[Elsnet-list] Marie Curie Excellence Fellowships

Giuseppe Riccardi riccardi at dit.unitn.it
Tue Oct 2 18:24:14 CEST 2007

The Adaptive Multimodal Information and Interface  Research Lab at
University of Trento (Italy) has been awarded the prestigious Marie Curie
Excellence Grant and has openings for two junior Marie Curie Fellowships in
the following research areas:



            Automatic Speech Recognition 


            Natural Language Processing     


            Machine Learning                      


            Multimodal/Spoken Dialog         


The Adaptive Multimodal Interface research lab pursues excellence research
in next-generation interfaces for human-machine and human-human
communication. The research positions will be funded by the Marie Curie
Excellence grant awarded by the European Commission for  cutting edge and
interdisciplinary research.

The candidates for the research fellowships should have background in
speech, natural language processing or machine learning. The successful
applicants should have EE or CS degree with strong academic records. 

The students will be part of an interdisciplinary research team working on
speech recognition, language understanding, spoken dialog, machine learning
and adaptive user interfaces. Deadline for application submission is
November 1, 2007.

The  applicants should be fluent in English. The Italian language competence
is optional and applicants are encouraged to acquire this skill on the job.
The applicants should have good programming skills in most of the following
C++/Java/JavaScript/Perl/Python. Salaries are competitive and depending on
qualifications.  Relocation package might be available depending on

University of Trento is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants
should send their CV along  with their statement of research interest and
three reference letters to:



                                                          Prof. Ing.
Giuseppe Riccardi

riccardi at dit.unitn.it






About University of Trento and Information and Communication Technology
Department (DIT)


The University of Trento is constantly ranked as premiere Italian graduate
university institution 

(see www.dit.unitn.it). 


DIT Department 

  -DIT 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. 

  -DIT aims at exploiting the complementary experiences present in the
various research areas in order to 

   develop innovative methods and technologies, applications and advanced

  -English is the official language.





Prof. Ing. Giuseppe Riccardi

Marie Curie Excellence Leader

Department of Information and Communication Technology

University of Trento 

Room D11, via Sommarive 14

38050 Povo di Trento, Italy

tel  : +39-0461 882087 

       +39-0461 883994

email: riccardi at dit.unitn.it


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