2017 Internships and PhD Research Fellowships

The Signals and Interactive Systems Lab (University of Trento, Italy) is looking for top-candidates for funded research internships and PhD research fellowships.

Candidates should have background at least in one of the following areas:

- Biomedical Signal Processing
- Speech Processing
- Natural Language Understanding
- Dialog Modeling and Systems
- Machine Learning

Candidates will be working on research domains such as Conversational Agents, Intelligent Systems, Speech/Text Document Mining and Summarization, Human Behavior Understanding, Crowd Computing and ICT applications to teaching and learning.

A sample of the projects students will be working on are:

- Language Understanding Systems for massive amount of human language data:
htto://www.sensei-conversation.eu

- Latest challenge on Artificial Intelligence SIS Lab has been selected for:
http://sisl.disi.unitn.it/university-of-trento-is-selected-by-amazon-for-the-alexa-challenge/

- Designing AI personal agents for healthcare domain and applications:
http://sisl.disi.unitn.it/pha/

For more info on research and projects visit the lab website

Visit lab website at http://sisl.disi.unitn.it/

The SIS Lab research is driven by interdisciplinary approach to research, attracting researchers from  disciplines such as Digital Signal Processing, Speech Processing, Computational Linguistics, Psychology, Neuroscience and Machine Learning.

The  official language ( research and teaching ) of the department is English.

 

FELLOWSHIP

Gross amount of the fellowships ( internship and PhD ) is approximately 1.600 Euro/month. Students may qualify for reduced campus lodging, transportation and cafeteria reduced rates.For more information about cost of living, campus, graduate education programs, please visit the graduate school website at http://ict.unitn.it/

 

DEADLINES

Immediate openings with start date as early as March 2017.  Open until filled.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Strict requirement is at least Master level degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computational Linguistics or similar or affine disciplines. Students with other background (Physics, Applied Math) may apply as well. Background in at least one of the posted research areas is required. All applicants should have good very programming, math skills and used to team work.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should send their

1) CV
2) ONLY For PhD applications, statement of research interest and
3) three reference letters sent to:
Email: sisl-jobs@disi.unitn.it

For more info:
Signals and Interactive Systems Lab: http://sisl.disi.unitn.it/
PhD School : http://ict.unitn.it/
Department : http://disi.unitn.it/

 

Information Engineering and Computer Science Department (DISI)

DISI has a strong focus on cross-disciplinarity 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, technologies and
applications.

 

University of Trento

The University of Trento is consistently ranked as premiere Italian university institution.

See http://www.unitn.it/en/node/1636/mid/2573

University of Trento is an equal opportunity employer.

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