[Corpora-List] Post doctoral position in H2020 project

María Inés Torres manes.torres at ehu.eus
Mon Oct 1 17:33:09 CEST 2018

Dear colleagues,

I am wondering if you can distribute this announce to the the list

Best regards,

Professor M. Inés Torres Coordinator of H2020 EMPATHIC project www.empathic-project.eu

Speech Interactive Research Group Depto.Electricidad y Electronica Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU Sarriena s/n , 48940 Leioa. SPAIN


Post Doctoral Position H2020 EMPATHIC project (http://www.empathic-project.eu) SPIN research group Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU (Spain) Deadline for application October 11th

The EMPATHIC Research & Innovation project will research, innovate and validate new paradigms, laying the foundation for future generations of Personalized Virtual Coaches to help elderly people to live independently.

The wellness coaching advice will promote healthy habits and behavior, by challenging each user to transform their personal goals and needs into actions. The EMPATHIC Virtual Coach (EMPATHIC-VC) will engage the healthy-senior user and reach pre-set benefits, measured through project-defined metrics, to enhance well-being through awareness of personal physical status, by improving diet and nutritional habits, by developing more physical exercise and by social activity

One of the Scientific Goals of the Project is to detect the individual’s emotional and health status of the person during the interaction with the EMPATHIC-VC. In particular it will use emotional information from eyes, face, speech and language to deliver a hypothesis of the user emotional status to assist decisions.

Job Description:

The candidate will participate in the EMPATHIC project, which is coordinated by the UPV/EHU, to carry out:

Research and development work in areas related to multimodal affective computing, mainly in emotion detection from speech and language. Collaborative work in the project management tasks. Collaborative work in corpus acquisition and annotation.

Requirements and qualifications:

The candidates must have:

.- A PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence or related domain within the ICT. .- A good level in English language.

Valuable Skills

The ideal candidate would have experience in:

.- Affective computing and Speech Technologies .- Neural Networks and other machine learning techniques .- Software development in C, Perl, Python and toolkits related to speech technologies .- Project participation and publications in the area of research .- Very good written and spoken communication skiills in English .- Basque knowledge is a plus.

Details of the Contract:

Length: 24 months November 2018 - October 2020 Place: Speech Interaction research Group, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, SPAIN Deadline for application: October 11th Position Call and Application forms (in Spanish): https://www.ehu.eus/es/web/iip/-/conv_pers_doctor_invest_01_10_2018

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