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Software Developer: Audio and Digital Music

Dear List,

[Apologies for cross-posting. Please feel free to redistribute to any colleagues who may be interested. Best wishes, Mark Plumbley]


      Software Developer:  Audio and Digital Music

                Centre for Digital Music 

            Queen Mary, University of London
  School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

The Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at Queen Mary, University of London, is seeking an  experienced Software Developer with a background and knowledge in Audio and Digital  Music, to work on a new EPSRC-funded project "Sustainable Software for Digital Music  and Audio Research". The aim of this project is to provide a Service to support the  development and use of software, data and metadata to enable high quality research in  the Audio and Digital Music research community.

The postholder will undertake a range of software development activities in this  project, including: developing cross-platform robust engineered software from research  prototype software; tailoring or adapting existing research software to make it usable  by other researchers; creating and maintaining software and data repositories;  providing documentation, training and advice on the use of developed software; and  engagement and outreach to the research community and beyond.

The C4DM, part of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, is a  world-leading multidisciplinary research group in the field of Digital Music & Audio  Technology. C4DM already develops robust software and technologies for music and audio  research, including Sonic Visualiser (SV), a popular open source cross-platform  framework for analysis of music and audio. Details about the School can be found at  www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk and about the Centre for Digital Music at  www.elec.qmul.ac.uk/digitalmusic 

The post is full time and for 40 months (starting in July 2010 or as soon as possible  thereafter). Starting salary will be in the range £27,913 - £33,659 per annum  inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary  pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in  accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this  may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based  Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Principal Investigator, Prof Mark  Plumbley at mark.plumbley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

Further details and an application form can be found at: www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies  (http://webapps.qmul.ac.uk/hr/vacancies/jobs.php?id=1815)

To apply for the Software Developer position, please email the following documents to  Ms Julie Macdonald at applications@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx: Completed application form quoting  10212/CE; a CV listing any publications and a statement describing your previous  software development experience, outlining the relevance to this project.  Postal  applications should be sent to Ms Julie Macdonald, School of EECS, Queen Mary  University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 25 June 2010. Interviews are expected  to be held on 7 July 2010.

If you have not heard from us by 12 July 2010 then you should assume that you have not  been shortlisted on this occasion.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


Prof Mark D Plumbley
Electronic Engineering & Computer Science (Eng Bldg)
Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7518
Fax: +44 (0)20 7882 7997
Email: mark.plumbley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx