We invite applications for two PhD student/Postdoc positions in Spoken Dialogue Systems / Conversational AI.
The position is to be established in the group "Natural Language Generation and Dialogue Systems" (Prof. Stefan Ultes). The group’s research focusses on methods and technology to realise intelligent voice assistants and how to render the interaction with such systems as natural as possible. With the focus on the behaviour of the AI-system, machine learning techniques are the basis for the group’s research on reinforcement learning for natural dialogue interaction, entity-based dialogue modelling and neural language generation.
Candidates for this position should have a master's degree in computer science, computational linguistics, or a related discipline. Experience with machine learning including deep learning is desired. The research will be conducted in English.
Application deadline: January 15, 2023
Start date: Spring 2023 (start date flexible)
The initial duration of the position is 3 years (2 years Postdoc) with the potential for extension, the position is paid according to 100% TV-L E13, see also https://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/c/t/rechner/tv-l/west?id=tv-l-2023&matrix=12.
For more information and how to apply, check out the complete job description at https://www.uni-bamberg.de/en/ds/open-positions/.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Ultes
Chair of Natural Language Generation and Dialogue Systems
Faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences
Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg
Phone: +49 (0) 951 863 2900