1:07 pm –

  • Job Type: PhD
  • Employer: University of Essex
  • Location: Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Link: http://www.essex.ac.uk
  • Job Descriptions:

The University of Essex is top 20 in the UK for research excellence according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the national review of higher education research. The Embedded and Intelligent Systems Lab in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex carries out research in a number of areas, including computer vision, robotics and embedded systems. Applications are invited for several funded PhD positions in the area of computer vision at the EIS Lab (one of the fastest-growing labs at Essex). It has an expanding team of highly qualified young researchers in computer vision, one of the priority areas of the school. The successful candidates will work under the supervision of Prof. Klaus McDonald-Maier and Dr Shoaib Ehsan. The positions are available for October 2017 start. Financial support is available for at least 3 years. Prospective applicants should have: 1) Strong academic record with an excellent MSc/BSc degree in computer science, applied mathematics, or electrical engineering, preferably with expertise in computer vision and machine learning  2) A good mathematical background  3) Good programming skills in languages such as C, C++, MATLAB and/or Python. For consideration, please send a CV, names and contact details of two references, transcripts for graduate studies, and a link to a M.Sc. thesis (as well as relevant publications if any) to sehsan@essex.ac.uk.

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