Back to search results
Header Image

4 PhD Positions in Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Universitat Bern

Positions: We have openings for 4 PhD positions in the areas of machine learning and computer vision. Each position covers one of these topics: Self-Supervised Learning, Disentangling Factors of Variations, Unsupervised Learning, and Learning Interactions. Research objectives include the development and analysis of generative models for images and videos, and the development of novel machine learning methods. Research will be performed in the Computer Vision Group at the University of Bern. All 4 positions are available from July 2020 and will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated candidate, who is eager to get involved in cutting edge, creative research. You hold a Master of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering, with a solid background in machine learning and computer vision. You have excellent skills in applied mathematics, in probability theory, and a programming language (e.g., Python, C/C++). You have a solid background in Deep Learning and you are already a proficient programmer in one of the main Deep Learning libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, Caffe). We expect fluent communication skills in English.

What we offer: You will be part of a team of academic researchers working on state of the art technologies for machine learning and computer vision. You will have the chance to contribute to and participate in the international research community. We are located in Bern in the core of Switzerland, one of the cities with the highest quality of life worldwide. You will receive a very competitive salary (a base salary of 55,000 CHF per year + a teaching assistance salary) and be given financial support to attend training courses and international conferences.

Application and further information: Applications must be submitted to Prof Paolo Favaro, through the submission website link

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Bern - Switzerland
Funding for: EU Students, International Students, Self-funded Students, UK Students
Funding amount: CHF55,000
£42,559 converted salary* per year + a teaching assistance salary + financial support to attend training courses and international conferences.
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 5th December 2019
Closes: 4th February 2020
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Show all PhDs for Universitat Bern …
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):


* Salary has been converted at the prevailing rate on the date placed
PhD tools

Browser Upgrade Recommended has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge