Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Junior Research Fellow

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

₹31k (monthly)

Apr 30

Recruitment of Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering                

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow to work in a project titled “Developing Improved Algorithms for Intelligent Video Surveillance” sponsored by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India for three years. 

Objectives of the Project:

•      Developing automated end-to-end neural network models for accurate tracking of multiple persons in video frames in the presence of fixed or dynamic background, occlusion, and/or persons with similar appearances. 

•      Developing learning-based algorithms for real-time face and silhouette de-identification without losing information about the activities performed by each subject in a multi-person environment. 

•      Proposing efficient algorithms for detecting suspicious activities and behavioral anomalies in a crowd with less false alarm rate. 

•      Carrying our extensive evaluation, and comparative analysis with state-of-the-art techniques.

Details of the Position:

1.    Name of the Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

2.    Number of Positions: 01

3.    Last Date of Application: 30 days from the date of advertisement

4.    Tenure: Three years (initial appointment will be for one year, which may be extended based on performance) 5. Emoluments (p.m.): INR 31,000/-

6.    Qualifications: Either MTech in CSE/IT/ECE/Mathematical Sciences (or, in an allied discipline) with minimum 60%                   marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10 point scale) (preferable), or BTech in CSE/IT/ECE/Mathematical Sciences (or, in an allied discipline) with minimum 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10 point scale) along with GATE/NET in an allied Engineering discipline.

7.    Desirable Skillsets/Experiences

•    Experience of implementing Computer Vision and Machine Learning algorithms such as video object tracking, object segmentation, image segmentation, object tracking, multi-object tracking  

•    Knowledge of OpenCV, Deep Learning frameworks (preferable)

•    Good communication skills in English

•    The candidate should be well conversant with the available open-source development frameworks and should have the intent to carry out high quality research work and earn a Ph.D. degree out of this work

8.    Upper Age Limit: 28 years. Age relaxation applicable as per Government of India (GoI) norms

Application Procedure

Make a single PDF file (application form along with self-attested copies of all relevant qualification certificates, marksheets, experience certificates, age-proof, and other relevant documents in order), and email it to pratik.cse@iitbhu.ac.in with subject line Application for JRF-2021. There is no need to send hard copies of the documents separately. However, candidates need to show the original documents at the time of interview/joining for verification.

General Terms and Conditions: (i) The PI has the discretion to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit by qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. (ii) Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated through email to appear for the interview. (iii) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. (iv) The position is purely temporary and is coterminous with the project. (v) The selected candidate can be considered for Ph.D. program after fulfilling the required criteria of IIT-BHU. (iv) Please refer to the institute website: www.iitbhu.ac.in/positions_available for further details and updates, if any. 

Contact Details: 

Dr. Pratik Chattopadhyay (Assistant Professor)

Pattern Recognition Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi 221005, U.P., India. Email ID: pratik.cse@iitbhu.ac.in 

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