Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist - Speech & Audio
Company: Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs
Posted on: January 27, 2023
MERL's Speech & Audio Group is seeking an exceptional researcher
in the area of artificial intelligence, with particular focus on
and interest in audio, speech, and/or language processing. We are
looking for candidates with a strong background and experience in
deep learning and other advanced machine learning techniques.
Our research focuses on cutting-edge projects for robust
acquisition, recognition, and understanding of speech and audio,
such as end-to-end speech recognition, speech and sound separation,
deep-learning-based microphone array processing, general sound
scene understanding, audio-visually grounded NLP, and other forms
of multi-modal processing .
As a member of our group, you will conduct original research aiming
to advance the state-of-the-art in the field , proposing new
projects with long-term research goals and taking on a leadership
role on some of the group's projects.
MERL is one of the most academically-oriented industrial research
labs in the world, and the ideal environment to thrive as a leader
in the speech and audio field. MERL strongly supports and
encourages publishing and presenting research results in top
international conferences and peer-reviewed journals, collaborating
with university professors and students, and maintaining an
influential presence in the academic community, for example by
participating in technical committees or organizing workshops and
* A Ph.D. from an internationally recognized institution in
electrical engineering, applied mathematics, computer science or
equivalent. (Current Ph.D. candidates who will soon graduate may
* Thorough knowledge and expertise in modern speech technologies as
well as relevant machine learning and optimization techniques.
* Strong publication record demonstrating innovative research
* Excellent programming skills, particularly in Python and deep
* Strong teamwork, communication, listening, writing, and
Research Area: Speech & Audio
Contact: Jonathan Le Roux
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