Do you like advanced image processing? Are you keen on performing research and development, targeting light field technologies and algorithms, which will be used in the film and visual effects industry? Do you have a passion to create VR media experiences that are much more realistic than today? Then send us your application! The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is looking for
Researchers (f/m) for Light Field Image Processing

Your tasks will involve

  • Design and improvement of light field image processing algorithms
  • Development of prototype code in MATLAB and C++
  • Evaluation and test of algorithmic solutions

What we expect from you

  • Academic degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering qualifying for PhD study
  • Expertise in programming in MATLAB and C / C++ and optionally OpenCV
  • Knowledge in multi-camera image processing e.g. epipolar geometry, disparity estimation, multi-view stereo, 3D reconstruction, photogrammetry
  • Dedication for performing top-level research within an international network of researchers

What you can expect from us

  • Diverse and challenging research and development projects with a high practical relevance
  • An excellent working atmosphere within an international team of researchers
  • Initial skill adaptation training as well as a broad selection of continuing education
The salary is according to the Horizon 2020 specifications, the position is limited until September 2019, preferably you will start in November 2018.

At the time of recruitment, the candidate must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Germany for more than 12 months in the three years prior to the application. This is an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position in the framework of the project ETN-FPI ( (Horizon 2020 MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS,

Applicants shall, at the time of recruitment by the host organization, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree that would formally entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate.

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please submit it (in PDF format, including cover letter, CV and references) to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm,
via our career portal, quoting reference number IIS-2018-109.

Questions can be addressed to: Dr. Joachim Keinert,

Information about the Institute is available online at:

Job Reference: IIS-2018-109 Closing Date: