Idiap Research Institute

The Institute is among the leaders in artificial and cognitive intelligence since 1991.

Voice and visual recognition, machine learning, human-machine interaction, robotics, language analysis, or bio-imaging are some of the research fields at the Institute. Based in Martigny, in the Swiss Alps, Idiap is involved in research projects at local, national and international levels. Established as a non-profit foundation, Idiap was founded by the City of Martigny, the Canton du Valais, EPFL, the University of Geneva, and Swisscom.

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Apprentissage employé.e de commerce by admin — last modified Mar 12, 2021
Nous sommes actuellement à la recherche d’un.e apprenti.e employé.e de commerce, disponible en août 2021. La formation dure 3 ans et aboutit à l’obtention d’un certificat fédéral de capacité CFC.
Apprentissage d’informaticien.ne CFC orientation exploitation et infrastructure by admin — last modified Mar 12, 2021
Nous sommes actuellement à la recherche d’un.e apprenti.e informaticien.ne, disponible en août 2021. La formation dure 4 ans et aboutit à l’obtention d’un certificat fédéral de capacité CFC.
Speech recognition and natural language processing for digital interviews by admin — last modified Mar 09, 2021
In the context of a Swiss NSF grant, we seek a PhD student to work on speech recognition and natural language processing for digital interviews. The project is a collaboration between the universities of Neuchâtel and Lausanne, and Idiap Research Institute.
Full stack web development engineer (f/m) by admin — last modified Feb 25, 2021
The candidate will have the mission to develop, improve, and extend multiple administrative applications, and to build gateways between systems, databases, and documentation. Responsibilities will also include the maintenance and extension of our web applications, as well as software quality control.
Several Openings for Cross-Disciplinary Senior Researcher positions by admin — last modified Mar 01, 2021
With the growth of the institute, in addition to increased Federal funding to further support its activities, Idiap is opening several additional permanent senior research scientist positions.
PhD position in Neural Architectures for Speech Technology by admin — last modified Dec 21, 2020
In the context of a Swiss NSF grant, we seek a PhD student to work in the general area of neural architectures for speech technology.
Internship position in domain of automatic speech recognition by admin — last modified Jul 10, 2020
The position will be aligned with an European project on automatic speech recognition of air-traffic communication through SESAR Joint Undertaking exploratory research

Research Groups

There are currently 14 research groups at Idiap. They represent the diversity of the fields related to artificial intelligence research and technologies. These groups gather over a hundred people devoted to theoretical and applied research.