The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is opening a PhD fellowship in the area of Music Information Retrieval to start in the Fall of 2016.
Application closing date: 05/05/2016
Start date: 01/10/2016
Research lab: Music Information Research lab, Music Technology Group, Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Supervisor: Emilia Gómez
Duration: 3+1 years
Topics: automatic transcription, sound source separation, music classification, singing voice processing, melody extraction, music synchronization, classical music, computational ethnomusicology.
Requirements: Candidates must have a good Master Degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics. Candidates must be confident in some of these areas: signal processing, information retrieval, machine learning, have excellent programming skills, be fluent in English and possess good communication skills. Musical knowledge would be an advantage, as would previous experience in research and a track record of publications.
More information on grant details:
Provisional starting date: October 1st 2016
Application: Interested candidates should send a motivation letter, a CV (preferably with references), and academic transcripts to Prof. Emilia Gómez (firstname.lastname@example.org) before May 1st 2016. Please include in the subject [PhD MIR].