Job opening: Internship position in domain of automatic speech recognition

The project:

The position will be aligned with an European project on automatic speech recognition of air-traffic communication through SESAR Joint Undertaking exploratory research

More specifically, the planned work will comprise:

  • working in collaboration with other researchers from speech and audio processing group on development and evaluation of automatic speech recognition engines for air-traffic communication applications
  • working with other project partners (from other EU countries) on this task

 The foreseen programming platforms used in the project are Kaldi, or Pytorch

The candidate:

The ideal candidate should follow a M.Sc. program or hold a M.Sc. degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related fields. She or he should have a background at least in one of the following fields: statistics, applied mathematics, linear algebra, signal processing.

The applicant should also have strong programming skills and be familiar with Python, C/C++ (MATLAB is not a plus), some of the scripting languages and with the Linux environment.

Knowledge in speech processing and machine learning is an asset. Shortlisted candidate may undergo a test including technical reading and writing in English and programming (in Python and/or C/C++).

 The position:

Ideal length of the position is for 6 months (can be discussed). Starting date is early summer 2020.

In case of good performance, the internship application can be turned into PhD position at Idiap.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, and the names of three references through the Idiap online recruitment system:

Internship position in domain of automatic speech recognition

Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Petr Motlicek (petr dot motlicek ad idiap dot ch).

Review of applications will begin immediately and proceed until the position has been filled.