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Research Assistant/Associate in Earable Computing (Fixed Term)

Research Assistant: £27,116 - £31,406 or Research Associate £33,309 - £40,927

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the general area of mobile sensing, wearable for the ear, audio sensing and on device 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 wearable and sensing systems, possibly (and non exclusively) with some experience with "earable" computing.


Candidates should have been awarded a PhD (or be very close to submission of one) and a strong publication record in mobile and/or sensor systems, wearable systems, on device machine learning. 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.

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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 2 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 NR28139 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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