Engineer or Post-doctoral Researcher in Speech Signal Processing and Machine Learning W/M

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  • Subsidiary :  Signal Processing for Communication

  • Contract type:  Fixed-Term contract

  • Work time:  Full time

  • Localization Martigny

About Idiap

Idiap is an independent, not-for-profit, research institute recognized and funded by the Swiss Federal Government, the State of Valais, and the City of Martigny, and is academically affiliated with EPFL and University of Geneva.

Idiap is located in the town of Martigny in Valais, a scenic region in the south of Switzerland, surrounded by the highest mountains of Europe, and offering exceptional quality of life, exciting recreational activities, including hiking, climbing and skiing, as well as varied cultural activities. It is within close proximity to Lausanne and Geneva. Although Idiap is located in the French part of Switzerland, English is the official working language. Free French lessons are also provided on a complimentary basis.

For frequently asked questions (FAQs) about living in Switzerland, please go to https://www.idiap.ch/en/faq

Job description

The Idiap Research Institute seeks qualified candidates for a position in the field of signal processing and machine learning for speech enhancement and speech emotion recognition. The project involves close collaboration with our industrial partners.

The ideal candidate should hold a MSc or PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields. They should have a background in statistics, applied mathematics, optimization, linear algebra, and signal processing. The applicant should also have strong programming skills. A solid experience in speech processing/machine learning is an asset.

The position can be as a post-doctoral researcher or R&D engineer depending on the qualifications and aspirations of the successful candidate.

The candidate will join the Signal Processing for Communication group at Idiap, under the supervision of Dr. Ina Kodrasi. Appointment for this position is for an initial period of 1 year, with the possibility of renewal based on funding availability and performance. Starting date is as soon as possible. All queries related to the advertised position can be sent to Dr. Ina Kodrasi (ina.kodrasi [at] idiap.ch).

At Idiap we place great emphasis on diversity and strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Sought profil

The ideal candidate should hold a MSc or PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields. They should have a background in statistics, applied mathematics, optimization, linear algebra, and signal processing. The applicant should also have strong programming skills. A solid experience in speech processing/machine learning is an asset.

The position can be as a post-doctoral researcher or R&D engineer depending on the qualifications and aspirations of the successful candidate.


Idiap offers competitive salaries and conditions at all levels in a young, high-quality, dynamic, and multicultural environment. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer and is actively involved in the "Advancement of Women in Science" European initiative. The Institute seeks to maintain a principle of open competition (on the basis of merit) to appoint the best candidate, provides equal opportunity for all candidates, and equally encourage both genders to apply. Employment at Idiap is thus based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Idiap does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by law.

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Engineer or Post-doctoral Researcher in Speech Signal Processing and Machine Learning W/M

Signal Processing for Communication
Fixed-Term contract
Full time
Martigny

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