ISCA - International Speech
Communication Association

ISCApad Archive  »  2012  »  ISCApad #172  »  Jobs  »  (2012-06-15) INESC-ID Open Positions, Lisbon Partugal

ISCApad #172

Sunday, October 07, 2012 by Chris Wellekens

6-20 (2012-06-15) INESC-ID Open Positions, Lisbon Partugal

INESC-ID Open Positions
    INESC-ID invites applications for researchers, starting 2012. We are     interested in PhD researchers, fluent in English and with autonomous     research abilities. We expect that the candidate develop scientific     research in the topics described below.

The    Institution

Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e  Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID) is one of the         most dynamic research institutes in Portugal in the areas of communication and information technologies. The activity of INESC-ID is focused on the following  area: Interactive Intelligent Systems  (



Job           Description

Successful candidates will be integrated in an existing research group at INESC-ID and will conduct research  focusing on:


  •           Development    and evaluation of human-systems,
  •           Natural  language understanding,
  •           Agents,
  •           Graphical modeling and visualization and robot relations.


By addressing the  creation of intelligent and  affective relations with machines, together with intelligent  visualization and         virtual environments, the candidate will develop techniques that  will advance  the state of the art in building dialogue, multi-modal  interaction and  affective relations with machines.


The work will be  carried out in one of the  three groups: Spoken Language Systems, Intelligent Agents and  Synthetic         Characters or Visualization and Multi-modal Interactions.




The position holder is expected to develop scientific research preferably within these topics, and will be encouraged to start their own projects in coordination with colleagues. Excellent candidates in related areas are also strongly encouraged to apply.


Qualifications Required          

Applicants should  hold a PhD, be fluent in  English and show evidence of autonomous research abilities. The  should be         willing to work in a team and also have a strong publication  record. The successful  candidate should propose an innovative research project with relevance for the  research area where she/he will be integrated.


Contract   Conditions

INESC-ID is an  equal opportunity employer that implements the principle of equal treatment and training  irrespective of         religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in  employment. The contract corresponds to a salary of a Research Assitant  Professor in Portugal.   Successful applicants will be in post from August 2012.


Application  Deadline

July 15th  2012


Application   details


INESC-ID invites eligible individuals to submit their expressions of interest, which must include an application letter, a detailed CV, a 1-page outline of a proposed research program, and is highly recommended to include reference letters.

All documents  should be sent by email to and/or snail mail to: Direcção INESC-ID, R. Alves Redol, 9, 1000-029  Lisboa, Portugal.


Back  Top

 Organisation  Events   Membership   Help 
 > Board  > Interspeech  > Join - renew  > Sitemap
 > Legal documents  > Workshops  > Membership directory  > Contact
 > Logos      > FAQ
       > Privacy policy

© Copyright 2024 - ISCA International Speech Communication Association - All right reserved.

Powered by ISCA