Student Opening 

I'm looking for motivated MS and PhD students in computer vision and/or machine learning. Skills in (large-scale) optimization are a plus. Please send a full CV with a complete list of your publications and projects, as well as, an unofficial academic transcript to Prof. Bernard Ghanem ( 

Postdoc Position at KAUST

The Image and Video Understanding Lab (IVUL) at KAUST seeks a qualified postdoctoral researcher with expertise in computer vision. The researcher for this opening will work at KAUST to investigate and develop principled computational methods targeting important vision tasks, including but not limited to object tracking, semantic summarization, and activity recognition/detection from video. Knowledge of deep learning is a plus. Link here for examples.

KAUST is a graduate level research university established in 2009 in Saudi Arabia to make significant contributions to scientific and technological advancement that will have high impact on regional and international development. To take on this monumental task, KAUST researchers are hand-picked from all around the world, so as to create a multi-national and multi-cultural research environment that is conducive of academic excellence. 

The scope of the advertised position includes:

  • Publishing high impact work in top-tier conferences and journals in order to build a substantial resume and strong international collaborations
  • Engaging with researchers in related fields at KAUST
  • Mentoring and collaborating with KAUST grad students and visiting students/researchers
  • Excellent total compensation, including accommodation, family health benefits, and a substantial tax-free annual salary
  • Living in a vibrant, multi-cultural campus town on the Red Sea

Applicants must have:

  • a PhD degree with excellent academic credentials
  • relevant research skills and experience in computer vision and machine learning, demonstrated by high quality publications
  • excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  To apply, please send your CV with a list of publications to Prof. Bernard Ghanem ( If your area of expertise is not related to computer vision or machine learning, I will not reply to your email.