We have an immediate opening in our »Audio and Media Technologies« division of Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen, Germany, for a
Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m) - Machine Learning for Signal Processing

You love finding creative solutions for tricky challenges? You are eager to make the successors of MP3 and AAC even better by using methods of machine learning and artificial intelligence?

Join the home of MP3!
You will become part of a top team that develops new methods for enhancing audio coding formats that are already fantastic. We aim to improve sound, speech and audio coding, transmission and light field technologies – whatever people want us to do.
Intimidating? Don’t worry. We are an interdisciplinary team, looking to support young career-oriented talents.

About us
The Fraunhofer IIS »Audio and Media Technologies« division has been making its mark on media digitalization for over 30 years, developing
pioneering standards such as MP3 and AAC. The latest Fraunhofer IIS technologies open up new acoustic possibilities, with applications in virtual reality, automotive sound systems and mobile telephony, as well as broadcast radio and streaming.

What we expect from you

  • A scientific degree in Electronics, Computer S cience, Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Media Technologies, Neurosciences or a related subject
  • Expertise in machine learning or signal processing
  • Experience using C++ and Python
  • Enthusiasm for scientific issues and scientific working methods
  • English for working in an international team

What you can expect from us

We offer you varied and challenging work in an enthusiastic team. You can contribute with your ideas and help design new concepts. Regular training is given, as are flexible, family-friendly work arrangements. You will have a state-of-the-art workstation in a modern, bright 2- to 3-person office.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.
This vacancy is also available on a part-time basis.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

We look forward to receiving your application (English or German) ! Please submit it (in PDF format, including cover letter, CV and references) to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm, via our career portal, quoting reference number IIS-2018-AME100.

Information about the Institute is available online at: http://www.iis.fraunhofer.de

Job Reference: IIS-2018-AME100 Closing Date:
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