(Senior) Researcher (m/f/d) in Computer Vision/Machine Learning for automated waste sorting and recycling

 In two upcoming research projects in the area of automated recycling we will developing algorithms for vision-based waste classification.

Your tasks

  • Responsibility for technical and scientific project development.
  • Pushing the state-of-the-art in vision-based machine learning research, authoring of peer-reviewed publications.
  • Involvement in project management and communication with project partners.

Your qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science (Master/PhD)
  • Strong foundation in several of the following areas:
    • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
    • 3D Computer Vision
  • Good programming skills in
    • Python
    • C++
    • Experience with Deep Learning frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch)
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

Your benefits

  • Excellent working conditions with interesting research topics in an interdisciplinary team at an internationally renowned research institute
  • Possibility to complete a PhD or teach as a PostDoc at the TU Kaiserslautern

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) has operated as a non-profit, Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) since 1988. DFKI combines scientific excellence and commercially-oriented value creation with social awareness and is recognized as a major “Center of Excellence” by the international scientific community. In the field of artificial intelligence, DFKI has focused on the goal of human-centric AI for more than 30 years. Research is committed to essential, future-oriented areas of application and socially relevant topics.

DFKI encourages applications from people with disability; DFKI intends to increase the proportion of female employees in the field of science and encourages women to apply for this position.

Apply here.