From: Xavier Serra
Date: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Subject: PhD positions at the MTG-UPF
The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is opening 5 funded PhD positions to work within some of its research areas, with a starting date of September 2013. The candidates have to apply to the PhD program of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies before March 14th (2nd application period). They have to demonstrate an academic and research background in the area they are applying for and have to submit a research proposal on a specific topic. The areas and topics for which we offer the funded positions are:
Sound and Music Communities (responsible faculty: Xavier Serra): Within the CompMusic project we have two open positions to work on computational approaches applied to lyrics and music issues in one or several of the following music traditions: Hindustani (North India), Carnatic (South India), Turkish-makam (Turkey), Andalusian (Maghreb) and Beijing Opera (China). Within Freesound we also have one open position to work on issues related to community profiling, linked data, automatic data structuring and sound ontologies.
Sound and Music Description (responsible faculty: Emilia Gomez): Within a Spanish funded project, SIGMUS, we have one open position to work on Flamenco music using signal processing, machine learning and user modeling methodologies.
Musical and Advanced Interaction (responsible faculty: Sergi Jordà): We have one open position to work on tangible and tabletop interaction.
Before making the application the candidate needs the support of the faculty member responsible for the research area chosen. Interested people should first send a CV and a motivation letter to the faculty member identified.
Music Technology Group
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona