About the SnT
SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.
We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.
We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!
We offer two attractive PhD candidate positions in close cooperation with our industrial partner Artec3D. Artec3D is a global leader in handheld and portable 3D scanners and has been at the forefront of developing innovative 3D technology since 2007 ().
The successful candidates will join the Computer Vision, Imaging and machine Intelligence (CVI²) research group () headed by Prof.
Djamila Aouada to pursue a PhD in the field of 3D Computer Vision. They will carry out research in predefined topics contributing to SnT and Artec3D R&D activities.
The CVI² research group is very active in 3D Computer Vision research community, by conducting high-impact research and organising relevant workshops and challenges such as SHARP2020 in conjunction with ECCV2020 () and SHARP2021 in conjunction with CVPR2021 ().
These positions will require conducting full scale research, starting from reviewing state-of-art methods through real-time implementation, and experimental validation.
The position holders will be required to perform the following tasks :
Carrying out research in a predefined topic and producing results.
Disseminating results through scientific publications and / or patents
Providing support in setting-up and running experiments
Proposing and implementing real-time solutions
Participating in proposal writing
Participating in organizing relevant workshops and demonstrations
A master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field
Strong background in image / signal processing and in particular 3D computer vision
Strong programming skills in Python / C / C++
Familiarity with machine learning and deep learning concepts
Experience with at least one of the following deep learning frameworks : TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, etc.
Experience with relevant libraries for 3D mesh and point cloud analysis
Strong background in Applied Mathematics
A particular interest for 3D CAD modelling
Commitment, team working and a critical mind
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
A stimulating learning environment. Here post-docs and professors outnumber PhD students. That translates into access and close collaborations with some of the brightest ICT researchers, giving you solid guidance
Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners
Multiple funding sources for your ideas . The University supports researchers to acquire funding from national, European and private sources
Competitive salary package . The University offers a 12 month-salary package, over six weeks of paid time off, health insurance and subsidised living and eating
Be part of a multicultural family . At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more
But wait, there’s more!
Complete picture of the perks we offer
Discover our Partnership Programme
Download the brochure : Why choose SnT for your PhD?
Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.
Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Location : Kirchberg
Job Reference : UOL03834
Applications should be submitted online and include :
A full Curriculum Vitae
List of three referees, including details (name, email address, etc.)
Publication list, if any
Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken
Research statement and topics of particular interest to the candidate (300 words)
Preferably, a Github / Gitlab webpage listing completed projects in Computer Vision
All qualified individuals are encouraged