PhD Position in Photogrammetry and Computer Vision

Publiée le 30/06/2024

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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University's faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its "international outlook," #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

The Department of Engineering (DoE) is a multidisciplinary department within the Faculty of Sciences, Technology, and Medicine. The Department of Engineering covers a wide range of engineering fields, including civil, electrical, mechanical engineering, and geodesy and geospatial engineering. Its primary objective is to develop technological solutions and promote sustainable and economical resource utilization. The Department aims to provide the necessary expertise to meet the technological demands of Luxembourg and the Greater Region's industrial and public sectors.

Overall, the DoE is committed to advancing engineering knowledge and promoting the application of technology in a manner that aligns with sustainability, resource efficiency, and the needs of industrial and public actors in the region.

The University of Luxembourg (Uni.lu) is seeking to hire a Doctoral candidate (PhD student) within the Department of Engineering of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Felicia Norma Rebecca Teferle in the team Geodesy and Geospatial Engineering with specialization in Photogrammetry and Computer Vision.

Your Role...

The successful candidate will join a strong and motivated research team to pursue the PhD degree in Engineering Sciences in the field of Geodesy and Geospatial Engineering and work on the topics:

  • Establishment of a VR/AR training tool for emergency response teams and the public in case of flooding
  • Collaboration with international scientists and emergency response teams in a EU-funded project
  • Carrying out research in the predefined areas
  • Participating in research proposal drafting and project deliverables
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications, conference presentations, workshops and outreach activities
  • Assisting in organization of relevant workshops and demos
  • Participate in the research, education, and training activities: Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs

For more information and details about proposed research topics, please contact Professor Rebecca Teferle ().

What we expect from you…

Qualification: The candidate must possess a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Geospatial Engineering, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Geospatial Informatics or equivalent. Applicants with a computer science background will also be considered.

Experience: The ideal candidate should have knowledge and motivation in a number of the following topics:

  • Photogrammetry and computer vision methods, their applications and limitations
  • Processing and analyses of geospatial data (imagery, video and point clouds)
  • VR/AR kits, related sensors and technologies, as well as their integration
  • Versatile in using both commercial and scientific related software and tools
  • Reality capture using scanning and imaging, mapping
  • 3D engines for generating virtual experiences/visualizations
  • Coding in one or more languages, e.g. C/C++, Fortran, Java, Python, R
  • Skills to create charts, diagrams and graphics
  • Oral and written competences in English are mandatory; good competences in French or German are required, Luxembourgish is a plus
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 30 June 2024. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

General information:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month (extendable up to 48 months if required)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference: UOL06493

The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 40952 (full time)

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