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Fraunhofer IIS - Research Associate (f/m) - Machine Learning for Signal Processing

Posted On: 2019-2-27
Location: Erlangen, Germany

We have an immediate opening in our »Audio and Media Technologies« division of Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen, Germany, for a
Research Associate (f/m) - Machine Learning for Signal Processing
You love finding creative solutions for tricky challenges? You are eager to make the successors of MP3 and AAC even better by using methods of machine learning and artificial intelligence?

Join the home of MP3!

You will become part of a top team that develops new methods for enhancing audio coding formats that are already fantastic. We aim to improve sound, speech and audio coding, transmission and light field technologies – whatever people want us to do.
Intimidating? Don’t worry. We are an interdisciplinary team, looking to support young career-oriented talents.

About us

The Fraunhofer IIS »Audio and Media Technologies« division has been making its mark on media digitalization for over 30 years, developing pioneering standards such as MP3 and AAC. The latest Fraunhofer IIS technologies open up new acoustic possibilities, with applications in virtual reality, automotive sound systems and mobile telephony, as well as broadcast radio and streaming.

What we expect from you

- A scientific degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Media Technologies, Neurosciences or a related subject
- Expertise in machine learning or signal processing
- Experience using C++ and Python
- Enthusiasm for scientific issues and scientific working methods
- English for working in an international team

What you can expect from us

We offer you varied and challenging work in an enthusiastic team. You can contribute with your ideas and help design new concepts. Regular training is given, as are flexible, family-friendly work arrangements. You will have a state-of-the-art workstation in a modern, bright 2- to 3-person office.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.
This vacancy is also available on a part-time basis.
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

How to Apply:

We look forward to receiving your application (English or German)! Please submit it (in PDF format, including cover letter, CV and references) to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm, via our career portal, quoting reference number IIS-2018-AME101.
Please use the following link for your application: https://recruiting.fraunhofer.de/Vacancies/40196/Description/2
Information about the Institute is available online at: www.iis.fraunhofer.de

Please mention AES001235 when applying for this position.


About Fraunhofer IIS

Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen
Germany

Phone: +49 9131 776 0
Fax: +49 9131 776 6099
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Website: www.iis.fraunhofer.de/amm

The Fraunhofer IIS Audio and Multimedia division, based in Erlangen, Germany, has been working in audio coding technology for more than 25 years and remains a leading innovator of technologies for cutting-edge multimedia systems. Fraunhofer IIS is the main inventor of MP3 and universally credited with the co-development of the AAC family of audio codecs as well as technologies for the media world of tomorrow, including Fraunhofer Cingo for virtual surround, Fraunhofer Symphoria for automotive 3-D audio, AAC-ELD for telephone calls with CD-like audio quality, and dialog enhancement to allow TV viewers to adjust dialog loudness as they desire. Through the course of more than two decades, Fraunhofer IIS has licensed its audio codec software and application-specific customizations to at least 1,000 companies. Fraunhofer estimates that it has enabled more than 6 billion commercial products worldwide using its MP3, AAC and other media technologies. The Fraunhofer IIS organization is part of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, based in Munich, Germany. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is Europe’s largest applied research organization and is partly funded by the German government. With 22,000 employees worldwide, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is composed of 66 Institutes conducting research in a broad range of research areas. For more information, contact Matthias Rose, matthias.rose@ iis.fraunhofer.de, or visit www.iis.fraunhofer. de/amm.

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