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Postdoctoral research positions in artificial intelligence, Durban (South Africa)

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research positions in the UKZN/CSIR Meraka Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) within the School of Computer Science, University of KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa. The successful applicants will be expected to engage in full-time postdoctoral research under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of CAIR. The positions are for a duration of one year and are renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory performance.

The following two positions will be jointly funded and jointly supervised in collaboration with the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh (UED). Postdoctoral researchers will be primarily based at CAIR in Durban or Pretoria and will undertake short research placements to UED. The research areas are: 1) Behavior representation and detection in video surveillance systems under the supervision of Dr. Deshen Moodley (UKZN) and Prof. Bob Fisher (UED), and 2) Knowledge Representation and Reasoning under the supervision of Prof. Tommie Meyer (CAIR) and Prof. Alan Bundy (UED). A third general position is also available in any area of Artificial Intelligence currently under investigation within CAIR.

There is no fixed application deadline. Scholarships will be awarded based on the suitability of candidates and the availability of funds. For more information, see http://cair.meraka.org.za/join-cair

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