Research Fellow in Computer Vision and Machine Learning (Fixed Term) (INTERNAL ONLY) (COS486)

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We seek to employ a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher that will be working on an optical character recognition project. The project will give the opportunity to the post holder to engage with other partners within the University of Lincoln, including the School of Engineering and the National Centre for Food Manufacturing. You should hold a PhD or be near to completion, and should be able to demonstrate a good track record in at least one of the following research fields:

- Computer Vision

- Machine Learning

- Deep Learning

- Image Processing

The contract is fixed term for approximately 3 months.

Once in post, you will be working with Dr Xujiong Ye and Professor Stefanos Kollias on the aforementioned research topics. It is also expected to have a direct collaboration with other partners of the project. The successful candidate will be a member of the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln. We provide a highly-dynamic inter-disciplinary research environment with a broad range of collaboration opportunities. In this project, you will have access to various sources and knowledge within the University, as well as those provided by other partners of the project. 

The University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, ambitious institution and you will be working in the heart of a thriving, beautiful, safe and friendly city. The School provides a stimulating environment for academic research, and is located on the picturesque waterfront campus in the historic and vibrant city of Lincoln. The University has just announced a £130M investment programme, a significant part of which is being invested in new, purpose-built facilities for the School of Computer Science. Lincoln itself is a small but fast growing city in the east-midlands. It offers a fantastic life quality given by moderate living costs, a medieval city centre including a famous cathedral and a beautiful ancient canal system that is still in use by many house boats nowadays. 

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Professor Stefanos Kollias (Founding Professor of Machine Learning, (, or Dr Xujiong Ye (Reader in Computer Science, (

The post is being made available to internal candidates only in support of our commitment to developing staff by providing opportunities for internal movement and promotion. Therefore we actively encourage applications from all staff across the University with the relevant skills and experience. 

Closing Date: 19 Jan 2018
Category: Internal Only Vacancies

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