Salary is based on the University of California Academic Salary Scales.
Position Duration: Two years with the possibility of renewal for up to four years, subject to satisfactory performance and available funding.
Internal Number: JPF01204
The Vision and Learning Lab at the University of California, Merced, has an immediate full-time postdoctoral scholar position open.
We work on various aspects of vision and learning, from low-level, to mid-level, to high-level vision. The postdoctoral scholar will work with Ming-Hsuan Yang and graduate students on topics related to image enhancement (e.g., super-resolution and image deblurring), multi-object tracking, object detection, reidentification, image synthesis, and other topics.
The postdoctoral scholar will participate in other aspects of research work including grant proposals, presentations at PI meetings and conferences.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)
PhD (or must be completed by December 2021) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics
Evidence of active engagement, personal role, and contribution to writing and publishing research papers in top conferences and journals.
Ability to demonstrate significant independence of focus and direction in research.
The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.