Doctoral scholarship holder in optical 3D metrology, focusing on real-time deep learning-based techniques

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Department: Electromechanics Regime Full-time Let’s shape the future - University of Antwerp The University of Antwerp is a dynamic, forward-thinking, European university. We offer an innovative academic education to more than 20000 students, conduct pioneering scientific research and play an important service-providing role in society. We are one of the region’s largest, most international, and most innovative employers. With more than 6000 employees from 100 different countries, we are helping to build tomorrow’s world every day. Through top scientific research, we push back boundaries and set a course for the future that you can help shape. The research group InViLab of the Department of Electromechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Applied Engineering is looking for a full-time (100%) doctoral scholarship holder in optical 3D metrology, focusing on real-time deep learning-based techniques. Position You will work actively on the preparation and defense of a Ph.D. thesis in the field of optical 3D metrology. Making fast and accurate 3D measurements of surface shapes has important applications in the medical, industrial, and entertainment sectors. You will develop a new technique that uses neural networks to improve the precision, robustness, and speed of current profilometric techniques. This research contains both a theoretical component (optimizing neural networks) and an experimental component (building an optical measurement set-up, integrating neural networks,…). You will publish scientific articles related to the research project. You will carry out a limited number of teaching and research support tasks for the research group InViLab. Profile You hold a degree of Master of Industrial Sciences (industrial engineer), Master of Engineering (civil engineer), Master of Physics, Master of Computer Science or equivalent, or you obtain the degree at the latest at the time of appointment. You can demonstrate excellent study results. Your teaching competencies are in line with the University of Antwerp’s educational vision . Your research qualities are in line with the faculty and university research policies . You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity, and cooperation. What we offer We offer a doctoral scholarship for a period of 1 year. The scholarship is renewable after positive evaluation, with a 3 times 1-year term. The planned start date is September 1st 2023 or as soon as possible after that date. Your monthly scholarship amount is calculated according to the scholarship amounts for doctoral scholarship holders on the pay scales for Contract Research Staff (Dutch: Bijzonder Academisch Personeel, BAP). You will receive ecocheques and a bicycle allowance or a full reimbursement of public transport costs for commuting. You will do most of your work at the Campus Groenenborger in a dynamic and stimulating working environment. Find out more about working at the University of Antwerp here . Want to apply? You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform up to and including June 19th 2023 (by midnight Brussels time). Click on the ’Apply’ button, complete the online application form, and be sure to include the following attachments: a motivation letter, and your academic CV. The selection committee will review all of the applications as soon as possible after the application deadline. As soon as a decision has been made, we will inform you about the next steps in the selection procedure. If you have any questions about the online application form, please check the frequently asked questions or send an email to . If you have any questions about the job itself, please contact Sam Van der Jeught via . The University of Antwerp received the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award for its HR policy. We are a sustainable, family-friendly organisation which invests in its employees’ growth. We encourage diversity and attach great importance to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities, regardless of gender identity, disability, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or age. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and with diverse characteristics to apply.

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