Computer Vision Research Assistant

Job Description


  •     assisting in conducting research activities related to computer vision, including literature reviews, data collection, experimentation, and analysis

  •     assisting in the development and implementation of computer vision algorithms, including image processing, object detection, recognition, segmentation, and tracking

  •     preparing and annotating datasets for training and evaluation purposes, ensuring data quality and relevance to research objectives

  •     contributing to the solution in a form of software tools and frameworks for computer vision research, using programming languages such as Python or C/C++

  •     assisting in the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, as directed.



Qualifications

N/a



Skills

  • Some prior experience and strong interest in the subject of Computer Vision

  • Understanding of deep learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow Keras, PyTorch) and some proficiency in training convolutional neural networks (CNNs) for computer vision tasks.

  • Familiarity in training deep learning models using preprocessed and augmented datasets, monitoring model performance and convergence during training.

  • Practical knowledge in utilizing programming languages relevant to machine learning, deep learning and computer vision (Python 3.4 and above is an absolute must).

  • Experience working with video / image data, including data preprocessing, annotation and analysis using popular libraries (e.g. OpenCV)

  • Knowledge of common evaluation metrics for assessing model performance in computer vision tasks, such as accuracy, precision, recall, and F1 score.

  • Knowledge in web frameworks written in Python (e.g. Flask) is desirable but not essential

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“Beyond 1932” is an ERC/UKRI research project based at King’s Music Department under the lead of Professor Martin Stokes which explores the sonic legacy of the 1932 Arab Music Congress. The Beyond 1932 team is looking for a student with website design experience (specifically Wordpress experience) to help design and create a dynamic, interactive website for the project. The job will involve initial meeting(s) with the team to discuss our requirements; creating the Wordpress website and populating it with content we provide; progress meetings with the team to discuss changes; creating subsequent draft(s) of the website.



We anticipate the job will be approximately 15-30 hours in total, and will need to be completed in June 2024.



Payment is £18.07 per hour and timesheets will be submitted via King’s Talent Bank. Registration to King’s Talent bank is necessary to apply for this role.



Please note this job is only open to current KCL students and KCL alumni (not external candidates). 



If you are interested in applying, please email Sophie Frankford at sophie.frankford@kcl.ac.uk with a paragraph outlining your experience and motivation to get involved, and a link to any examples of your previous website design work. The deadline for applications is 5pm, 25th May 2024.



 



 



Qualifications

N/A



Skills

Essential criteria




  • Experience with Wordpress website design

  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate clearly



 



Desirable criteria




  • Arabic language proficiency 

  • An interest in music of the Middle East and North Africa 

Description:



This is a position intended for a current KCL student in computer science, informatics or applied statistics or similar subject areas. 



The purpose of the role is to contribute to writing a computing application written in Python that is currently under development.  The computer application will provide a graphical interface for applying topic modelling and searching for key terms in student dissertation projects.  The end goal is to develop a tool that can provide insights into the content of dissertation projects that students are completing on different degree programmes within the faculty. 



This job will involve attending the KCL Denmark Hill campus in-person two days a week initially - there may be some flexibility to work remotely as the project progresses.  This is a discrete project with an assigned maximum number of hours available in the budget (a total of 98 hours).  There can be some flexibility in when/how these hours are worked. However, hours worked cannot exceed 20 hours in any one week.  It is envisaged that the candidate will work two to three days per week on the project for around 7 weeks.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Manager, Dr Samuel Evans.



The job application process will involve a short interview.



Key responsibilities:




  • To work under the direction of the project manager (Dr Samuel Evans) to generate a working computer application coded in the Python programming language.

  • To contribute to project planning and delivery.

  • To manage administrative duties related to the project.

  • To liaise with project collaborators.



Qualifications

  • Studying for a BSc or MSc in computer science, informatics, applied statistics or a related area.



Skills

The skills and experience required are as follows.



 



ESSENTIAL:




  • Excellent computing skills in Python.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently when required.

  • Good time management and prioritisation skills.



DESIRED:




  • Experience/knowledge of applying topic modelling and natural language processing techniques to text data. 

  • Experience of using the Tkinter Python library.

  • Experience in compiling Python software for cross-platform applications.

  • Experience in using Github.

I want support with developing a protortype for an app that can help record people entering and leaving a room. This will be used using the developed app which will be connected to an NFC tag to record who has entered a lab space, similar to the solution provided here



- Develop the app



- Connect it to an NFC tag



- Develop reporting mechnism



Qualifications

A qualification or reelvant expecrience in IT, primarily app devleopment



Skills

- App development, primrily trhough MS Power apps



- System development nderstanding



- Experience using Microsoft 365 suite



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