Postdoctoral researcher Multimedia Analytics

University of Amsterdam
September 22 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Intelligent Sensory Information Systems group, part of the Informatics Institute (IvI), is looking for a postdoctoral researcher Multimedia Analytics.

The research in Multimedia Analytics is focused on the integration of Multimedia Analysis in particular visual data in combination with text, Multimedia Mining, Information Visualization, and Multimedia Interaction into a coherent framework which yields more than its constituent components. We strive for automation that matches human visual cognition, interaction surpassing man and machine intelligence and visualization blending it all in interfaces giving instant insight.

The role of the postdoctoral researcher is to:

  • contribute to the overall goal of multimedia analytics given above, of particular interest is the development of methods which combine our state-of-the-art multimedia analysis tools with intelligent interactive interfaces;

  • publish in top journals and conferences;

  • contribute to already running multimedia analytics projects in the area of law enforcement, art, travel, and/or city analytics;

  • write one or more project proposals for national/international funding in the field of multimedia analytics;

  • contribute to teaching and guiding bachelor and master students.

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess