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Fraunhofer IIS, Erlangen
Research Associate (F/M) Audio and Media Technologies
Fraunhofer IIS, Erlangen
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is one of the world’s leading application-oriented research institutions for microelectronic and IT system solutions and services.
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Published: 6 days ago
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Location: Erlangen, Germany
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Research Associate (F/M) Audio and Media Technologies

FRAUNHOFER-INSTITUT FÜR INTEGRIERTE SCHALTUNGEN IIS

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THE FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS IIS IN ERLANGEN, GERMANY, AS OF NOW HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR A

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (F/M)
AUDIO AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES

Do you have a passion for music or movies? Are you interested in developing the latest audio and media technologies and applying them to future products?

Then we have the right position for you.
In this position, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of entertainment electronics, communication and media technologies. You develop algorithms that will one day make mobile telephone conversations sound crystal-clear. You bring 3D sound to television, cars and virtual reality applications. You will give computers a voice, create artificial intelligence and help make science fiction reality. You will make sure that Hollywood can create and process digital motion pictures. And you develop production tools for lightfield recordings. These and many other exciting activities await you.
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Your profile

  • University degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related field
  • Programming experience in C/C++ and/or MATLAB
  • Ideally, knowledge of digital audio signal processing and the field of acoustics – alternatively, know-how in media production and image processing or experience in application development, particularly in Android or iOS environments
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, which is required for international collaboration

We are also happy to welcome applications of committed junior professionals with prior knowledge and first practical experience from internships, student research projects or final theses.

About us
Fraunhofer IIS established a name for itself around the world thanks to the development of the mp3 and AAC audio codecs, which enable more than 10 billion devices worldwide and which has already been licensed by more than 1,000 companies. Furthermore, software solutions for the creation and playback of digital motion pictures have been developed at Fraunhofer IIS and we have made cinema digital thanks to the DCI test plan.

What we offer you

  • The chance to participate in challenging development work on new audio and media technologies
  • Diverse projects with a high degree of real-world applicability
  • Personal development through training and education programs
  • Work-life balance (flexible working hours, programs that promote a balance between your personal and career life)

Employment conditions
Employment, remuneration, and social benefits are in line with the collective bargaining agreement for the public sector (TVöD).
The position is initially based on a two-year contract.

Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in case of equal qualifications. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

Have we piqued your interest? Please send your complete application (PDF format, cover letter, curriculum vitae, references) quoting the reference number IIS-2018-33ap to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm, personalmarketing@iis.fraunhofer.de

Additional information is available on our website:
www.iis.fraunhofer.de

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