[Comp-neuro] PhD position in Oldenburg, Germany, ”Model Based Blind Source Separation for Auditory Scene Analysis“
joern.anemueller at uni-oldenburg.de
Mon Sep 13 09:59:51 CEST 2010
The project ”Model Based Blind Source Separation for Auditory Scene Analysis“ within the
transregional collaborative research center “The Active Auditory System” (SFB/TRR 31,
www.sfb-trr31.uni-oldenburg.de) offers a position for a
Physicist, applied Mathematician, Electrical Engineer or Computer Scientist
at the Ph.D. student level. Salary and social benefits will conform to the provisions of the
Collective Agreement for the Lower Saxony Civil Service (TV-L, E13 50 %). The appointment
is until June 2013 with further extension subject to project renewal.
The ideal candidate will be highly qualified in quantitative approaches from machine learning and
statistical signal processing. She or he will have a keen interest in auditory neuroscience and
psychophysics. Experience in scientific programming and excellent English are essential.
The position is located within the Medical Physics Unit of the Dept. of Physics, University of Oldenburg,
Germany, see www.medi.uni-oldenburg.de. The successful candidate will work in the Statistical Signal
Models Group, which conducts research to build statistical signal processing and machine learning
models for speech and audio applications, and collaborate with the Psycho-acoustic Models Group.
The transregional collaborative research center “The Active Auditory System” (SFB/Transregio
“Das aktive Gehör“) jointly operated by research groups at the University of Oldenburg, University of
Magdeburg and the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology at Magdeburg studies the mechanisms of
auditory scene analysis and their application to health and technology. Pursued numerical and
experimental approaches include signal processing and psychoacoustic modeling for speech and
audio analysis, EEG, MEG and fMRI analysis and in vivo recording in the auditory pathway.
The University of Oldenburg strives to increase the percentage of female employees in the field of
science and encourages applications from female candidates. Handicapped applicants will be given
preference in case of equal qualifications.
For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Jörn Anemüller, Dept. of Physics, University of Oldenburg,
26111 Oldenburg, Germany, joern.anemueller at uni-oldenburg.de.
Applications received until 17th September 2010 will be given full consideration. Applications should
include a curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates, writing samples/copies (e.g. thesis, scientific
papers), and names and addresses of two referees. Applications should be submitted electronically
via e-mail (quoting the reference code B6/2010) to sfb-tr31 at uni-oldenburg.de as a single file in
portable document format (PDF) and should be addressed to
SFB/TRR 31 „Das aktive Gehör“, – Geschäftsstelle – Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg,
Fakultät V, IBU D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany, e-mail: sfb-tr31 at uni-oldenburg.de
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