Skip to navigation Skip to content

Junior scientific researcher Computer Vision and hyperspectral imaging in horticulture

Junior scientific researcher Computer Vision and hyperspectral imaging in horticulture

Wageningen University, Netherlands


  • executes projects in the field of advanced automated horticultural production systems with a focus on computer vision applications;
  • focusses on the application of hyperspectral imaging and possibly chlorophyll fluorescence imaging;
  • develops new image analysis and control software for in the green environment, e.g. for the detection of diseases and pests, prediction of yield, quality detection of fresh products and crops;
  • is responsible for the development of the control of mechatronic components via digital and analogue interfaces within complex mechatronic systems in the green environment;
  • is project leader in (work packages of) projects together with academic and industrial partners;
  • conducts applied scientific research within the projects;
  • communicates relevant research results to practice and science.
Function Requirements
We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious researcher computer vision, with:
  • Background in computer vision, study of natural or biomedical science.
  • Knowledge of various image analysis techniques, data analysis methods, classification and statistics.
  • Experience with multi- / hyperspectral / chlorophyll fluorescence cameras and analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of illumination, optics and camera systems (2D, 3D) including calibration.
  • Proven experience with the structured development of complex software, programming in C++ and/or C#; - Experience with vision control systems Git/SVN is an advantage.
  • Experience with Halcon and / or Matlab is an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with image processing in the green environment and the willingness to learn the challenges of horticulture.
  • Excellent knowledge of English language.
  • Driving License B.
  • Experience with project-based work.
  • Is an enthusiastic independent researcher with good communication skills and team spirit.
  • Is customer- and quality-oriented and stress tolerant.

More information to be found here


Wageningen University, NL

Printed from on 20/04/18 05:36:50 PM

EPSO is an independent academic organisation currently representing 61 institutional members bringing together more than 204 research institutes, departments and universities from 29 countries in Europe and beyond.