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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PostDoc (and PhD) Position in 2D&3D Image Recognition & Fusion, Australian National University

One Research Fellow Position Available at RSISE@ANU 
(and opportunity for PhD student scholarships)

We are seeking an outstanding PostDoc or Research Fellow with
excellent skills in (and outstanding PhD student with interest
in) the fields of

- 3D computer graphics,
- image recognition, processing, and fusion,
- machine learning,

Possible backgrounds are computer science, physics, mathematics,
engineering, or related. The initial appointment will be for 2
years. The project is in collaboration with a German company, so
travels to Europe will be possible. Some affinity to Europe and/or
knowledge of the German language would be a plus.

The new employee will interact with Dr. Marcus Hutter and other people
in the RSISE at the ANU.

Information for applicants:

Closing Dates for
- PostDocs / Research Fellows: 8 October 2007
- International PhD students: 31  August 2007
- Australian PhD students:    31 October 2007

Thanks for your interest

Marcus Hutter, Assoc. Prof.
RSISE, Room B259, Building 115
Australian National University
Corner of North and Daley Road
Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
Phone:   +61(0)2 612 51605
Fax:  +61(0)2 612 58651

The Australian National University (ANU) is located in the city of
Canberra, the Federal Capital of Australia. The ANU consistently
ranks top among all Universities in the southern hemisphere, third
in the Asia/Pacific region, and in the top 50 worldwide.