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DEGEM News – STELLENAUSSCHREIBUNG – [ak-discourse] WG: [smc-committee] 15 Open PhD positions in Music Information Processing / Retrieval / Research

Von: Simon Dixon via ak discourse
Datum: Fri, 16 Mar 2018
Betreff: [ak-discourse] WG: [smc-committee] 15 Open PhD positions in Music Information Processing / Retrieval / Research

We are excited to announce the beginning of the project MIP-Frontiers, or:
EU flag New Frontiers in Music Information Processing

MIP-Frontiers is a generously funded European Union Innovative Training Network running from 2018 to 2022, involving Queen Mary University of London, Pompeu Fabra University, Télécom ParisTech, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Sony Computer Science Laboratory, DoReMIR Music Research, and Roli Ltd, plus 9 partner organisations.
Open Positions

We are currently recruiting 15 PhD students to work on this project starting in Autumn 2018. Each student will work in one of the MIP-Frontiers projects described on the application web site: mip-frontiers.cp.jku.at.

The MSCA programme offers a competitive salary and attractive working conditions, in accordance with the MSCA regulations for early stage researchers.

You will be enrolled in the PhD programme of one of Europe’s leading Music Information Processing labs, and have the opportunity to learn from a consortium of leading academic and industrial researchers. In addition to the individual scientific projects, all ESRs will benefit from further continuing education, which includes secondment to industry or a cultural institution, a variety of training courses for specific and transferable skills, and active participation in workshops and international conferences.

Successful candidates will be offered a 36 month full-time employment contract with monthly salary (average, before statutory deductions) of €3259 (Austria); €3452 (France); €3035 (Spain); €3473 (Sweden); €3741 (UK); plus an additional mobility allowance (€600 per month, unconditional), and an additional family allowance (€500 per month, if applicable).
Eligibility criteria

The following eligibility criteria apply for these positions:

Mobility: To be eligible for a position, you must not have resided in the same country as the host institution for more than 12 months over the three years leading up to the start date of the position, excluding holidays and (refugee status) asylum application.

Early Stage Researcher: An Early Stage Researcher (ESR) shall at the time of recruitment by the host organisation, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.

Note that applicants will also be required to successfully complete the relevant university’s application process.
How to Apply

See the MIP-Frontiers application web site: mip-frontiers.cp.jku.at for full details of the project and application process. Applications close on 15 April 2018.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowsa-Curie grant agreement No. 765068.


Prof Simon Dixon

MIP-Frontiers Coordinator

Simon Dixon

Centre for Digital Music

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Queen Mary University of London

Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK