2012 Research PhD Fellowship Openings

The Signals and Interactive Systems Lab is looking for top-candidates to enroll in the International ICT school at University of Trento, Italy

PhD candidates are invited to apply with interest in the following areas:

  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Language Understanding (Speech/Multimodal)
  • Dialog Modeling (Speech/Multimodal )
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning

with applications to areas such as Mobile Interactive Agents, Question Answering Systems, Speech/Text Mining, Statistical Machine Translation, Behavioral Signal Understanding and Crowd Computing.

The SIS Lab research is driven by interdisciplinary approach to the analysis and interpretation of diverse signals ( e.g. speech, text, biosignals, multimodal ) to support human-human and human-machine interaction. The SIS Lab has state-of-the-art technology infrastructure and collaborations with premiere national, international research centers and industry research labs. The successful candidates will be conducting research on one research topic as well as contributing to lab-wide research projects.

For more info on some of the research projects visit the lab website: http://sisl.disi.unitn.it.

The official language of the PhD school and department is English.

SALARIES

Salary for PhD research fellowships is in the range of 12K-14K/year. Research fellowship salaries may benefit from tax exemptions. For more info check http://ict.unitn.it/ .

DEADLINES:

PhD Fellowships: January 31 , 2012

Background in at least one of the posted research areas is required. All applicants should have very good programming and math skills and used to project team work.

HOW TO APPLY:

Background in at least one of the posted research areas is required. All applicants should have good very programming and math skills and used to project team work. Interested applicants should send their 1) CV along with 2) their statement of research interest and 3) have three reference letters sent to:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Giuseppe Riccardi

Email: sisl-jobs@disi.unitn.it

For more info:

Lab web page: http://sisl.disi.unitn.it/

PhD School : http://ict.unitn.it/

Department : http://disi.unitn.it/

 

University of Trento

The University of Trento (ww.unitn.it) is constantly ranked as premiere Italian graduate university institution.

University of Trento is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Information Engineering and Computer Science Department (DISI)

DISI has a strong focus on Interdisciplinarity with professors from different faculties of the University (Physical Science, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Social Science, Cognitive Science, Computer Science) with international background. DISI aims at exploiting the complementary experiences present in the various research areas in order to develop innovative methods and technologies, applications and advanced services.

 

 

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