Research Training Group “Spatio/Temporal Probabilistic Graphical Models and Applications in Image Analysis”, Universität Heidelberg:
12 Doctoral Positions
Deadline: February 26th, 2010
The Research Training Group (RTG 1653) funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) and associated with the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, offers 12 Doctoral Positions for research projects focusing on statistical and optimization aspects of modeling, learning and inference with probabilistic graphical models, and related challenging applications of image analysis in computer vision, environmental science, life sciences and industry. The Research Training Group is run by a consortium from the Institutes of Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Computer Science, the Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing associated with the IWR, and supported by the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences. It distinguishes itself through a structured research program, joint teaching and supervision, and a study program consisting of interdisciplinary lectures and seminars. Positions in the salary class TV-L 13 are awarded for up to 3 years, starting on April 1, 2010. Additional material cost allowance will be paid. Childcare allowance can be granted if applicable.
Successful applicants hold a master degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or a related field with a strong background in one of the fields of Statistics, Stochastics, Optimization, Statistical Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Image Processing or Computer Vision. A good command of the English language, good programming skills, and a strong interest in Mathematical Modelling and Computational Methods are indispensable prerequisites.
For further information about the program and the requirements for application please see:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Schnörr
University of Heidelberg
Speyerer Straße 6