Ph.D. Position in Child Pornography Fight, working in an FP7 European project

Ph.D. Position in Child Pornography Fight, working in an FP7 European project
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The Signal Processing in Communications Group (GPSC), affiliated with the Department of
Signal Theory and Communications at University of Vigo, Spain, invites applications for a Ph.D.
position in the field of Multimedia Forensics applied to Child Pornography Fight. The selected
candidate will join GPSC to investigate and develop novel image tools for fighting against child pornography.
The GPSC is a worldwide reference group in the fields of Multimedia Security and Signal
Processing in Communications, with more than 100 journal and 200 conference papers, several
awarded PhD Theses, some team members serving as Associate Editors of various IEEE
Transactions, over 9 Million Euros raised in funded research, 10 European and American
patents, several companies spun-off, and two research centers established.
This PhD position is oriented to working in the European Project NIFTy (Novel Image/photo
Forensic Tools for fighting against child pornography):
Partners: UVigo-GPSC, Newcastle University, Bristol University, North East Fraud Forum.
Subject: Multimedia Forensics.
Characteristics: the hired researcher will collaborate with other worldwide reference groups.
High expectations of publishing the achieved results in international conferences and journals.

Desirable background
• Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
• Image processing and statistics.
• Good verbal and written skills in English are required
• Communication, computing and interpersonal skills are important
• Capacity to work both independently and within a team

Contract conditions
Successful applicants will be offered a 1,350 € monthly gross salary, as well as health benefits.
Immediate start.

Interested candidates may apply to jobs-gpsc en Applications should include
electronic copies of the following:
• A detailed Curriculum Vitae (please include your e-mail address and a recent picture)
• A cover letter addressing the specified job qualifications.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Contact: Grupo de Procesado de Señal en Comunicaciones
Departamento de Teoría de la Señal y Comunicaciones
EET. University of Vigo
36310 Vigo. Spain
e-mail: jobs-gpsc en (reference NIFTy)


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