Senior Researcher - Audio and Acoustics

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Audio and Acoustics Research Group in Microsoft Research Labs is looking for a researcher in the area of audio signal processing and audio analytics.


The hired candidate will perform research in audio signal processing and audio analytics for non-verbal cues extraction from speech (emotion, identity, etc.), and audio understanding (events, background, and anomalies detection) with utilization of machine learning approaches. The results will be summarized in scientific papers, the job entitles working with engineering teams on productization of the designed algorithms.


Required qualifications:

  • PhD in computer science or relevant field;

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with machine learning approaches in audio signal processing;
  • Experience in at least one of: audio object detection, audio background detection, emotion/sentiment detection from speech.
  • Good publication record;
  • Experience in creation of real audio signal processing systems;
  • Good engineering and coding skills;
  • Ability or experience in working with engineering teams.

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