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PHD ON DEEP LEARNING IN LIFELONG LEARNING AND GENERATIVE MODELS IN BARCELONA

ORGANISATION AND LOCATION: Computer Vision Center Barcelona, Spain
WEBSITE: http://www.cvc.uab.es/lamp/

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:
We are seeking a PhD to join the Learning and Machine Perception (LAMP) team in beautiful Barcelona. The position is for 4 years. The position will remain open until a good candidate is found. LAMP is in the Computer Vision Center at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and performs research on active learning, continual learning, few-shot learning, generative models, encoder-decoder networks, self-supervised learning, etc. The position is on an industrially sponsored project with 2 postdocs and four PhD students. The subjects include lifelong learning (continual learning), generative models, network compression, multi-model data representation learning.

PROJECT SUPERVISOR & HOSTING GROUP
Joost van de Weijer will be the supervisor. He is the leader of the Learning and Machine Perception (LAMP) team at the CVC. 

CANDIDATE ’S PROFILE
The candidate should hold a Masters degree or equivalent. The applicants are expected to be fluent in both oral and written communication in English. They should work well in a team while demonstrating initiative and independence. 

FUNDING CONDITIONS
Living allowance of 15-20k€/year (gross salary).

CONTACT AND CONTACT EMAIL:
Interested applicants should email their CV (preferably with contact information of 2 references)  and transcript of university course grades to Dr. Joost van de Weijer (joost@cvc.uab.es). Also for any other inquiries please contact Joost van de Weijer. 

THE COMPUTER VISION CENTER
The selected candidate will work in the Computer Vision Centre (CVC), Barcelona, a research institute comprising more than 100 researchers and support staff, dedicated to computer vision research and knowledge transfer.  With a strong international projection and links to the industry, the Computer Vision Centre offers an exciting environment for scientific career development. The Computer Vision Centre has a plan for expansion of its permanent research staff base, and has received the “HR Excellence in Research” award as a provider and supporter of a stimulating and favorable working environment.

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