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2 Fully Funded PhD Positions in Dialog

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Country of Position: 
Contact Name: 
Prof. Milica Gasic
Subject Area: 
Speech and Language Processing
Machine Learning for Signal Processing
Start Date: 
October 01, 2019
Expiration Date: 
June 01, 2019
Position Description: 

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented students to join our
growing international research team at Heinrich Heine University

** Apply by 1st June 2019 **

These PhD positions are fully funded by Prof. Milica Gasic' ERC Staring
Grant project DYMO.  They come with a competitive salary (pay grade
EG13) and no teaching duties.

The goal of the project is to develop the next generation of statistical
dialog systems that are dynamically extensible in terms of their
knowledge, management and generation. The project also involves building
realistic user models and sophisticated reward mechanisms based on
cutting edge machine learning and NLP methods.

The candidate must hold a Masters degree in Computer Science,
Mathematics,  Engineering or a related field. Excellent programming
skills are essential.
An ideal candidate would have some experience with NLP and Machine

The candidate should be fluent in English.  Knowledge of German is not

Düsseldorf is a very cosmopolitan city. It is the capital of the largest
German state, nicely positioned on the Rhein river, with a beautiful old
town as well as many other nice newly built quarters.  Düsseldorf
airport is the third largest in Germany and it's only 10min away from
the city centre.

To apply please send your CV and a brief cover letter to Prof. Milica Gasic at gasic@uni-duesseldorf.de. For any questions please contact Prof. Milica Gasic.

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