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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD position in Biologically motivated object recognition, University of Groningen

http://www.rug.nl/informatica/onderzoek/programmas/hpci/index

PhD student position in Biologically motivated object recognition

Institute of Mathematics and Computing Science
University of Groningen

Topic of research

The objective of the project is to develop an object recognition
technique that is motivated by the function of the visual cortex.

Type and level of the position

This is a temporary research position at the level of a PhD student for
a period of maximum four years.
In this period the person appointed has to prepare and defend a PhD
thesis.
The position is embedded in the research group Intelligent Systems
http://www.rug.nl/informatica/onderzoek/programmas/hpci/index
Thesis director and supervisor will be professor N. Petkov.

Our requirements on your qualifications

You are a university graduate (at the level of diploma or master of
science level) in one of the following disciplines: computer science,
artificial intelligence, electrical engineering, biophysics, physics.
You have a demonstrated interest in the neuro sciences. You have
an excellent academic record (list of examination marks from your
university study) and belong to the top 10% of the graduates of your
year and preferrably have a graduation with a distinction such as cum
laude.
You are fluent in English language and able to write scientific
articles and reports (to be proven by your graduation thesis or another
comparable report or co-authorship of published scientific articles).

How to apply

Send your application letter, a CV, including your academic record, and
a description of your ideas for research in the specified area to
prof.dr. Nicolai Petkov (petkov at cs dot rug dot nl).

The position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.