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Thursday, September 10, 2020 by Chris Wellekens

6-9 (2020-04-22) 3 research associate positions at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

The Interaction Lab at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, seeks to fill 3 research associate positions in Conversational AI and NLP within the following research areas:

1. Response Generation for Conversational AI
2. Abuse Detection and Mitigation for Conversational Agents
3. Controllable Response Generation
Closing date: 1st June
Start date: 1st September 2020 (negotiable)
Salary range: £26,715 - £30,942 (Grade 6 without PhD degree) or £32,817 - £40,322 (Grade 7 with PhD degree)
The positions are associated with the EPSRC-funded projects 'Designing Conversational Assistants to Reduce Gender Bias' (positions 1&2) and 'AISEC: AI Secure and Explainable by Construction? (position 3), which are both in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and other academic and industrial partners, including the University of Glasgow, the University of Strathclyde, the Scottish Government, NEC Labs Europe, Huggingface, and the BBC.

For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Verena Rieser <>.
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