15/04/2019
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Early Stage Researcher (ESR) m/f/x in Room Acoustics

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Müller-BBM
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Communication sciences
    Engineering
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    14/05/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Planegg
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/07/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    812719

The VRACE (Virtual Reality Audio for Cyber Environments) deals with analysis, modelling and reconstruction of dynamic 3-dimensional soundscapes for applications in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The ESRs participate in a PhD program and receive an international PhD training for excellence organized by 9 cooperating Universities and their industrial partners, such as Siemens, Müller-BBM, Sennheiser and Facebook Reality Labs. General information about VRACE can be found on the consortium website: http://vrace-etn.eu/.

Müller-BBM is one of the leading companies for consultancy, expertise, measurements and planning for buildings, environment and technology. Müller-BBM´s room acoustic group provides support for the realization, of cultural buildings like concert halls, opera houses or multi-purpose venues.

Within the VRACE project we are seeking an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) m/f/x for a duration of 36 months to join the Room Acoustics Group at Müller-BBM working on
 
“Improved Prediction and Evaluation of the Acoustic Fingerprint in Rooms”
 
The research activities will mainly be carried out at Müller-BBM located in Planegg near Munich, Germany, combined with research visits and/or short-term secondments to other members of the network.

Benefits

  • Practical and close insight in concert hall and opera house design as well as measurement and simulation techniques
  • Opportunity to perform most applicable research works
  • Undertake multidisciplinary training and research programme at conferences and individually organized workshops in the EU and US within the VRACE project
  • Opportunity to include doctoral studies in collaboration with e.g. Detmold University of Music
  • Salary according to EU regulations of approx. € 2.600.00 living allowance + € 600.00 mobility allowance monthly. For fellows who have family at the time of recruitment a family allowance at a monthly rate of € 500.00 is granted. Allowances are before employee deductions (contributions to social security, pension, individual taxation, etc).
  • Funding for participation to courses, workshops, international conferences etc. will in addition be covered within the VRACE project

 

 

 

Eligibility criteria

The applicant shall at the time of recruitment be in the first four years of his/her research career and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. This is measured from the date when the applicant obtained the degree, which would formally entitle him/her to register as PhD candidate.

The applicant may be of any nationality.

However, the applicant must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in the country of the host institute for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment.

Selection process

Please send the following application documents to personal.mbbm-gmbh@mbbm.com

  1. Motivation letter
  2. CV
  3. Study record, including the MSc / MA / Diploma degree certificate
  4. Confirmation that EU eligibility criteria might apply

For informal enquiries regarding the position please contact Dr. Eckard Mommertz (Eckard.Mommertz@mbbm.com).

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply; the VRACE network strives to improve gender balance in research.

Application period is effective from April 15th 2019. The evaluation process of the applications will start from May 15th 2019. The starting date is flexible between July 1st and September 1st 2019.

Additional comments

Please be aware that - in accordance with the VRACE Grant Agreement and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - your CV may be shared with the named beneficiaries within the consortium, as part of the application review process.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
    Physics: Master Degree or equivalent
    Communication sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

 

  • M. Sc., Diploma or equivalent in engineering, physics, communication science or similar
  • Basic knowledge in room acoustics, psychoacoustics, audio signal processing and/or practical musical background is an advantage.
  • Experience in FEM/BEM methods as well as programming skills (e.g. C/C++, Python) are essential for this Research
  • Candidates must be fluent in spoken and written English
  • Team work capability and communication skills are prerequisites
  • Ability to travel within the project is assumed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Müller-BBM GmbH
Germany
Bavaria
Planegg
82152
Robert-Koch-Straße 11

EURAXESS offer ID: 399966

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