2016 Openings ( Internships and PhD 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:

  • Signal Processing (Speech and/or BioSignals)
  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • 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.

Visit lab website at https://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.



Gross amount of the fellowships ( internship and PhD ) is circa 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  https://ict.unitn.it/



Immediate openings with start date as early as Jan 2016.  Open until filled.



Master level degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computational Linguistics or similar 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.



Interested applicants should send their

  1. CV
  2. For PhD applications, statement of research interest and
  3. three reference letters sent to:

Email: sislab@unitn.it

For more info:

Signals and Interactive Systems Lab : https://sisl.disi.unitn.it/

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

Department : https://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 ranked as premiere Italian university institution.
See https://www.unitn.it/en/node/1636/mid/2573

University of Trento is an equal opportunity employer.

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