Open Positions - Dig that Lick: Analysing large-scale data for melodic patterns in jazz performances

2 Post-Doc/Research positions at IRCAM & L2S, Paris, France

2 Post-Doc/Research positions in Audio Music Content Analysis
Location: IRCAM & L2S, Paris, France
Duration: 2 years and 1 year respectively
Start: October 1st, 2017
Salary: according to background and experience

IRCAM and L2S at University Paris Saclay are jointly offering two new PostDoc positions for our current international project Dig that Lick: Analyzing large-scale data for melodic patterns in jazz performances (follow link for information about the project).

Position descriptions

Dig that Lick relies on audio music content analysis algorithms. IRCAM & L2S are looking for 2 Post-Doctoral Research assistants (starting Oct. 1st, 2017) for the development of MIR algorithms:

Required profiles

The hired researchers will collaborate with the development team and participate in the project activities (evaluation of technologies, meetings, specifications, reports). Strong interactions with teams from the other participating universities are expected.

Application Procedure / More information

Applications must include a detailed CV with a list of publications and a motivation letter. Applications and any suitable information are to be emailed to: H. Papadopoulos [] and G. Peeters [peeters at ircam dot fr]

Post-Doc/Research position at C4DM, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Follow this link for full advertisement and instructions on how to apply (deadline 15 September 2017).

Applications are invited for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Assistant position on a project analysing the large-scale analysis of melodic patterns in jazz performance. The main responsibility of the role is the integration of data from various project partners (involving ontology design, named entity resolution and audio identification), to create structured data, from which relationships about music and musicians can be derived, queried and tested.

This post is based at the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at Queen Mary University of London. C4DM is a world-leading multidisciplinary research group in the field of Digital Music & Audio Technology, and is part of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science.

Required profile

The ideal candidate will have:


This could be a full- or part-time post. The total amount of funding allows for up to 12 months of full-time work or 24 months at 50% FTE within the duration of the project (1 October 2017 to 31 September 2019). The starting salary will be in the range of £32,405 - £36,064 per annum inclusive of London allowance (pro rata for part-time). Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Application Procedure / More information

Follow this link for the full advertisement and instructions how to apply. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Simon Dixon. The closing date for applications is 15 September 2017.

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