Job position at CVC
The Computer Vision Centre (CVC) offers ONE Pre-Doctoral Research Position (Ref: FPI53-CVC) funded by the CONSOLIDER-INGENIO 2010 programme: "Multimodal Interaction in Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision" (MIPRCV -

Fellowship profile: research fellowship for the development of a task in a Computer Vision scientific project. Researchers in training will be incorporated into an official PhD or Master Degree program to pursue a PhD.

Candidate’s requirements: university degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Mathematics or Physics and graduated with good marks in his/her studies. Selection will be done based on the candidate’s qualifications.

Structure: these fellowships are structured in two phases of two years each:

  1. During the first phase, the fellowship for researchers in training will cover the cost of the credits of the PhD program. At the end of this phase he/she must have obtained the research proficiency or, in the case of doing an official master, to begin the PhD thesis.

  2. During the second phase, an official working contract will be made, for a maximum period of 2 years, in which he/she will have to finish and defend the PhD thesis.

Fellowship duration: 12 months with possibilities of renewal.

Salary: 12 payments with a gross monthly salary of 986,51 euros, plus the Social Security quotation, in accordance with “Estatuto del Personal Investigador en Formación” (Researchers in training law), approved by the Royal Decree 63/2006, on January 27th, 2006.

In addition, fellowships include public fees to register in Official Postgraduate programs (PhD or official masters) and thesis tutoring. During the fellowship, in no case, if the number of credits is over 32 for a PhD program or 60 (annual credits) for an official master; will the costs of such surplus credits be covered. Neither will the cost of validated credits be assumed.

Beginning of the fellowship: September 1st, 2008.

Nature of the Fellowship: the grant and enjoyment of the fellowship does not establish any contractual or statutory relationship with the Computer Vision Center, nor does it imply any obligation of the Computer Vision Center to the subsequent incorporation of the said fellowship recipient to the Center’s staff.

The enjoyment of the fellowship under this call is incompatible with any other fellowships or grants financed with public or private funds from the Spanish government or the European Community, or with the earning of other salaries which imply a contractual or statutory bind of the said fellowship recipient to another company.

It could be authorized salary payments coming from educational tasks (courses, conferences or speeches) or research tasks (books, papers), directly associated to the research, provided that they have a sporadic and not regular nature. The said payments cannot exceed the 30% of the total fellowship annual amount. The authorization is given by the Director of the CVC.

Application: candidates should contact Dr. Felipe Lumbreras, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , tel. (+34) 93 581 18 28, fax. (+34) 93 581 16 70 or by post before March 7th, 2008 to:


FPI53-CVC Fellowship

Centre de Visió per Computador 

Campus UAB, Edifici O 

08193 Bellaterra – Barcelona 



Send your curriculum vitae, including the following data:

  • Name, surname and Identity Card Number or Passport Number.

  • Address and telephone number.

  • Copy of the University Degree and Certificate of marks during studies.

  • Other merits duly documented related to the requirements of the call.

Evaluation criteria: the Committee will take into consideration:

  • Academic record.

  • Knowledge on the required fields of the call.

  • Other merits certified with documents.

Evaluation of applications: the fellowship resolution will be done on MAY 14th, 2008.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 30 October 2008 )