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[ICS-1018] Post-doctoral position in Computer Vision

Institute of Computer Science (ICS)
Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH)
Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Date of announcement : 25 November 2013

Position :Post-doctoral position in computer vision (code: ICS-1018)

Start date :Possibility for immediate starting

Duration :1 to 3 years, extendable

Salary :Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Application deadline :*** 20 January 2014 ***


The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH ( at Heraklion, Crete, Greece, has immediate openings for a full-time position at the post-doctoral level, to work in the area of computer vision and, in particular, in any of the following topics:

  • Markerless hand tracking
  • Hand posture/gesture recognition
  • Visual interpretation of object grasping and manipulation activities
  • Markerless human tracking, both in indoor and outdoor environments
  • Human posture and activity recognition

The positions will be supported by EU research projects and contracts with major industrial partners.

Applicants must have:

  • A Ph.D. in computer/robot vision, preferably in the topics listed above
  • Strong computing skills (including C/C++ and MATLAB)
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Willingness and ability for cooperative work in the context of a research team

Desired skills:

  • Parallel programming with emphasis on GPU-programming, CUDA, OpenCL
  • Experience with computer graphics techniques and physics-based modeling

Applicants must submit the following, mentioning code [ICS-1018] in their correspondence:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Short statement of research qualifications and interests
  • Contact details of at least three referees


For more information or to apply, please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Antonis Argyros
Institute of Computer Science, FORTH

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