Post-doctoral fellow in realtime audio scene and event recognition - CDD 12 months

Job description

Who are we ?

Télécom Paris, a school of the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) and a founding member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, is one of the top 5 French general engineering schools.
The mainspring of Télécom Paris is to train, imagine and undertake to design digital models, technologies and solutions for a society and economy that respect people and their environment. The school is committed to providing an environment conducive to the development of all students and research professors, and is voluntarily and sustainably committed to an ambitious plan for social and ecological transition. It is working to increase the number of female research professors and to reduce the disparities between men and women.


The work will be performed as part of a collaborative project whose purpose is to revolutionise hearable technologies (especially TWS/earbuds) by offering extremely efficient real-time machine listening, speech processing and Music content analysis (MIR) solutions which can run on very low consumption hardware.


  • Participates in the realization of research contracts in the field of machine listening
  • Designs, develops and implements innovative technical or methodological instrumentation within the framework of the scientific projects in which he/she participates
  • Develops prototypes, builds specific simulation equipment, structures and maintains test platforms and test benches, develops computer programs, implements test or measurement campaigns...
  • Designs and carries out demonstrations and operational presentations of equipment and platforms
  • Documents the software or hardware equipment designed for research programs in order to allow their transfer

Job requirements

Required skills, experience, and knowledge:

  • In-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in machine listening
  • Experience with audio software development and deep learning frameworks (Pytorch, Tensorflow)
  • Experience with software project management
  • Fluency in English.

Preferred skills, experience, and knowledge:

  • Mastery of the Linux environment

Other abilities and skills:

  • Ability to work in a team, dialogue and writing skills
  • Interpersonal and pedagogical skills
  • Ability to synthesize

Candidates with the following qualifications may apply:
  • PhD or equivalent

Other information :
Application deadline: 07/12/2023
Type of job : 12 months fixed contract 

Full job description here

Scientific contact person: Slim ESSID

Administrative contact person: Janique REGIS

Telecom Paris is an equal-opportunity employer.
All our positions are open to individuals with disabilities.