[Elsnet-list] German-Japanese Research Collaboration: Position in Spoken Dialogue Systems Research

Wolfgang Minker wolfgang.minker at uni-ulm.de
Tue Apr 28 08:53:33 CEST 2009


German-Japanese Research Collaboration: Position in Spoken Dialogue
Systems Research with the Perspective of a PhD Degree in Computer
Science or Engineering Sciences

Dialogue Systems Group - Institute of Information Technology
Ulm University (Germany)

and

Speech and Language Research Group
National Institute of Information and Communication Technology
Kyoto (Japan)

The Dialogue Systems Group (www.dialogue-systems.de) at Ulm University
(Germany) and the Speech and Language Research Group of the National
Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Kyoto (Japan) -
formally ATR Spoken Language Communication Laboratories - are jointly
seeking a Researcher at Diploma/MSc level to work in the area of
spoken language dialogue systems. A focus should be placed on dialogue
modelling for assistive human-computer interaction. The common joint
research activity will include research stays at the respective
institutes.

Perspective of the announced position: PhD Thesis in Engineering or
Computer Science.

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.  Language
skills in English are mandatory. Japanese and German language skills
would be helpful.

The appointment has a fixed duration of a maximum of 36 months.

Candidates should send their application electronically to
wolfgang.minker at uni-ulm.de and satoshi.nakamura at nict.go.jp . 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.

Applications are welcome until this position is filled.

-- 
Wolfgang Minker
Ulm University
Information Technology - Dialogue Systems
Albert-Einstein-Allee 43
D-89081 Ulm
Phone: +49 731 502 6254/-6251
Fax:   +49 731 501 226254
http://www.dialogue-systems.de/




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