City:  Erlangen
Date:  Sep 13, 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher - Machine Learning for Signal Processing

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (www.fraunhofer.com) currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

The Fraunhofer IIS »Audio and Media Technologies« division in Erlangen, Germany, 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 you will do

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.
Interested? We are an interdisciplinary team, looking to support young career-oriented talents. 

 

What you bring to the table

  • 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

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.

 

The position is initially limited to 2 years with the aim to extend it subsequently. The weekly working time is 39 hours. This vacancy is also available on a part-time basis. We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 

We look forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV, grade sheets in English or German)!

 

Should you have questions please contact:

Claudia Kestler-Böhm, personalmarketing@iis.fraunhofer.de

 

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Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 

 

For more information about the institute and its products and services, please visit:

www.iis.fraunhofer.de 

 

Requisition Number: 6365                

 


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