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Research Assistant/Associate in Audio Modelling for Health (Fixed Term)


Research Assistant £26,715 - £30,942 or Research Associate £32,816 - £40,322

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

We are seeking a Research Assistant/Associate in acoustics, signal processing and machine learning to join the team of a 2.5M Euro European Research Council funded project entitled "EAR: Audio-based Mobile Health Diagnostics". The project aims to design and work with wearable hardware, devise new on-device machine learning paradigms for robust in-the-wild audio analytics targeting clinical applications. We are seeking candidates with background in acoustics, signal processing and machine learning. The position is available for 3 years.

Requirements: Candidates should have been awarded a PhD (or be very close to completing) and a strong publication record in machine learning or acoustics and signal processing. We might consider candidates with mobile systems background, more generally. The ideal candidates should also have good programming skills. Good communication, presentation and management skills are also desirable given the size of the project team.

Applicants should contact Prof Cecilia Mascolo for further information. https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~cm542/

This position can be filled by an appropriate candidate at research assistant or research associate level, depending on relevant qualifications and experience.

Successful candidates will hold (or be close to completing) a PhD in Computer Science. Appointment at research associate level is depended on having a PhD or having equivalent skills and experience through non-academic routes. Where a PhD has yet to be awarded appointment will initially be made as a research assistant and amended to research associate when the PhD is awarded.

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Please ensure you upload a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief research statement, two key publications and contact information of at least 3 references. If you upload any additional documents, which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR22823 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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