[Elsnet-list] Research Positions within the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 62

Wolfgang Minker wolfgang.minker at uni-ulm.de
Thu Nov 27 11:20:50 CET 2008


* Research Positions within the Transregional Collaborative Research
Centre SFB/TRR 62 "Companion-Technology for Cognitive Technical
Systems" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) *

Dialogue Systems Group
Institute of Information Technology
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Ulm University, Germany

The Dialogue Systems Group (www.dialogue-systems.de) in the Faculty of
Engineering and Computer Sciences, Ulm University is seeking several
Researchers at Diploma/MSc level to work on flexible and adaptive
spoken language dialogue modelling for cognitive technical
systems. Such next generation interactive and perceptive systems
account for individuality, adaptiveness, availability,
co-operativeness and trust.

The work will be integrated into the recently created Transregional
Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 62 "Companion-Technology for
Cognitive Technical Systems" funded by the German Research Foundation
(DFG). This intersdisciplinary centre is coordinated by Ulm
University, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg and the
Leibniz-Institut für Neurobiologie Magdeburg.

Perspective of the announced positions: 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 appointments (0,5 TVL) have a fixed duration of a maximum of 36
months and is expected to start early 2009.

Candidates should send their application by January 18, 2009
electronically to wolfgang.minker at uni-ulm.de. The application should
include a short resume, the names of two referees and a transcript of
records with the results of exams relevant to the 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:   +49 731 502 6259
http://it.e-technik.uni-ulm.de/World/Research.DS/










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