Job Opportunities

[ICS-1019] Software Engineer 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: Software engineer position in computer vision (code: ICS-1019)

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 opening for a full-time software engineer position, to work in the context of its computer vision related activities. The position will be supported by EU research projects and contracts with major industrial partners.

Applicants must have:

  • A B.Sc. in computer science or related fields


  • Documented experience in the development of large software projects, with preference in those related to any of the following fields: computer vision, robotics, computer graphics, HCI, HRI 


  • Strong computing skills
    • Fluency in C++, familiarity with Standard Template Library (STL) and boost libraries
  • Willingness and ability for cooperative work in the context of a research team

Desired skills:

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in computer vision, computer graphics or related fields
  • Experience on parallel programming with emphasis on GPU-programming, CUDA, familiarity with the thrust library
  • Experience with any of the following: OpenCV, OpenCL, Python
  • Experience with inter-process communication

Applicants must submit the following, mentioning code [ICS-1019] in their correspondence:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Short statement of qualifications and interests
  • Minimum one and maximum three recommendation letters


For more information or to apply, please contact:

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

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