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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Job openings

Postdoctoral position in automatic characterization of motor speech disorders by admin — last modified Jul 27, 2021
The Idiap Research Institute seeks qualified candidates for a postdoctoral position in the field of signal processing and deep learning for the automatic characterization of motor speech disorders.
PhD position in speech processing for motor speech disorders by admin — last modified Jul 23, 2021
The Idiap Research Institute seeks qualified candidates for one PhD student position in the field of speech signal processing for the automatic characterization of motor speech disorders.
Human-Robot Interfaces for Interactive Robot Programming by admin — last modified Jul 20, 2021
For robots to be widely adopted across industries and beyond structured manufacturing environments,it is critical for them to be programmable by a wide range of users. Growing research on End User Programming (EUP) for robotics aims to address this problem with novel user interfaces, programming languages, and techniques to aid or fully automate robot programming.
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.
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
Postdoc positions in automatic speech recognition by admin — last modified Jul 10, 2020
The Idiap Research Institute seeks qualified candidates for several postdoctoral positions in the field of Deep Learning applied for acoustic, and/or language modeling in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR).

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.