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					JOB OPENING

NIKON RESEARCH AND DEVLOPMENT

LOCATION: BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, USA 94002

Send Resumes to: NikonCamera@Nikonrca.com




Research and Development Scientist

in the Field of Digital Image Processing




Description:




NIKON RESEARCH AND DEVLOPMENT is seeking a highly skilled research scientist to work on the

development of sophisticated state-of-the-art imaging algorithms. This work is very technical in nature

and requires a solid background in digital image processing and mathematics. The candidate will be

required to perform extensive Matlab and some C language coding. Other duties will include literary

research, algorithm evaluation, and development of innovative solutions for theoretical and practical

problems in imaging.




Time frame:     This position is open beginning January 2012




Duration: This is a long term salaried position with benefits.




Candidate background: A PHD in image processing, or a related field, with primary work background

in digital image processing is required. The candidate MUST be elligible to work in the USA.




Additional background and experience:
•       Direct experience in developing digital image processing algorithms

•       Strong background in mathematics

•      General knowledge in related areas such as: optics, computer vision, pattern recognition, human
perception, color science, signal processing, statistics, etc.

•       Excellent analytical ability and creative problem solving skills

•       In depth knowledge of MATLAB and experience with C/C++

•       Knowledge of basic photography concepts and the ability to use various camera equipment,
including DSLRs




Ideal candidate




       The ideal candidate has extensive experience developing algorithms in the area of digital image
processing,

has a strong mathematical background, and is familiar with fundamental concepts of optics, image
acquisition, and

digital camera image processing pipeline. The candidate has a strong analytical background, is highly
creative and

is able to propose innovative solutions to difficult problems. He/she also has excellent oral and written

communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a small team of talented individuals.

Specific prior work in the area of image restoration and enhancement is a strong plus. So is the passion
for new

technologies related to consumer digital photography.




Keywords:

PhD, image processing, image acquisition, image restoration, image enhancement, MATLAB, digital
camera
Nikon Research and Development Corporation of America




      Nikon has an open position for a PHD level candidate to help our highly specialized team in
Belmont,

California, develop image processing algorithms. Nikon Research Corporation of America, is the only
location in

the United States in which the advanced development of digital imaging solutions takes place for Nikon.
As such,

this is a unique opportunity for a candidate to work and collaborate with some of the brightest imaging
scientists

in the world. Nikon Research Corporation of America has a small team of scientists, optical engineers,
and

mechanical engineers who work in collaboration with engineers in Japan, to produce some of the best
digital

imaging equipment available on the consumer market today.




Nikon is committed to providing a comprehensive package for the health and welfare needs of our
employees:

-A diverse international workforce

-Competitive compensation

-Cash bonus plan

-401K or pension plan

-Excellent medical, dental, prescription, vision, and life insurance programs

-Paid vacation and sick leave

-Voluntary spouse and dependent life insurance programs
-Voluntary long term care and prepaid legal plans

-Tuition assistance to encourage continued development and growth

-Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care expenses

-Employee discount program for Nikon products

-Confidential Employee Assistance Program

				
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