PhD student in Speech and Music Communication at KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Brief Description KTH School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC) seeks a PhD student in Speech and Music communication The Workplace
KTH is the largest technical university in Sweden. Education and research cover a broad spectrum within natural sciences and engineering, as well as architecture, industrial engineering and management, urban planning, work science and environmental engineering. KTH has 13.344 full-time equivalent students of whom 6.955 at Bachelor (first) level and 5.545 at Master (second) level. In addition 1.314 full-time equivalent students at doctoral studies (third) level and 3.900 employees. CSC is one of Sweden`s most advanced and successful research and education institutions in Information Technology with activities at both KTH and Stockholm University. The activities of the school focus on higher education and research within the traditional core areas of numerical analysis and computer science; from theory building and analysis of mathematical models to algorithm construction, implementation and simulation. Other core areas of growing importance are technology and methods for the support of human communication and computer mediated cooperation over distances in time and space. The applied research includes scientific computing, computer science, computer vision, robotics, neuroinformatics and neural networks, human-computer interaction, media technology and graphic arts, and communication through speech, language and music. For more information see: www.kth.se/csc go to”CSC International Website”.
The Music Acoustics Research Group at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing has an opening for a doctoral student, in an interdisciplinary research project on human voice analysis and simulation. This will involve theoretical, experimental and possibly clinical studies of the dynamics of phonation and articulation. This is a four-year, time-limited position and normally includes 20% departmental duties, usually teaching. Research students must be registered at KTH. The starting date is 5 September, 2011.
- Form of employment: Time-limited
- Work time: Full time
- The salary follows the directions provided by KTH
- Start date: Beginning of autumn semester, about 5 September, 2011.
- Number of positions: 1
A suitable background for this position would be a Master of Science in Computer Science, Physics or Electronics Engineering, or similar, with special interests in one or more of signal processing, multiphysics, music and audio, and medical technology. In addition to the traditional academic merits, a degree project within one of those areas, international experience and language skills are regarded as advantageous qualifications. Good programming skills are necessary.
Applicants must be strongly motivated for doctoral studies, possess the ability to work independently and perform critical analysis as well as possessing good levels of cooperative and communicative abilities.
Application Application deadline: June 7, 2011
Employer`s reference: D-2011-0156 Applications via email are to be sent to Susanne Bergman, firstname.lastname@example.org Write reference number in the email subject. (CV, etc. should be sent as an attachment, preferably pdf-files.) We also accept hard copy applications sent to: KTH, CSC Att. Susanne Bergman, Lindstedtsvägen 3, plan 4, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden Application shall include the following documents:
- Curriculum vitae
- Transcripts from university/university college
- Brief description of why the applicant wishes to become a doctoral student
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Contact(s) For enquiries about PhD studies and employment conditions please contact: Eva-Lena Åkerman, HR Manager Phone: +46 8 790 91 06 email@example.com
For enquiries about the project please contact: Prof. Sten Ternström, Head of the Music Acoustics Group Phone: +46 8 790 78 55 firstname.lastname@example.org