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Job Type: Scientific Job Announcements

Research engineer (m/f/x)

Speech signal processing for voice quality characterisation
Medical University of Vienna
Closing Date


The Medical University of Vienna (MUV), Austria, seeks to fill a position of a research engineer within the project “Objective differentiation of dysphonic voice quality types”. The work will be conducted at the Division of Phoniatrics-Logopedics within the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the MUV.

The workgroup hosting the project ( is interested in the assessment of voice parameters relevant to the medical diagnosis and clinical care of voice disorders. High-speed videos of the vocal folds are recorded and analysed in parallel with microphone signals. Mandatory skills of the candidate are very good IT- and programming skills (for example MATLAB, or Python, object-oriented programming, software engineering, version control, SQL, XML), good knowledge of English, good communication skills, and excellent analytical thinking.

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) budgets for doctoral candidates a gross salary of currently 2.205,60 Euro per month, but freelancing contracts may also may be negotiated. Application documents should be submitted to philipp.aichinger(at)


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Name: Philipp Aichinger

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