08/03/2018

Scientific researcher/Post-doc Computer Vision in horticulture (36 hours)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Wageningen University & Research
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/03/2018 22:00 - UTC
  • LOCATION
    Netherlands › Wageningen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    36.0

  • Executes projects in the field of advanced automated horticultural production systems with a focus on computer vision applications.
  • Develops new image analysis and control software for the detection of diseases and pests in the green environment, develops quality detection systems for fresh products and crops, might also contribute to the development of (harvesting) robotics systems.
  • Is responsible for the development of the control of mechatronic components via digital and analogue interfaces within complex mechatronic systems in the green environment.
  • Is project employee in complex projects together with various academic and industrial partners.
  • Conducts applied scientific research within the projects.
  • Communicates relevant research results to practice and science.

Benefits

We offer a temporary employment contract with an average working week of 36 hours, salary a maximum of € 4847, - gross per month for a full working week (scale 11) and depending on education and experience. The duration of the employment contract is initially for the period of one year with possibilities for extension. In addition to a market-based salary, we offer you good study and leave arrangements and a pension plan with the ABP Pension Fund.

Selection process

For more information about this position, please contact dr. Silke Hemming, team leader research team Greenhouse Technology, tel. 0317-486921.
Information about employment can be obtained from Marike Westra, HRM department, tel. 0317-480324.

You can apply online via www.wur.eu/career until March 31, 2018.

Additional comments

For more information about this position, please contact dr. Silke Hemming, team leader research team Greenhouse Technology, tel. 0317-486921.
Information about employment can be obtained from Marike Westra, HRM department, tel. 0317-480324.

You can apply online via www.wur.eu/career until March 31, 2018.

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious researcher computer vision, with:

  • Background in computer vision, study of natural or biomedical science, holds a PhD.
  • Knowledge of various image analysis techniques, data analysis methods, classification and statistics.
  • Knowledge of lighting, optics and camera systems (2D, 3D) including calibration and control.
  • Proven experience with the structured development of complex software, programming in C ++ and C #.
  • Experience with Halcon and / or LabView and / or Matlab is an advantage.
  • Experience with multi / hyperspectral cameras and analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience with image processing in the green environment and the willingness to learn the challenges of horticulture.
  • Excellent knowledge of English language.
  • Driving License B.
  • Experience with project-based work.
  • Is an enthusiastic independent researcher with good communication skills and team spirit.
  • Is customer- and quality-oriented and stress tolerant.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Wageningen University & Research
Netherlands
Wageningen
6708 PB
Droevendaalsesteeg

EURAXESS offer ID: 286487
Posting organisation offer ID: 45992