Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2022/122

Applications are invited for a position of Research 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: - PB /EE /2021128C

Post: - Research Associate

No. of Posts: - 01

Salary Range: - Rs. 40000/-

Essential Qualification: 

  • M. Tech or B. tech with MBA or BTech+ 3 years relevant experience

Desired Qualification: 

  • M. Tech
  • Should have Proven/ Prior Experience/ Skill sets as below:
  • Experience with TensorFlow
  • Languages: Python, C++
  • Databases: MySQL
  • Frameworks: TensorFlow/Pytorch
  • Experience with speech processing frameworks (e.g., Deep Speech)
  • 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.

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 5th June 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 interview. 

No TA/DA will be paid for the interview.


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