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Doctoral Student (Image Processing), 1-2 positions

The Department of Signal Processing (DSP) of TUT undertakes world-class research in signal and image processing with application in various fields of science and engineering.
Job description: Theoretical study, mathematical modeling and simulations; Experimental work with prototypes including design and implementation of lensless systems.

The duties of all doctoral students include teaching that amount to approximately 5% of their annual working hours, unless there are justified reasons to the contrary.
Requirements: The successful candidate must hold an applicable higher university degree and a research plan for the completion of a doctorate, that will be prepared according to TUT's instructions after the suitable candidate is found. The candidate must have demonstrated, during his or her studies towards the higher university degree or otherwise, the competence and motivation to pursue postgraduate studies and complete a doctoral degree. A certificate of proficiency in the English language for students whose first language is not Finnish or English will be required from the chosen candidate within four months after being appointed for the position.

A successful applicant should be highly motivated in research activities. Requirements for the mathematical background: linear algebra, optimization theory and algorithms, inverse problems, Fourier transforms. Programming skills: MATLAB, C++ (knowledge of CUDA and Python will be considered as a benefit).

Experience and knowledge in optics, in particular in coherent optics (wave field modeling, Fourier optics, interferometry, etc.) will be considered as a benefit
Salary: The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System. According to the criteria applied to teaching and research staff the position of a Doctoral Student is placed on the job demands levels 1-4. In addition, employees receive performance based salary. the initial salary is about 2300-2400 EUR.
Trial period: Trial period of four (4) months applies.
Other: The positions are for a fixed-term period of 3 years, but can be extended for 6-12 months depending on performance. Appointment is expected to commence on 15 January 2018 or as mutually agreed.

Details on Ph.D. study in TUT can be seen in http://www.tut.fi/en/admissions/doctoral-studies-phd/computing-and-electrical-engineering/index.htm.
For more information, please contact: For further information on the call, please, contact Prof. Karen Eguiazarian (Egiazarian), or Prof. Vladimir Katkovnik by emails karen.egiazarian (at) tut.fi, and vladimir.katkovnik(at)tut.fi
How to apply: Applications must be submitted by TUT online application form. Closing date for applications is 15.1.2018.

The applications should include the following documents in English:

- CV;
- Letter of motivation (max. one A4 page);
- Letter(s) of recommendation;
- Transcript of record (master's degree studies);
- English language certificate of proficiency (if applicable).
Additional information on attachments to applications.