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Researcher Computer Vision & Dat Science

Geplaatst: 18-07-2019
Sluitingsdatum: 31-08-2019
NHL Stenden Hogeschool
Leeuwarden (Friesland) 
min. 0.8 fte, max. 1 fte 
min. 10 (€2.769,32 - €4.192,37), max. 12 (€4.326,54 - €5.564,23) 
Economie, Techniek 


What will you be doing?The Computer Vision & Data Science researcher, will work on various projects. These projects cover the following fields: Computer Vision, Data Science, Deep Learning and Hyper-spectral imaging. You should be able to demonstrate your prior experience in project-based work and enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary environment comprising lecturers, external specialists, companies and students. You will collaborate with your immediate colleagues to successfully complete the projects.As a researcher, you will also actively contribute to the development of the HBO Master Computer Vision & Data Science study programme. As part of the development team, you will share your expertise in this field and will help to develop teaching materials. After the initial phase, you will be one of the teachers in this programme.


About NHL Stenden University of Applied SciencesIt happens because we make it happen. That is what NHL Stenden believes. We give our students the opportunity to fully develop their talents. In a challenging learning environment, students can guide their own academic and professional growth. We have strong connections with businesses and institutions in the region and abroad. As an international multi-campus university of applied sciences, we encourage students to look beyond their own field of study and participate in innovative projects to gain new knowledge. We serve as a meeting place for knowledge flows and cultures to come together, and we are constantly seeking new connections to the professional field. NHL Stenden's ambitious approach results in knowledge that works!


Where will you be working?You will be working in the Centre of Expertise in Computer Vision and Data Science lab. Our lab has the broadest collection of industrial inspection cameras in the Netherlands, like UV, VIS, NIR, SWIR, LWIR, hyper-spectral, surround, 3D, high speed and LIDAR.. By joining the research group, you will be performing applied research on Computer Vision and Data Science methods and their applications. In doing so, you will use the latest computing facilities such as the Deep Frisian supercomputer.Within the research group professors (of applied sciences) collaborate with researchers, students and partner organisations to solve real-world image analysis problems. This results in optimal knowledge development and sharing within the group, while strengthening NHL Stenden’ s educational programmes and contributing to the growth of the region.More information on www.nhlcomputervision.nl

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Applicant profile:
  • A master’s degree in the field of Computer Vision or Data Science, preferably a PhD
  • Demonstrable work experience and a passion for Computer Vision, Data Science and Deep Learning< >nowledge and skills in the area of research methods < > teaching qualification or a willingness to attain it
  • The curiosity to keep learning
  • Independent, enthusiastic and resultdriven
  • Open way of communicating
  • Good writing and fluency in English


Who are we looking for?We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with knowledge and expertise in the field of Computer Vision & Data Science. An image data science professional who is able to design deep learning architectures for big image data analysis and implement these in a wide range of domains/sectors (enabling technology) and who also wants to teach students this field.ApplyAre you the enthusiastic and inspiring lecturing researcher we are looking for? Please send your CV and motivation letter via the application form. Stating vacancy number 2281 ATI.For further information you can contact Jaap van de Loosdrecht, Professor (of applied sciences) Computer Vision.Procedure:You have until September 1th 2019 to apply. The interviews will be held from week 36.


We offer:The salary is based on age and experience, to a maximum €5.564,23 (scale 10 to 12, Collective Labour Agreement for higher education) gross per month for a full-time position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. The contract will initially be for a period of 1  year.

Contact informatie

Questions?If you would like to find out more about this job, please do not hesitate to contact Jaap van de Loosdrecht, Professor Computer Vision, mail address j.van.de.loosdrecht@nhl.nl

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