National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway)

NUIG 152-19 Postdoctoral Researcher,ECSEL Heliaus (tHErmaL vIsion Augmented awarenesS),College of Engineering and Informatics,NUI Galway

National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway)

Galway, Ireland

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the College of Engineering and Informatics at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is funded by EU H2020 and is available from 01 September 2019 to contract end date of 28 February 2022.

 

The project will focus on development of new computational and cognitive algorithms for Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) imaging using a new generation of low-cost microbolometer sensors. Research is closely aligned with emerging technology roadmaps for European and US Industry in both the automotive and consumer sectors. Successful candidates will work closely with Engineering teams from Xperi, a World-Leading supplier of Imaging solutions for automotive and consumer markets. These positions will suit highly-motivated candidates with prior research experience and publications who are keen to work on industry-focused research topics. 

 

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for development of new computational and cognitive algorithms for Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) imaging using a new generation of low-cost microbolometer sensors. They will work closely with Engineering teams from Xperi, a World-Leading supplier of Imaging solutions for automotive and consumer markets.

 

Duties:

  • ·         data collection and dataset preparation
  • ·         algorithm development including training and validation of CNNs
  • ·         shared supervision of 2-3 PhD students
  • ·         preparation of reports, research publications and documentation of research activities

 

 

Qualifications/Skills required:

 

Essential Requirements:

  • PhD in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent research experience
  • Proven publication record

 

Desirable Requirements:

  • Advanced Deep Learning techniques; Hybrid Visible/NIR/LWIR Optics & Imaging; Multi-frame Imaging Algorithms; LWIR/Thermal Imaging Algorithms; Advanced NIR/LWIR Facial Models; Hybrid Visible/NIR/LWIR Imaging Pipelines.

 

 

 

Salary: €37,223 – €41,828 pro-rata per annum

 

Start date: 01 September 2019

 

Continuing Professional Development/Training:

Researchers at NUI Galway are encouraged to avail of a range of training and development opportunities designed to support their personal career development plans.  

 

 

Further information on research and working at NUI Galway is available on Research at NUI Galway

 

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Further information about College of Engineering and Informatics in NUIG is available at http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/. More information about Xperi can be found at https://www.xperi.com/. More information about Heliaus project can be found at https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/223287/factsheet/en.

 

Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to Professor Peter Corcoran at peter.corcoran@nuigalway.ie  – please (i) make sure to put ‘Industry Postdoctoral Postion’ into the subject line of your e-mail.

 

In line with the university Child Protection Policy, this post requires Gárda vetting.

 

 

To Apply:

Applications to include a (i)covering letter include a short motivational statement, (ii) up-to-date CV,and (iii) the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Professor Peter Corcoran at peter.corcoran@nuigalway.ie

 

Please put reference number NUIG-152 and ‘Industry Postdoctoral Position’ in subject line of e-mail application.

 

This position will be open until the vacancy is filled

 

Closing date: 5:00 p.m. Friday, 01 November 2019

 

 

All positions are recruited in line with Open, Transparent, Merit (OTM) and Competency based recruitment

 

National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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NUIG 152-19 Postdoctoral Researcher,ECSEL Heliaus (tHErmaL vIsion Augmented awarenesS),College of Engineering and Informatics,NUI Galway