Speculative Internship Application F/H
Subsidiary : Idiap Research Institute
Contract type: Fixed-Term contract
Work time: Full time
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 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.
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
Our internships usually last a few months and are paid. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong background in statistics, linear algebra, signal processing, C/C++ programming, Perl and/or Python scripting languages, and Linux environment.
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++).
In order to avoid discrimination, please do not mention your gender, age and marital status on your CV.
- Anglais - Level advanced
- Français - Level beginner