[Face-research-list] Call for R&D Assistant - (Automatic Expression Recognition Research) – VicarVision, Amsterdam, NL

Peter Lewinski peter.lewinski at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 18:29:50 BST 2013

 Dear Face-researchers,

[Sorry for cross-posting]
If you know any junior research who could be interested, please pass on
this job opening:


Research & Development Assistant
(Automatic Expression Recognition Research) – VicarVision, Amsterdam, NL

VicarVision (Amsterdam, Netherlands) is a private R&D company developing
state-of-the-art artificial intelligence solutions. VicarVision is the
developer of FaceReader® - world's first tool capable of automatically
analyzing facial expressions, providing users with an objective assessment
of a person’s emotion.

Job Description
You will aid a team of experienced software developers in the development
of the new FaceReader system. This includes tasks such as the collection
and annotation of training material (images and videos displaying various
emotions), experimenting with different training parameters to improve new
models for automatic emotion classification, and evaluating the performance
of such models using statistical tests.

Ideal candidate:

- Graduate (or Master-level student) in Social & Behavioral Sciences or
similar field
- Training in experimental psychology
- Skill in Facial Action Coding System (FACS) (or willingness to learn)
- Technical skills: databases, statistics, some programming
- Knowledge about facial expressions and emotion theories
- Willingness to meticulously perform annotation tasks
- Creativity in developing alternatives to tedious tasks, by tools or
- Good ability to work independently
- Excellent Dutch or English

We offer:
- R&D assistant position for 6 months with possibility of extension
- Fulltime or part-time employment possible (full-time salary ~ €2000 gross
per month)
- Training in use of advanced scientific software
- Work experience in the innovative field of computer vision

Relevant links:

Deadline: October 27, 2013.

The incoming applications will be assessed on continuous basis. An
interview using Skype is a possibility.

Starting date: November 1st , 2013

If you are interested, please send your CV and a cover letter to:
Tim den Uyl
Machine Vision Engineer
tim at vicarvision.nl

*University of Amsterdam *
Department of Communication Science

Peter Lewinski
*PhD Candidate* | *Marie Curie Research Fellow*

Kloveniersburgwal 48 | 1012CX Amsterdam | The Netherlands
T  +31 20 525 0000
www.uva.nl | www.ascor.uva.nl | www.concort-project.eu
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