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Fraunhofer IIS - Research Associate (f/m) in Deep Learning applied to Speech and Audio Processing

Posted On: 2019-5-2
Location: Erlangen, Germany

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS has an immediate opening in its »Audio and Media Technologies« division in Erlangen, Germany for a
Research Associate (f/m) in Deep Learning applied to Speech and Audio Processing
You have always been interested in speech coding and audio processing and you find recent advancements in deep learning exciting?
If so, we have the right job for you!
You investigate and research on how Deep Neural Networks could be efficiently applied to speech and audio processing.
In recent years, Fraunhofer IIS has been involved in developing and standardizing advanced speech processing algorithms, such as next generation speech and audio coding. As we are always looking for ways to improve our solutions, we are seeking colleagues to investigate how our audio processing tools could benefit from recent advancements in deep learning.

About us

The »Audio and Media Technologies« division of Fraunhofer IIS constitutes one of the world’s largest organizations dedicated to audio, speech and media processing. It has been an innovator in sound and vision for over 25 years and repeatedly won international competitions in the audio and media field: e.g. with mp3 and codecs of the AAC-family. Over 200 engineers and scientists develop first-rate technology, which is sold worldwide.

Was Sie mitbringen

A scientific degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Mathematics, Physics, or similar
Good background in digital speech or audio processing
Experience in machine learning and deep neural networks
Programming experience in at least one of the following: C/C++, Python, MATLAB
Fluent English for collaborative work in an international team

Was Sie erwarten können

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.
Anstellung, Vergütung und Sozialleistungen richten sich nach dem Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst (TVöD).
Die Stelle ist zunächst auf 2 Jahre befristet.
Wir weisen darauf hin, dass die gewählte Berufsbezeichnung auch das dritte Geschlecht miteinbezieht.
Die Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft legt Wert auf eine geschlechtsunabhängige berufliche Gleichstellung.
Die Stelle kann auch in Teilzeit besetzt werden.
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 (German or English)! Please submit it (in PDF format, including cover letter, CV, grade sheets and references) to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm, via our career portal, quoting reference number IIS-2019-AME33.
Information about the Institute is available online at: www.iis.fraunhofer.de
Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen IIS
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Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen
http://www.iis.fraunhofer.de Kennziffer: IIS-2019-AME33

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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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