Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.
Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
The Department of Electronics Design is situated at Campus Sundsvall. In addition to its research activities, it offers courses and programmes in the subjects Electronics, Electrical engineering and Sound production. The research of the department is conducted at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate, www.miun.se/stc).
Applications are invited for a PhD student position at the STC (Sensible Things that Communicate) research centre (www.miun.se/STC).The successful applicant will work on the MiLo Project, Environment in the Control Loop. Research will be done in collaboration with industrial partners as part of a larger project addressing technological challenges in environmental monitoring in relation to airports, waste deposits of cellulose fibres, industry, and winter sports facilities.
Position description: The position focuses on studying localization of sound sources for the classification of the lateral position. The emphasis will be on evaluating and developing methods for sound source localization and effectively implementing them to produce mathematical descriptions and experimental arrangements.
Entry requirements and selection criteria: To meet the basic entry requirements for doctoral programmes, applicants must have a second-cycle degree (Master’s level degree), or have acquired at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 must have been awarded in second-cycle or equivalent courses. Specific eligibility requirements include at least 90 credits in electronics, electrical engineering, computer engineering or closely related subjects. These credits, or an equivalent knowledge base, may have been acquired in Sweden or abroad.
Final selection will also be based on the relevance of an applicant’s other work, such as thesis work or courses, and on interviews with the applicants. Prior experience in signal processing of sound, the use of microphone array setups for the purpose of sound source localization and experience with different positioning methods is required. Personal qualities like teamwork skills, initiative, and suitability for PhD studies will be weighed together with formal subject knowledge. A short description of the applicants’ visions and goals should be included in the application.
Employment: This postgraduate employment opportunity is intended to be equivalent to two years’ fulltime research studies and aims to lead to a Licentiate degree. The appointment may be extended up to the doctoral degree level if additional funding is obtained. The starting date will be determined after selection.
Salary: Given by Mid Sweden University regulated salary for PhD students.
Information: Further information is available from Head of Department Claes Mattsson, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone, +46 (0)10 142 84 98, Associate Prof. Göran Thungström email@example.com. and Prof. Mårten Sjöström Marten.Sjostrom@miun.se.
More information can also be found on STC’s homepage http://www.miun.se/stc
Application: The application must include CV, transcripts from your prior degree program(s), thesis work, a statement personal letter describing your vision and goal in research, or other documents(such as project work) that might be of value for your application.
Welcome with your application through our recruitment system until 16th of October 2019.
Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Enligt Mittuniversitetets lönetrappa för doktorander
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
County Västernorrlands län
Reference number MIUN 2018/2414
Last application date 16.Oct.2019 11:59 PM CETContinue reading
|Title||PhD student in electronics with focus on sound source localization|
|Employer||Mid Sweden University|
|Job location||Holmgatan 10, 851 70 Sundsvall|
|Published||September 19, 2019|
|Application deadline||October 16, 2019|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Communication Engineering,   Acoustic Engineering,   Electrical Engineering,   Signal Processing,   Electronics  |