Computer Programmer to join the Innovation Unit

Computer Programmer to join the Innovation Unit

The Technological Innovation Unit seeks applications to fill a position for a Computer Programmer focused on Applied Computer Vision.

The main task of the department is to transfer the results of the research of the centre to companies, or to the community in general. Another important task of the unit is to carry out feasibility studies for companies in the field of Computer Vision. For this purpose, the unit has a laboratory to develop prototypes.

Main responsibilities:

● Transfer the results of CVC's research (scientific articles and code) into demo applications
● Build prototypes and/or practical solution to validate the feasibility of solutions based on Computer Vision
● Create software to acquire data for specific applications

Job knowledge, skills and experience:

Candidates must have knowledge and/or experience in:

● Programming skills in Python and relevant libraries (OpenCV, Tensorflow, Pytorch)
● Solid knowledge of standard neural networks (classification, object detection, semantic segmentation, instance segmentation)
● The candidate must be an effective communicator, multitask, and work well on collaborative and interdisciplinary designs
● Ability to think creatively, work independently and make decisions
● Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set deadlines and pressure

Highly valuable skills:

Candidates with the following knowledge and/or experience will be evaluated positively, but are not mandatory:

● Knowledge of building Mobile Phone Applications


The position will be located at Computer Vision Centre (Campus Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

● Part-time contract 25h / week, a good environment, flexible working hours
● Duration: 6 months
● Salary in accordance with qualifications and experience of the candidate and to CVCs salary regulations

The Computer Vision Center

The Computer Vision Center (CVC) is a non-profit research center established in 1995 by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Its mission is to carry out cutting-edge research that has the highest international impact in the field of computer vision. It also promotes the transference of knowledge to industry and society.

Computer vision is an exciting research area and an omnipresent technology, essentially empowering machines with the sense of vision. The CVC is a successful marriage between knowledge and innovation. In addition to our cutting-edge scientific achievements, we have established lasting ties with industrial partners and created several spin-off companies.

Deadline: 15/08/2023

Applications must include a full CV in English including contact details.

OTM-R principles for selection processes

The CVC is committed to Open Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment (OTM-R) for any potential candidate in all our processes. In 2015 we received the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) award. Through an extensive and continuous process, we improve the conditions and opportunities at CVC. With these actions, the CVC is committed to the principles of the European Charter for Researchers, as well as the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. For more information follow this link.

In reference to Article 121 (Personnel Regulations) of the Public Sector Procedures Law 40/2015, dated 1 October 2015, candidates from the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, as entities of the consortium, will have preference.

En referència a l’Artícle 121 de la Llei 40/2015, d'1 d'octubre, de Règim Jurídic del Sector Públic, de règim de personal, tindran preferència les candidatures provinents de l'administració de la Generalitat de Catalunya i de la UAB com a entitats consorciades.