Department of Computational Perception
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Computational Perception
Johannes Kepler Universitšt Linz

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Ph.D. Student Position
Music Information Retireval / Music Signal Processing / Machine Learning / Web Mining

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Department of Computational Perception
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

We are pleased to announce one open research position at the Ph.D. student level at the Department of Computational Perception of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. We are looking for a highly motivated student to work in the exciting EU-FP7 research project

PHENICX: Performances as Highly Enriched aNd Interactive Concert eXperiences

For this project, we are seeking a creative and motivated Ph.D. student with a strong background in at least two of the following fields:

Research tasks to be carried out in this position include, but are not limited to:
Preference will be given to candidates who combine expertise in several fields mentioned above and who have already worked in these fields in the context of the music domain, which is proven by a track record of relevant publications. Further requirements are excellent (oral and writing) skills in English, interest in scientific work, good presentation skills, willingness to attend project meetings abroad and to present scientific work at international conferences. The candidate should also show a certain interest in music. No knowledge of particular programming languages is required, but the candidate is expected to quickly learn and apply new technologies.

The successful applicant will be allowed to work in a creative environment within an excellent research team.

The salary will be about EUR 35,000 per year (pre-tax). The accepted applicant will further have the opportunity to enroll in a PhD program in computer science at the Johannes Kepler University, Linz.

The employment can start as soon as possible and will last until the end of the project, i.e.
January 2016 (including a 6 month probation period).

Please send your application including CV, list of publications, one or two substantial and related publication(s) if available, and any other material you consider interesting via email to: and

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact:

Dr. Markus Schedl
Department of Computational Perception
Johannes Kepler University (JKU)
Altenberger Strasse 69
A-4040 Linz

Phone: +43 732 2468 1512

last edited by ms on 2013-12-04