The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Researcher (0.7 - 1.0 fte) in Video Processing for Human Behavior Analysis

This job offer has expired

    Maastricht University (UM)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    08/04/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Maastricht

The successful applicant will be working in the challenging and cutting-edge fields of human activity recognition, visual tracking and crowd behavior analysis in indoors and outdoors environments. The position is embedded in the Affective and Visual Computing group of DKE (https://project.dke.maastrichtuniversity.nl/RAI/). The position is to be filled as soon as possible, the position is offered for the duration of 2 years.

The researcher will assist in research and technology integration and will gain significant experience in multidisciplinary European research projects. To that aim, she/he will work with other UM researchers, as well as research and industrial partners across Europe towards the development of automated video analysis algorithms for tracking, activity recognition and interpretation of individuals and crowds.


We offer a 0.7 - 1.0 fte appointment as Researcher (Researcher 4) starting as soon as possible for a period of 2 years. Remuneration will be according to standard salary levels defined in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities in scale level 10 (€ 2.709 - € 4.274), depending on qualifications and experience, plus 8% holiday and 8.3% year-end allowance (calculated based on the annual salary). A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

The mentioned salaries are based on a 1,0 fte employment.

Selection process

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

You can send your application to this e-mail: RecruitmentFSE@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Additional comments

Applicants are asked to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. The deadline for submitting your application is April 7, 2019.

Inquiries concerning this position can be directed to: Alexia Briassouli: alexia.briassouli@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

  1. Excellent programming skills in Python, C/C++;

  2. Familiarity with OpenCV;

  3. Have (or should be close to completing) a Master’s degree in image/video processing, computer vision, artificial intelligence, machine learning, or a closely related field Exceptional candidates with a Bachelor’s degree might also be considered;

  4. Good/very good command of spoken and written English;

  5. High motivation, enthusiasm and ability to work in a team;

  6. Pre-knowledge and practical experience in software development and technical reporting;

  7. Good presentation, communication and organization skills.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Maastricht University (UM)
6211 LK
Minderbroedersberg 4

EURAXESS offer ID: 392544
Posting organisation offer ID: 53530


The responsibility for the jobs published on this website, including the job description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.


Please contact support@euraxess.org if you wish to download all jobs in XML.