Doctoral scholarship holder, Hyperspectral Image Analysis

Dept. of Physics (Vision Lab)
Date posted: 
Wednesday, 20 July, 2022
Project title: 

Research group Vision lab of the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science is looking for a full-time (100%) doctoral scholarship holder in the field of Hyperspectral Image Analysis.



You will work actively on the preparation and defence of a PhD thesis in the field of Remote Sensing, and in particular the development of new analysis techniques for hyperspectral image data, with applications in remote sensing and close-range imaging.
You will publish scientific articles related to the research project.
You will carry out a limited number of teaching and research support tasks for Vision Lab.



You hold a Master degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Geosciences, or related study areas or you will have obtained it by the time you start work.
You can demonstrate excellent study results.
You are skilled in programming in Matlab, Pyton and/or C++ and preferably have experience with open source image processing and machine learning libraries.
You can speak and write fluently in English. The knowledge of Dutch is not necessary.
You want to work in a team of researchers.
Your teaching competences 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.

Our offer: 

We offer a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years. Following a positive evaluation, the scholarship can be renewed once for another two-year period.
The planned start date is between July and October 2022, 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, Internet-connectivity allowance and a bicycle allowance or a full reimbursement of public transport costs for commuting.
You will do most of your work at Campus Drie Eiken in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.

Starting date: 
to be discussed

You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform. 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. As soon as a decision has been made, we will inform you about the next steps in the selection procedure.
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