Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to investigate
the development and application of non-speech, non-music acoustic analysis for
An increasing amount of audio and audiovisual material is becoming available
in digitized archives. However, access to these archives is currently hampered
by a lack of tools to enable people to find sounds in such archives. The
purpose of this post is to investigate and develop tools to help people to
find material in these archives in interesting and useful ways.
This post is part of the multi-person project EPSRC project "Machine Listening
using Sparse Representations", based in the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at
Queen Mary University of London. C4DM is a world-leading multidisciplinary
research group in the field of Digital Music & Audio Technology, and is part
of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). Details
about the School can be found at
[www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk](http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk), and about the Centre for
Digital Music at www.elec.qmul.ac.uk/digitalmusic[http://www.elec.qmul.ac.uk/d
The post is full time for 14 months starting from 1 February 2013. Starting
salary will be in the range £35,824 - £39,936 per annum inclusive of London
Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension
scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in
accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where
required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under
the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Mark Plumbley at
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Details about the school/dept/institute can be found at
The closing date for applications is 30th December 2012.
Interviews are expected to be held on 18th January 2013.
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