With funds from the Peruvian National Council for Science and Technology –CONCYTEC, a recently awarded multi-disciplinary research project is offering a postdoctoral position in the field of iimage based, automatic pattern recognition and bioimaging. Our team consists of computing scientists and biomedical specialists with the aim of detecting pathologies and classifying biological species in automatically captured images.
We are seeking for a highly-motivated post-doctoral fellow in computer vision/biological image analysis to conduct research within our multidisciplinary research group.
We are partnered with internationally recognized research groups. The main tasks of the postdoctoral studies will be to develop innovative computer vision/image analysis algorithms and software for pattern segmentation and recognition in bioimages.
You must have a recently obtained PhD in Computer Science or related to pattern recognition / biological image analysis and a good publication record in internationally recognized scientific journals (minimun 4 peer reviewed publications). The successful candidate will have strong mathematical and software development skills, good verbal communication and technical writing skills, and the ability to work dealing with deadlines.
What do we offer:
The position is for one year with possibilities of extension for one more year. Our grant covers a monthly payment equivalent to 2000 USD, medical insurance and travel expenses (airlines tickets) from your current location to Lima-Peru.
We are a multidisciplinary team and you will collaborate with our partners from the industry, pattern recognition researchers and researchers from other disciplines (primarily medicine, botany and agriculture specialists).
Applications must include the following:
• Cover letter highlighting your suitability for this position
• Curriculum vitae
• Two letters of reference
Applications should be sent to Dr. César Beltrán Castañón (firstname.lastname@example.org). The position will be available until a successful candidate will be appointed. Please feel free to contact Dr. Cesar Beltran for more information about this position.
Cesar A. Beltrán Castañón, PhD.
Informatics Engineering Unit – Faculty of Science and Engineering
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel, Lima 32, Perú
Telephone (51-1) 626-2000 ext 4830