[Elsnet-list] INESC-ID Open Positions

Isabel Trancoso isabel.trancoso at inesc-id.pt
Mon Jun 25 13:57:39 CEST 2012


> NESC-ID Open Positions
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> INESC-ID invites applications for researchers, starting 2012. We are interested in PhD researchers, fluent in English and with autonomous research abilities. We expect that the candidate develop scientific research in the topics described below.
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> The Institution
> Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID) is one of the most dynamic research institutes in Portugal in the areas of communication and information technologies. The activity of INESC-ID is focused on the following area: Interactive Intelligent Systems  (http://www.inesc-id.pt).
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> Job Description
> Successful candidates will be integrated in an existing research group at INESC-ID and will conduct research focusing on:
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> ·         Development and evaluation of human-systems,
> ·         Natural language understanding,
> ·         Agents,
> ·         Graphical modeling and visualization and robot relations.
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> By addressing the creation of intelligent and affective relations with machines, together with intelligent visualization and virtual environments, the candidate will develop techniques that will advance the state of the art in building dialogue, multi-modal interaction and affective relations with machines.
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> The work will be carried out in one of the three groups: Spoken Language Systems, Intelligent Agents and Synthetic Characters or Visualization and Multi-modal Interactions.
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> The position holder is expected to develop scientific research preferably within these topics, and will be encouraged to start their own projects in coordination with colleagues. Excellent candidates in related areas are also strongly encouraged to apply.
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> Qualifications Required
> Applicants should hold a PhD, be fluent in English and show evidence of autonomous research abilities. They should be willing to work in a team and also have a strong publication record. The successful candidate should propose an innovative research project with relevance for the         research area where she/he will be integrated.
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> Contract Conditions
> INESC-ID is an equal opportunity employer that implements the principle of equal treatment and training irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in employment. The contract corresponds to a salary of a Research Assistant Professor in Portugal. Successful applicants will be in post from August 2012.
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> Application Deadline
> July 15th 2012
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> Application details
> INESC-ID invites eligible individuals to submit their expressions of interest, which must include an application letter, a detailed CV, a 1-page outline of a proposed research program, and is highly recommended to include reference letters.
> All documents should be sent by email to applications at inesc-id.pt and/or snail mail to: Direcção INESC-ID, R. Alves Redol, 9, 1000-029 Lisboa, Portugal.
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