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AISB Convention 2016

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Connection Science

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Al-Rifaie on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

JOB: Oxford Brookes, Senior Research Fellow in Computer Vision and Machine Learning

OMG Senior Research Fellow in Computer Vision and Machine Learning
School of Technology
Starting salary: 35,663 - 38,969, depending on experience 
Working within the Department of Computing and Electronics, this post is
funded (initially for up to three years, but with the possibility of further
extension) partly by Oxford Brookes and partly by OMG, a group that includes
companies such as Vicon, 2d3 and Yotta ( The
position holds a very light teaching load for the first three years. The
successful candidate would be expected to produce world leading research,
supervise graduate students and apply for research funding, as well as to
work with and advise OMG on their algorithm development. 
You will be required to: 
 undertake independent research in computer vision 
 assist in technological development and transfer for product development
for OMG 
 produce high quality publications of RAE/REF returnable level quality 
 prepare research grant applications and identify sources of funding 
 undertake PhD and masters supervision, and teach on masters modules in
artificial intelligence and computer vision 
You should have: 
 a PhD, or equivalent research experience, in computer vision or machine
 a very strong background in computer vision/machine learning 
 research experience, demonstrated by publication 
Training in teaching methods is provided for those without relevant
Ref: 005/16573/AAP 
Closing date: 27 October 2008