Postdoc in birdsong analysis at Oxford (Max Little )


Subject: Postdoc in birdsong analysis at Oxford
From:    Max Little  <max.a.little@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Fri, 9 Nov 2012 14:24:39 -0500
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Postdoctoral James Martin Research Fellow to work on Biodiversity monitoring using smartphones: designing an acoustic system for birdsong analysis Fixed term for 3 years Grade 7: 29,249 - 35,938 Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford & Department of Engineering Sciences We have a vacancy for a three-year Biodiversity Institute James Martin Research Fellow to work as part of a team developing a system to undertake biodiversity monitoring using smartphone technologies. Specifically this project aims to integrate smartphone technologies with developments in bioacoustics, information engineering and citizen-science to create a prototype system to collect and recognise biodiversity sound data for UK birds. The successful applicant will have a PhD in highly numerate discipline with application to biological sciences (e.g. computational modelling of biological phenomena); experience of research at the interface between physical and biological sciences; experience of data collection, compilation and analysis; proven skills in writing and publishing papers in leading scientific journals; demonstrated ability to work independently and excellent organisational and communication skills. An interest in bird identification and familiarity with cloud and mobile networks is also desirable. Please contact Prof. Stephen Roberts (sjrob@xxxxxxxx) for more details. -- Max Little (www.maxlittle.net) Wellcome Trust/MIT Fellow, MIT Media Lab (hd.media.mit.edu/) TED Fellow (fellows.ted.com/profiles/max-little) Senior Research Associate, Oxford University Systems Group (www.physics.ox.ac.uk/systems) Room E15-390, 20 Ames Street Cambridge, MA 01239, USA US +1-617-230-3081/+1-617-715-4729 UK +44-758-2400028 Skype dr.max.little


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