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Hosting Offer for MSCA-IF-2020 in Computer Graphics and Learning for Image Synthesis. (University of A Coruña - UDC, Spain)

Universidade da Coruña
02/07/2020

Hosting Information

Offer Deadline
EU Research Framework Programme
H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
Country
Spain
City
Lannion

Organisation/Institute

Organisation / Company
Foton
Department
Faculty of Computer Science & Centre for Information and Communications Technology Research
Is the Hosting related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Contact Information

Organisation / Company Type
Public Research Institution
Website
Postal Code
15071
Street
6 rue de Kérampont ENSSAT Lannion

Description

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<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify">Are you looking for real opportunities to <b>boost your professional career</b>, improve your <b>training</b> in highly-demanded areas of expertise while gaining more professional <b>independence</b>? Would you like to work on a <b>healthy and stimulating environment</b> in collaboration with worldwide researchers and widely known industrial partners? We are looking for <b>highly motivated postdoc candidates aiming to apply for MSCA Individual Fellows (IF)</b> with UDC (Spain) as your hosting institution.</p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify">We have multiple engaging projects you can choose from to apply the latest research advances in <b>computer graphics</b> and <b>deep learning</b> to problems ranging from <b>advanced rendering</b> using <b>ray-tracing</b>, optimization of <b>videogame technologies</b> in latest mobile hardware, <b>real-time denoising</b>, perceptually-motivated volume <b>compression</b>, photorealistic<b> image synthesis for computer vision and autonomous vehicles</b> or disrupting <b>neural</b> <b>image generation</b> methods leveraging on AI and neural networks. <b>We are always keen on discussing new and original research ideas.</b></p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify">If you have either strong computer science, engineering, or mathematical background and plenty of motivation to take upon this challenge, we would be very keen on knowing about you and cooperating to achieve for you one of the highly<b> </b>recognized<b> European Individual Fellowships</b> for research, the MSCA-IF.</p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify">The <i>Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships</i> are available for experienced researchers, of any nationality, who must have, at the date of the call’s deadline, <b>a doctoral degree or at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience</b>.</p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify"><b>Keywords: </b>Computer Graphics, Deep Learning, Ray-Tracing, Mobile Devices, Virtual Reality, Scientific Visualization, Synthetic Image Generation for AVs.</p>

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<p align="left" style="margin-bottom:8px; text-align:left"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">• Information Science and Engineering (ENG)</span></p>

<p align="left" style="margin-bottom:8px; text-align:left"><span lang="ES" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">• Mathematics (MAT)</span></p>

<p align="left" style="margin-bottom:8px; text-align:left"><span lang="ES" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">• Physics (PHY)</span></p>

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<li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span></b><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Brief description of the Centre / Research Group: </span></b></li>
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<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">The hosting institution will be the University of A Coruña (UDC) and the <a name="_Hlk41987189">Centre for Information and Communications Technology Research (CITIC). </a></span></p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">The University of A Coruña (UDC) is a young and vibrant Spanish Public University established in 1989 and located in the city of A Coruña, Galicia (Spain). Currently, UDC counts with more than sixteen thousand students distributed on two main campuses, A Coruña, and Ferrol.</span></p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify">The Centre for Information and Communications Technology Research (CITIC) is a research center that promotes the advancement and excellence in R&amp;D&amp;i in the use of ICTs. The CITIC is a meeting point between the University and companies that unites R&amp;D departments of companies in the ICT sector with researchers from the University.<span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"></span></p>

<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">The Principal Investigator (PI) at UDC would be <a href="http://www.j4lley.com&quot; style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">Jose A. Iglesias-Guitian</span></a><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">, who belongs to the CITIC areas of Artificial Intelligence and High-Performance Computing. He joined UDC through the InTalent UDC-Inditex and the “Ramón y Cajal” national research programs. The PI has worked at Disney Research, part of The Walt Disney Company (UK) where he obtained a Disney Inventor Award and 3 patents with Pixar/Disney. In his international career, he was awarded 3 Marie Curie fellowships with different modalities. He worked at the Computer Vision Center in Barcelona (CVC/UAB), Univ. of Zaragoza (Spain), and CRS4 (Italy). The PI usually collaborates through an international network of specialists with strong academic and industrial backgrounds, some of them who worked at well-known institutions like Adobe, Disney, EPFL, EA, Huawei, Intel, KAIST, NASA, Toyota Research Institute, Sony, Unity, Univ. of Zurich, etc.</span></span></p>

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<p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">If you want <b>to know more about Galicia</b>, the green and unique region of Spain where UDC is located, you can have a small taste of it watching this <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtUqecPNXgI&quot; style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">video</span></a><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif">.</span></span></p>

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<p><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">For the evaluation of candidates, please submit electronically to <span class="MsoHyperlink" style="color:blue">otri.cienciaexcelente@udc.es (and CC <a href="mailto:j.iglesias.guitian@udc.es&quot; style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">j.iglesias.guitian@udc.es</span></a><span class="MsoHyperlink" style="color:blue"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">)<span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">: before 1<sup>st</sup> July.</span></span></span></span></span></p>

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<li style="margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:Symbol"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">CV (max. 2 pages) describing your academic achievements and your research expertise, focusing on those aspects relevant in the context of this project.</span></span></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:Symbol"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Motivation Letter.</span></span></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:Symbol"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">To solve any doubts related to the research project, please feel free to directly contact<span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"> the PI at <a href="mailto:j.iglesias.guitian@udc.es&quot; style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">j.iglesias.guitian@udc.es</span></a><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">.</span></span></span></span></li>
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