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The Systems Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Unit, Medical faculty is inviting applications for the following position commencing 01 May 2023
Reference number W2234, salary in accordance with the German TV-L salary scale1, pay grade: E13, employment:
100 % of standard working time.
We are looking for an image processing and computer vision researcher to join our team at the Systems Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Unit. You will be working in the interdisciplinary project VI-Screen in collaboration with researchers from TU-Berlin and the Saarland University Clinic, where you will help develop a new system for contactless screening of respiratory infections using a fully calibrated, multimodal camera system.
You will have the opportunity to work with a one-of-a-kind dataset consisting of RGB stereo, NIR and thermal videos, microphone recordings, as well as of laboratory diagnostic detection of the most common viruses and bacterial pathogens, information on the oral microbiome and general, clinical anamnesis. The diagnostic data from the lab and patient anamneses will be used as ground truth for the development and validation of computer vision algorithms. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of new methods and the potential for scientific publications. The ideal candidate will have experience in computer vision, and knowledge of machine learning and deep learning frameworks, as well as an interest in interdisciplinary research.
Job requirements and responsibilities:
Your academic qualifications:
The successful candidate will also be expected to:
What we can offer you:
We look forward to receiving your application. Please quote reference number W2234 when applying. Applications must be received by no later than 31 March 2023 and should be sent to the following address:
If you have any questions, please contact us for assistance. Your contact:
Herr Philipp Flotho
Systems Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
Tel.: +49 (0)681/ 5867 99079
Pay grade classification is based on the particular details of the position held and the extent to which the applicant meets the requirements of the pay grade within the TV-L salary scale. Part-time employment is generally possible.
If you have obtained a foreign university degree, a proof of the equivalence of this degree with a German degree by the Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen (ZAB) is needed before hiring. If necessary, please apply for this in time. You can find more information at https://www.kmk.org/zeugnisbewertung.
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