Saturday, September 20, 2008

PhD Studentship in GeoTagging - France

CNRS Research Center at University Jean Monnet of Saint-Etienne
(France) invites applications for a 3 years PhD Studentship in the
areas of geolocation and annotation of photographs in order to
describe visible space. The objective is to construct a relationship
between vast collections of photographs and Geographical Information
databases through various techniques (ray-tracing, perspective

The candidate must have programming skills. A good knowledge in GIS
and Geomatics will also be an asset. Person must have obtained his
Master Degree in year 2007-2008.

The Research center is located at the University of Saint-Etienne. It
provides a challenging work environment and full access to state-of-
the-art equipment. The PhD will be supervised by both a computer
science and a GIS specialist and integrated in a multidisciplinary

The amount of the grant will be of 1750 € per month.

Applications should be sent to:
Université Jean Monnet - Saint-Etienne
6 rue Basse-des-Rives
42023 Saint-Etienne Cédex 02 France
Tél. : 33 (0)4 77 42 19 25
Fax : 33 (0)4 77 42 19 24