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Lecturer in Sound and Music Processing, Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London

Dear List, (Apologies for cross-posting.) Please feel free to foward this to people who might be interested. Best wishes, Mark


  Queen Mary University of London

  School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

  Lecturer in Sound and Music Processing

The Centre for Digital Music (C4DM), based within the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), is looking to appoint a full time, permanent member of academic staff in the area of Sound and Music Processing.  

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a strong background in at least one of the C4DM's current activities, for example areas such as music information retrieval, rhythm analysis, music ontologies, semantic systems for musicology and music archives, and DSP of music and audio.  Future research areas are expected to be in the science, engineering and technology of sound.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses such as Machine Learning and Music & Speech Processing as well as undertaking appropriate administrative duties.  

Applicants should have a Postgraduate degree or a relevant professional qualification (or equivalent professional experience). Evidence of ongoing high level research activity and the ability to contribute (individually or collaboratively) to grant funding applications is essential.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an ability to effectively organise their time between research, teaching and administration.
It is preferable that the successful candidate is in post by 1st September 2011, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The salary for this post will be in the range of GBP 37,669 - GBP 46,938 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 Professor Mark Plumbley at mark.plumbley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or by phone: +44 (0)20 7882 7518.

Information about the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science is available at http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/.  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=2357)

To apply for this position, please email a completed application form and CV to Ms Julie Macdonald at applications@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx quoting reference number 11125/CA.  Postal applications should be sent to Ms Julie Macdonald, School of EECS, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

The deadline for applications is midday on 10th June 2011.  Applications received after this time may not be considered. *Please note that applications will be rejected if they do not include a completed QMUL application form.*  Interviews will be held in June 2011.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

Prof Mark D Plumbley
Director, Centre for Digital Music
School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
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