Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2022/273

Applications are invited for a position of Research Associate for 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 automatic speech recognition for various low-resource languages. We will be developing state-of-the-art technologies using deep learning methods for various tasks such as

Transfer Learning

Active Learning

Job Description: -

The responsibilities for the said role included

  • Developing state-of-the-art speech recognition 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

Project No: - PB /EE /2021128C

Post: - Research Associate

No. of Posts: - 01

Salary: - Based on the qualification and experience or max. 40000/-

Essential Qualification: M. Tech or BTech + 2 years relevant experience (Computer Science and Engineering or Information Technology or Electrical Engineering or Relevant branches)

Desired Qualification: M. Tech

Should have Proven/ Prior Experience/ Skill sets as below:

  • Languages: Python, C++
  • Frameworks: TensorFlow/Pytorch, Kaldi
  • Experience with speech processing frameworks (e.g., Deep Speech, Transformers, wav2vec)
  • Experience with handling large datasets that leads to a large scale high-impact project
  • 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
  • Ready to join immediately.

Instructions to Apply: -

To apply for the post, please click here Apply Online

The post is for the duration of 1 year with a possibility of extension. The last date for sending the application is 30th November 2022. 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 online interview.

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