2 Post Doc positions on Deep Learning for Computer Vision - IIT Genoa

Deadline: Feb. 7, 2023, 11 p.m.

Two Post Doc positions on Deep Learning for Computer Vision (2300000N)
Commitment & contract: minimum 24 months - temporary contract
Location: Italy, Genoa, Via Enrico Melen 83

At IIT we work enthusiastically to develop human-centered Science and
Technology to tackle some of the most pressing societal challenges of
our times and transfer these
technologies to the production system and society. Our Genoa
headquarters are strictly interconnected with the other 11 centers
around Italy and two outstations based
in the US. We promote excellence in basic and applied research such as
neuroscience and cognition, humanoid technologies and robotics,
nanotechnology, materials for a
truly multidisciplinary scientific experience.

You will be working in a multicultural and multi-disciplinary group,
where Computer Vision and Machine Learning experts, Engineers, and
Physicists collaborate to carry out common research.
The Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision (PAVIS) Research line is
coordinated by Alessio Del Bue leading a team of more than 25 people
working on advancing the state of the art in Computer Vision and
Machine Learning.
The research focuses on novel computational models related to Deep
Learning, Geometrical Computer Vision, Scene Understanding and
Augmented Reality with the aim of solving challenging problems of
relevant practical application.
The research will be carried out in the framework of two projects
funded  through the PNRR.

Within the team, your main responsibilities will be:
- Investigate new Deep Learning methods based on visual and multimodal
sensors data for long term tracking with special focus in assisting
people with physical or mental disabilities (assistive AI);
- Research deep learning based geometrical approaches for modelling
dynamic 3D scenes from ego-centric vision sensors and other sensor
modalities (e.g., wearable sensors, mobiles, robotic platforms etc);
- Supervise PhD students.

- A PhD in Computer Vision, Computer Science, Machine Learning, and
similar disciplines
- Documented experience on Deep Learning Strong programming ability
(Python preferred)
- Experience with Deep Learning tools such as Pytorch, Tensorflow etc...
- A relevant publication record Ability to work as part of a group
developing ideas and collaborating
- The ability to properly report, organize and publish research data
- Documented experience in coaching junior scientists
- Good command in spoken and written English

- Experience on either: a.Scene Understanding from images and other
sensor modalities, b. Image Tracking c.3D vision
- Good communication skills
- Strong problem-solving attitude
- High motivation to learn
- Spirit of innovation and creativity
- Good in time and priority management Ability to work in a dynamic
and international environment Ability to work both independently and
collaboratively in a highly interdisciplinary environment

- Competitive salary package for international standards
- Private health care coverage (depending on your role and contract)
- Wide range of staff discounts Candidates from abroad or Italian
citizens who permanently work abroad and meet specific requirements,
may be entitled to a deduction from taxable income of up to 90% from 6
to 13 years

- An equal, inclusive and multicultural environment ready to welcome
you with open arms. Discrimination is a big NO for us!
- We like contamination and encourage you to mingle and discover what
other people are up to in our labs!
- If paperwork is not your piece of cake, we got you! There’s a
specialized team working to help you with that, especially during your
- If you are a startupper or a business-minded person, you will find
some exceptionally gifted professionals ready to nurture and guide
your attitude and aspirations.
- If you want your work to have a real impact, in IIT you will find an
innovative and stimulating culture that drives our mission to
contribute to the improvement and well-being of society!
- We stick to our values! Integrity, courage, societal responsibility
and inclusivity are the values we believe in! They define us and our
actions in our everyday life.
- They guide us to accomplish IIT mission!
- If you feel this tickles your appetite for change, do not hesitate and apply!

- Application’s deadline: 07.02.2023
- Please submit your application using the online form

- Make sure to include a detailed CV, university transcripts, cover
letter (outlining motivation, experience and qualifications) and
contact details of 2 references.

The Selection processes will be managed in compliance with the
provisions established in Article 7 of the Funding Decree 1053 del
23.06.2022 We inform you that the
information you provide will be used solely for the purposes of
evaluating and selecting professional profiles in order to meet the
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