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We are currently advertising a Research Assistant/Associate position:
Research Assistant/Associate in Audio Signal Processing and Machine Learning (Fixed Term)
A position is available for Research Assistant/Research Associate in the Department of Engineering, to work on audio signal processing and machine learning. The post will involve both theoretical work at the interface of probabilistic machine learning and signal processing, and practical work implementing source separation and denoising algorithms. The project is sponsored by an EPSRC First Grant award and will start in early January 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The post holder will be located in Central Cambridge Cambridgeshire, UK.
The key responsibilities and duties are to contribute to the development of a new theoretical framework at the interface of machine learning and signal processing. To implement and evaluate source separation, denoising, and other algorithms based up this framework, including perceptual testing.
A role description is available here.
The candidate will have experience in audio signal processing and/or probabilistic machine learning, as evidenced by a publication record in the main conferences and/or journals of these fields. Expertise in both theoretical and practical aspects of signal processing and probabilistic machine learning is desirable. Experience of working in a team and managing own work load is essential.
The candidate should hold a PhD, or be near to completion of a PhD, in a relevant specialist subject such as machine learning, signal processing, or statistics.
The current salary scale for a Research Assistant is £24,049 - £27,047 and for a Research Associate £27,854 - £36,298.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
To apply complete form CHRIS /6 available at here and send by e-mail, with a letter of application, a statement of research interests, and a CV (in pdf or plain text formats if possible) with the details (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to Miss Diane Hazell (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, (tel: +44 (0)1223 748529), so as to reach her not later than the closing date. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible thereafter.
Please quote reference NM02014 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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