Junior research position open

Junior research position open


The MTG is looking to hire one junior researcher to start as soon as possible.

This position will involve working at MTG-UPF in Barcelona to develop signal processing and machine learning algorithms for automatic identification and semantic annotation of music audio in the context of live music concerts in collaboration with Flits.

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Master degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or or equivalent,  with 2+ years of practical experience
  • Experience in design and development of music audio signal analysis, processing, and classification algorithms
  • Proficiency in software development using C++, Python, and Git
  • Experience in Linux, including scripting
  • Ability to work and deliver autonomously while being a part of a team

Preferred skills/experience:

  • Master degree in Sound and Music Computing, Music Technology or related field
  • Experience developing audio signal processing algorithms in an industrial context
  • Experience using Essentia or similar audio analysis software
  • Being passionate about writing clean code

ABOUT MTG-UPF: The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, part of its Department of Information and Communication Technologies, carries out research on topics such as audio signal processing, music information retrieval, musical interfaces, and computational musicology. The MTG wants to contribute to the improvement of the information and communication technologies related to sound and music, carrying out competitive research at the international level and at the same time transferring its results to society. To that goal, the MTG aims at finding a balance between basic and applied research while promoting interdisciplinary approaches that incorporate knowledge and methodologies from both scientific/technological and humanistic/artistic disciplines. For more information on MTG-UPF please visit

HOW TO APPLY?  Interested people should send a resume as well as an introduction letter to [email protected].