Research Assistant/Associate in Speech Processing
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
11d ago

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant / Associate to work with Prof. Mark Gales, ALTA Institute, Department of Engineering, on automatic systems to assess and give feedback on the spoken English of non-

native learners. The role will initially focus on non-native speech recognition working with challenging data from deployments "in the wild".

The post holder will help to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in research.

A first degree in a relevant discipline and a PhD degree (or about to be awarded PhD degree) in an area related to speech technology is required.

  • Expertise is sought in (one or more of) the following areas : machine learning; acoustic or language modelling for speech recognition;
  • spoken language assessment or assessment technology; non-native speech or language modelling. A good knowledge of speech tools such as HTK or Kaldi, and / or general deep-

    learning tools such as TensorFlow is expected.

    The post holder will be located in Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.

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