[Elsnet-list] Position open: Research Assistant with perspective of a PhD degree

Wolfgang Minker wolfgang.minker at e-technik.uni-ulm.de
Mon Dec 20 16:36:19 CET 2004

Please advertise the following position:

Research Assistant with perspective of a PhD degree
Dialogue Systems Group
Department of Information Technology
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
University of Ulm, Germany

The Dialogue Systems Group in the Department of Engineering Sciences,
University of Ulm (http://it.e-technik.uni-ulm.de/World/Research.DS/),
is seeking a researcher, at MSc level to work on aspects of Spoken
Language Dialogue Modelling within the framework of the project
"Landesforschungsschwerpunkt Baden-Württemberg: The Computer as a
Dialogue Partner - Perception and Interaction in Multi-User

The position involves the following fields: Developing parsing methods
for understanding unconstrained user utterances; Modelling situation-
and application-specific MCI; Interaction control through dialogic and
visual methods; Evaluation and test.

Perspective: PhD Thesis.

Requirements: Good programming skills in VoiceXML, Java, JavaScript
and experience with Unix/Linux are highly desirable; expertise in
speech and dialogue technologies would also be appreciated.

The appointment has an initial fixed duration of up to 24 months, with
opportunities for continuation, and is expected to start on March 1,

Candidates should send their application by January 31, 2005
electronically to wolfgang.minker at e-technik.uni-ulm.de. The
application should include a short resume and a transcript of records
with the results of exams relevant to the Diploma/MSc Degree. A
pdf-version of the Diploma/MSc Thesis may also be included.

Wolfgang Minker
University of Ulm
Department of Information Technology
Albert-Einstein-Allee 43
D-89081 Ulm
Phone: +49 731 502 6254/-6251
Fax:   +49 691 330 3925516

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