|Saturday, February 11, 2012 by Chris Wellekens|
6-30 (2012-01-10) Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Position-Machine Translation at KIT Karlsruhe RFA
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is the result of the merger of the University of
Karlsruhe and the Research Center, Karlsruhe. It is a unique institution in Germany, which
combines the mission of a university with that of a large-scale research center of the
Helmholtz Association. With 8000 employees and an annual budget of EUR 650 million,
KIT is one of the largest research and education institutions worldwide.
Institute for Anthropomatics, Lehrstuhl Prof. Waibel several positions are to
Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Position
in the field of
with a salary according to
The responsibilities include basic research in the area of statistical machine translation, as
well as participation in
application targeted research projects in the area of multimodal
dialog centered Human-machine interaction. The candidate is expected to participate in
the design, development, and exploration of innovative methods, algorithms and
techniques to be successfully integrated in humanoid robots.
Within the framework of the
international center for advanced communication
, our center operates in three locations, Karlsruhe Institute of
Technology, Germany and at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley,
USA. This offers a first class research environment, working in advanced research
projects at two of the top computer science research universities in the US and Europe.
International joint and collaborative research
at and between our centers is common
and encouraged, and offers great international exposure and activity.
The focus of our research is to develop better communication and computing services that
take advantage of an understanding of the Human context and activities. One of our
current research interests is the field of simultaneous translation of lectures, video
conferencing, and monologues in general.
We seek qualified candidates with a M.S. or a Phd degree in Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, or related fields. The position offers the opportunity to work toward a Ph.D.
degree or toward the advancement of an academic career. A record of academic
achievements, relevant experience and knowledge in relevant areas, and excellent
programming skills are expected.
KIT is pursuing a gender equality policy. Women are therefore particularly encouraged to
apply. If equally qualified, handicapped applicants will be preferred.
Questions may be directed to E-Mail:
The application should be sent to Professor Alex Waibel, Institut für Anthropomatik,
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Postfach 6980, 76049 Karlsruhe, Germany
KIT – University of the State of Baden-Württemberg and National Laboratory of the Helmholtz Association.
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