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Post-Doc on biometric projects - Dutch police (project-position)Posted by: University of Twente
Posted date: 2017-Sep-14
The research group on Services, Cybersecurity and Safety (SCS, scs.ewi.utwente.nl/) performs research among others on biometrics and forensic biometrics.
The AFIS Benchmark 2018 is a request of the Dutch National Police, as part of their tender procedure for the selection a new Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), as this infrastructure has to be renewed in 2018. The aim is to characterize and compare commercial-of-the-shelf AFIS SDKs of the technology providers who will decide to participate to this tender as contenders. In addition, methods will be developed to improve the integrity of the Dutch police fingerprint database. This 12 month project is ambitious and the challenges and requirements are numerous:
We are looking for a highly motivated and independent researcher who preferably holds a PhD degree in biometrics, computer science, signal and image processing, computational statistics or related field, ideally with a post-doc experience. (S)he should have knowledge and experience with the design and development of biometric benchmark experiments, preferably applied to the field of forensic science. The candidate is expected to:
Only online applications are considered, applications by email will not be accepted. More information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Didier Meuwly (scs.ewi.utwente.nl/staff/MeuwlyD/, email: d.meuwlyutwente.nl), phone +31622469024. You are invited to send your application together with contact details of at least 1 referee, curriculum vitae, including the list of courses you have followed (with grades), before September 30th, 2017.
Conditions of employment
Your main responsibility will be to carry out this project.
An interesting temporary research position in a dynamic and international environment. The successful candidate will be provided with excellent opportunities for gaining experience and for extending his/her knowledge. You will be appointed for a period of 12 months. Depending on relevant background and experience, the monthly salary on a full time basis starts at € 3.111 gross per month.
Additionally, the University of Twente provides a holiday allowance (amounts to 8%), an end-of-year bonus (amounts to 8.3%) and a number of additional benefits.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.
The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) comprises three disciplines that shape Information and Communication Technology. ICT is more than communication. In almost every product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology and ICT now contributes to all of societies' activities. The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. The research which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes MESA+, CTIT and MIRA.