Jobs/ Post-Doctoral Researcher(s) in Computer Vision and Image Processing

Sigmedia Group, School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Trinity College Dublin
ADAPT Centre, Centre for Digital Content Technology

The ADAPT Centre, the centre for digital content technology, is seeking to appoint one or more Postdoctoral Research Fellows to conduct research in the areas of computer vision and video processing. There are positions available in two projects. The first one is on video enhancement (video denoising and super resolution) and the second one on video manipulation for seamless removal and insertion of objects in scenes.

About ADAPT Centre

We live in a world of global digital connectivity where individuals, communities and businesses are communicating globally at incredible speed, in enormous volumes, across the world’s languagesand over an ever-increasing range of devices. ADAPT’s visionis to leverage this torrent of digital content to enable unprecedented levels of global engagement among people, companies and communities. This is achieved through a unique collaboration between world-class research groups in multilingual natural language processing (NLP), multimedia content analysis and transformation, personalisation and multimodal interaction. Within ADAPT and its affiliated group of international and commercialisation projects, these posts will deliver the advances in linked data and semantic technologies that are key to efficiently manage the content, language and knowledge assets that underpin intelligent global customer engagement. Sigmedia The Sigmedia Group is based in the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin. The research group has a world-class reputation in digital signal processing for media applications. Major areas of expertise include human speech communication, image and video processing, post-production and restoration in digital cinema. Please visit for more information.

Standard duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to his/her Principal Investigator the Researcher will:

  • Conduct a specified programme of research under the supervisionand direction of the Principal Investigator (PI).
  • Support the PI and research group inthe design, development and implementation of the research programme.
  • Conducting research in the area of video enhancement (video denoising and super resolution) or video manipulation for seamless removal and insertion of objects in scenes.
  • Substantially contribute to the identification of external funding sources and assist in the writing of grant proposals.
  • Mentor, assist and supervise postgraduate research students as required.
  • Assist the PI inthe management/co-ordination of key aspects of the research programme (e.g. financial management, reporting, equipment management, etc.).
  • Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research in which he/she is engaged to the wider research community with the support and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.
  • Engage in appropriate training and development opportunities as required by the Principal Investigator, the School or Research Centre, or the University.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders including academic and industry partners/collaborators as appropriate.
  • Carry out administrative work associated with the programme as necessary.
  • Participate in ADAPT Centre activities, such as industry showcases and annual reviews.
  • Report on progress at meetings and in writing to ADAPT Centre Management.
  • Produce top-quality journal and conference publications, in collaboration with the Principal Investigator (PI).


The candidates must have a PhD (essential) and a research record in computer vision, with publications in the main conferences/journals (CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, PAMI, IJCV, ICIP, TIP, etc) (essential) and proficient programming skills in C/C++ (essential). Reporting to a Principal Investigator, the successful candidate will work within a large group of Postdoctoral Researchers, PhD students and Software Developers, within the Sigmedia Group of Trinity College Dublin and within the wider ADAPT research community.

Knowledge & Experience 


  • A strong record of international peer-reviewed publication and presentation in top-tier conferences (CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, PAMI, IJCV, ICIP, TIP, etc)
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++
  • Participation in writing of grant applications
  • Mentoring of research students
  • Excellent written and oral proficiency in English
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Desire to learn about new products, technologies and keep abreast of new products and technical and research developments 

Desirable (i.e. the following would be advantageous): 

  • Experience of high-performance computing facilities
  • Exposure to commercialisation of research

More information can be found here.