Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/288

Applications are invited for a position of Project Associate the project entitled, " Automatic Speech Recognition for Subtitling.", funded by the Prasar Bharati, India’s Public Service Broadcaster.

About the Project: -

In this project, we focus on audio-based content retrieval, where the query is an audio or text, and the search content is in audio. We will be developing state-of-the-art technologies using deep learning methods for various tasks such as

  • Audio Event Detection
  • Acoustic Scene Classification
  • Few shot learning

The responsibilities for the said role include:

  • Developing state-of-the-art retrieval systems
  • Supervising the data annotation team and developing/selecting tools they will need for annotation and validation of data
  • Publishing research papers in top conferences and journals
  • Writing technical reports
  • Working with Prasar Bharati team for seamless deployment of the system

Job Description: -

Project No: - Automatic Speech Recognition for Subtitling

Post: - Project Associate

No. of Posts: - 02

Salary Range: - INR 18000-1500-45000

Essential Qualification:

  • B.Tech or MSc or BSc + MCA.

Desired Qualification:

  • B.Tech or MSc or BSc + MCA.
  • Working experience with
    • deep learning platforms such as Tensorflow and Pytorch,
    • Python, C++ and Linux environment
  • Experience with handling large datasets
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, strong work ethic, organizational skills and close attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve problems independently and work well as part of a team.

Instructions to Apply: -

Application should be sent to the following address or alternatively can be sent via email at The application should contain detailed resume having details about the qualifications and experience clearly mentioned, and 2 references.

The post is for the duration of 1 year with a possibility of extension. The last date for sending the application is 28th December 2021

Short-listed applicants will be informed for further process. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be informed or called for the interview.

No TA/DA will be paid for the interview.

Dr.Vipul Arora
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur 208016