PhD position Forensic Face Recognition
1. Automation of the current forensic morphological-anthropological practice.
2. Optimization of biometric face recognition for forensic applications.
3. Computation of likelihood ratios as quantitative evidential value from the above 2 systems.
Topics 1 and 2 will be addressed at the University of Twente. Topic 3 will be addressed at the University of Amsterdam.
The PhD student in Twente will do research on face recognition systems for the forensic domain. For this task, we are looking for a highly motivated researcher with an MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related topic, with adequate experimental and theoretical skills. You have knowledge of image processing, pattern recognition, and probability theory. Knowledge in more specific areas such as biometrics will be an advantage. Fluency in English is a requirement. An interview will be part of the selection procedure.
We offer a full-time PhD position in a dynamic and international environment. The duration of the contracts is four years. The gross salary will range from € 2.042,00 in the first year to € 2.612,00 per month in the fourth year. Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development. In addition, we offer a holiday allowance (amounts to 8%) and an end-of-year bonus (amount to 8.3%) and a number of additional benefits. The labour agreements are in accordance with the CAO-NU for Dutch universities.
In the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EWI) is the place where these three disciplines shape Information and Communication Technology at the University of Twente. ICT is more than communication. In almost every product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology are present, and ICT now contributes to all of societies' activities. It is no longer about gadgets that we do or do not want to use. The real integration of ICT is just beginning. What we need is more intelligence in our systems and improvement of their natural interaction with humans.
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