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PhD position in Biologically motivated object recognition, University of Groningen
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.