The AudioLab (audiolab.york.ac.uk) at the School of Physics, Engineering and Technology, University of York is looking for a talented research trainee to join the EPSRC funded SAFFIRE (Scalable Audio Frameworks For Immersive Realtime Experiences) project. The project is a collaboration with BBC Research & Development, and will develop the next generation scalable immersive and interactive networked performance experience for the Metaverse. This project will deliver a novel framework where performers at remote locations can come together in a shared virtual performance space, and members of the public can interact and engage in the experience utilising 5G technology. The project will showcase the BBC Singers at their former home of the world famous BBC Maida Vale studios – a venue of significant musical heritage.
The position is of 8 months duration. The candidate is required to have strong background knowledge in spatial audio, listening test design and implementation and good coding skills. They will conduct a programme of research to fulfil deliverables on the project, including acoustic measurement, listening tests and software testing and debugging. The project requires the candidate to be present at York to conduct experimental work.
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Interview date: 13 October 2023
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