Junior Research Fellow Position funded by SERB in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

NIT Meghalaya

Meghalaya, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹31k+ (monthly)

Full time

Sep 15

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Recruitment of one position of Junior Research Fellow to work on a Research Project funded by Science…

Recruitment of one position of Junior Research Fellow to work on a Research Project funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India, undertaken in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT-Meghalaya through online Walk-in interview on 05-10-2021 from 10:00 am onwards.


  1. Name of the Temporary positions: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) leads to PhD
  2. Number of positions: 01 (One)
  3. Name of the Research Project:"Masking of interfering sounds in a crowded environment for hearing aid applications "
  4. Name of the Sponsoring Agency:Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), GOI, Reference No.EEQ/2018/001338
  5. Duration of the Project: 06 months or end of the project duration. The extension of engagement will be solely based on the performance of the candidate. During this extension, the candidate may be allowed to register for PhD under this work based on the eligibility as per the institute norms.
  6. Job Description: This work involves development of algorithm for increasing of speech intelligibility for hearing-impaired listeners in the presence of competingsounds.Identification of various features those distinguish interfering sounds from the target speech. Development of deep neural network (DNN) based algorithm to address this problem. A deep neural network is trained to estimate the mask for a target talker in the presence of competing sounds based on auditory processing model.
  7. Salary :Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/-per month with GATE qualification (Rs. 25,000/- per month without GATE qualification).
  8. Accommodation: Bachelor accommodation in the Institution hostels
  9. Essential Qualifications and experience: B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech in Electronics and Communication or equivalent degree to perform requisite simulation and experimental work.
  10. Desirable Qualifications/ Experiences: The candidate with sound knowledge in Signal Processing, Probability Theory and Linear Algebra is preferred. ProgramingskillsinC++/MATLAB/PYTHON will be given added preference.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Candidate must email the scanned copies of self attested documents to the following email ID:  chvramarao@nitm.ac.in on or before 04-10-2021 by 5 PM.
  2. The selected candidate should join within a week from the date of intimation of selection and all original documents should also be submitted for verification.
  3. For any clarifications


Dr. Ch. V. Rama Rao

Principle Investigator (SERB, DST Sponsored project)

Assistant Professor, Department of ECE

NIT Meghalaya, Email: chvramarao@nitm.ac.in

Mobile: 9485177069 

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