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Monday, April 11, 2016 by Chris Wellekens

6-3 (2015-11-15) 1 (W/M) researcher positions at IRCAM, Paris France


Position: 1 (W/M) researcher positions at IRCAM

Starting: January 4th, 2016

Duration: 18 months

Deadline for application: December, 1st, 2015


Description of the project:

The goal of the ABC-DJ project (European H2020 ICT-19 project) is

to develop advanced Audio Branding (recommending music for a

trade-mark) technologies. For this, ABC-DJ will rely on Music

Content and Semantic Analysis.

Within this project, IRCAM will develop

new music content analysis algorithms (auto-tagging into

genre, emotions, instrumentation, estimation of tonality

and tempo)

new tools for advanced DJ-ing (audio quality

measurement, segmentation into vocal parts, full

hierarchical structure analysis, intelligent track summary,

audio source separation).


Position description 201511ABCRES:

For this project IRCAM is looking for a researcher for the

development of the technologies of music content analysis and

advanced DJ-ing.

Required profile:

High Skill in audio signal processing (spectral analysis, audiofeature

extraction, parameter estimation) (the candidate

should preferably hold a PHD in this field)

High skill in machine learning (the candidate should

preferably hold a PHD in this field)

High-skill in Matlab/Python programming, skills in C/C++


Good knowledge of Linux, Windows, Mac-OS environments

High productivity, methodical works, excellent programming


The hired Researchers will also collaborate with the development

team and participate in the project activities (evaluation of

technologies, meetings, specifications, reports).


Introduction to IRCAM:

IRCAM is a leading non-profit organization associated to Centre

Pompidou, dedicated to music production, R&D and education in

sound and music technologies. It hosts composers, researchers and

students from many countries cooperating in contemporary music

production, scientific and applied research. The main topics

addressed in its R&D department include acoustics, audio signal

processing, computer music, interaction technologies and

musicology. Ircam is located in the centre of Paris near the Centre

Pompidou, at 1, Place Igor Stravinsky 75004 Paris.



According to background and experience



Please send an application letter with the reference 201511ABCRES

together with your resume and any suitable information addressing

the above issues preferably by email to: peeters at ircam dot fr with

cc to vinet at ircam dot fr, roebel at Ircam dot fr.


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