Research position at the University of Granada (Spain): machine learning for forensic anthropology (University of Granada)

Sunday 4th April 2021

Closing Date: 30th, April 2021

We look for a highly motivated pre- or post-doctoral researcher to conduct cutting-edge research in machine learning for forensic anthropology. In particular, this 2-year research contract will be focused on forensic facial comparison, with possible extensions to biological profile estimation and forensic identification by means of comparative radiography or craniofacial superimposition. The work will be mainly focused on the design, analysis and implementation of machine learning, deep learning and computer vision algorithms in the forensic medicine domain, with special emphasis on the development and application of explainable AI techniques.

We will only consider excellent candidates having PhDs or MScs in computer science or a research field with an interdisciplinary background in some of the following areas: machine learning, deep learning, pattern recognition, computer vision, biomedical image analysis, computational intelligence/soft computing. They should have a proven record in research, innovative thinking, real-world problem solving and fast prototyping.

The selected candidate will work at the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (DECSAI) of the University of Granada (UGR), one of the top institutions in computer science and engineering (ranked 1st in Spain according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020).

Qualified applicants are requested to send their documents (motivation letter, résumé, and list of publications) as a PDF file (in English or Spanish) by e-mail to


Organization University of Granada
Location Granada, Spain
Title Research position at the University of Granada (Spain): machine learning for forensic anthropology
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