FRAUNHOFER-INSTITUT FÜR INTEGRIERTE SCHALTUNGEN IIS
»AUDIO AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES« DIVISION OF FRAUNHOFER IIS IN ERLANGEN, GERMANY, IS LOOKING FOR A
You love creating great user experiences?
We have an immediate opening for you.
As a senior user experience researcher within the Audio and Media team, you will advocate for current and future users, while keeping business needs in mind. Furthermore, you will create a research program aimed to understand a range of user behaviors, like natural language interaction with machines, contextual awareness, and emotional responses. You will apply both quantitative and qualitative research to gain insights in what users want and need, and how we can create products that our users will love. You will work closely with a team of highly talented software developers, researchers, and engineers who appreciate user experience and want to build the best software products in the market. Moreover, you will communicate and coordinate activities with project partners and internal and external stakeholders.
What we offer you
The »Audio and Media Technologies« department develops world-class audio processing technology. Audio and Media Technologies at Fraunhofer IIS is one of the largest organizations in the world for audio and speech processing. Over 200 engineers and scientists develop first-rate audio technology which is sold world-wide, in Europe, USA, China, Korea and Japan. In the past 25 years, Fraunhofer IIS repeatedly won international competitions in the audio and media field: e.g. with mp3 and codecs of the AAC-family. You will be part of the Audio and Media team.
Employment, compensation and social benefits are provided in accordance with the German civil service collective bargaining agreement (TVöD).
This position is initially based on a two-year contract, either full-time or part-time.
Equally-qualified applicants with severe handicaps and disabilities will be given preference. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft places high value on being an equal opportunity employer.
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.
Have we piqued your interest? Then please send your application in PDF format, including a cover letter, resume and references, to Claudia Kestler-Böhm (firstname.lastname@example.org) and reference IIS-2017-99ap.
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