Research Engineer Position

Research Engineer Position

Research area or group: Learning and Machine Perception Group

The Learning and Machine Perception (LAMP) team at the Computer Vision Center conducts fundamental research and technology transfer in the field of machine learning for semantic understanding of visual data. The group has a special focus on lifelong learning systems that can learn from new data without forgetting previously acquired knowledge. This quality is relevant for the next generation of artificial intelligence systems.

The LAMP group seeks applications to fill a research engineer position to collaborate on a visual tracking project. **Note that this is a temporary collaboration. The candidate will work for the project until February 29, 2024**

Main responsibilities:

● Implementation and evaluation of visual tracking algorithms
● Writing of report on the results
● Optionally publish results in international venue


● The candidate must be doing a PhD on Computer Vision field currently
● The candidate should have prior experience with visual tracking
● The candidate should have excellent programming skills (experience with Python)
● 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
● We are seeking a PhD student in his/her last year


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

● Full-time contract (37.5h/week) temporary contract, a good environment, flexible working hours
● Duration: 3 months
● Salary in accordance with qualifications and experience of the candidate and to CVC's salary regulations
● Starting date: December 01, 2023

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: 27/11/2023

All applications must be sent through the online form and include a full CV and 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.