[Elsnet-list] 2012 Research PhD Fellowships (Language/Interaction/Machine Learning)

Katalin Jaszkuti segreteria-prof-riccardi at disi.unitn.it
Tue Nov 29 16:02:18 CET 2011


The Signals and Interactive Systems Lab ( http://sisl.disi.unitn.it )
is looking for top-candidates to enroll in the  International ICT school
 ( http://ict.unitn.it ) at University of Trento (Italy).
 PhD candidates are invited to apply with interests in the following areas:

- Automatic Speech Recognition
- Language Understanding (Speech/Multimodal)
- Dialog Modeling (Speech/Multimodal )
- Natural Language Processing
- Machine Learning

with applications to areas such as Mobile Interactive Agents, Question
Answering Systems,
 Speech/Text Mining, Statistical Machine Translation, Behavioral Signal
Understanding
 and Social Computing.
The SIS Lab research is driven by interdisciplinary approach to the analysis
and 
interpretation of diverse signals ( e.g. speech, text, biosignals,
multimodal ) to
 support human-human and human-machine interaction. The SIS Lab has
state-of-the-art 
technology infrastructure and collaborations with premiere national,
international 
research centers and industry research labs. The successful candidates will
be 
conducting research on one research topic as well as contributing to
lab-wide research
 projects.
For more info on some of the research projects 
visit the lab  website: http://sisl.disi.unitn.it.
The  official language of the PhD school and Lab is English.

SALARIES

Salary for PhD research fellowships is in the range of 12K-14K/year. 
Research fellowship salaries may benefit from tax exemptions.  
For more info check http://ict.unitn.it/ .

DEADLINES:

PhD Fellowships: January 31 , 2012
Background in at least one of the posted research areas is required. All 
applicants should have very good programming and math skills and used to 
project team work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Background in at least one of the posted research areas is required. All
applicants should have good very programming and math skills and used to
project team work. Interested applicants should send their 1) CV along with
2)  their statement of research interest and 3) have  three reference
letters sent to:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Giuseppe Riccardi
Email: sisl-jobs at disi.unitn.it

For more info:
Lab web page: http://sisl.disi.unitn.it/
PhD School : http://ict.unitn.it/
Department : http://disi.unitn.it/


University of Trento
The University of Trento (ww.unitn.it) is constantly ranked as premiere
Italian graduate university institution.
University of Trento is an equal opportunity employer.

Information Engineering and Computer Science Department (DISI)
DISI 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. DISI aims at exploiting the complementary
experiences present in the various research areas in order to develop
innovative methods and technologies, applications and advanced services.








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