[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral Position: NICT Japan

Komei Sugiura komei.sugiura at nict.go.jp
Wed Jul 18 05:01:39 PDT 2018

Advanced Speech Technology Lab. at NICT, Japan
has an open *Postdoctoral* position.

## ABOUT NICT-UCRI (NICT Universal Communication Research Institute)
NICT is a Japanese national research institute that focuses on 
information and communications technology. NICT employs 900 
researchers/engineers/staffs, and has ten research centers. NICT-UCRI is 
one of them, and is situated 30km south of Kyoto, a historical city of 

- The position is offered at a one-year basis, and is renewable until 
March 2021.
- The salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
- The successful candidate will have access to our software engines and 
large-scale corpora for spoken dialogue studies.


(1) Reference: 2018R-29
* Research Topic: "Spoken Language Understanding and Motion Generation 
Using Linguistic and Non-Linguistic Information for Domestic Service Robots"

* Abstract: As a successful candidate, you will focus on developping 
novel machine learning methods including deep neural networks (DNNs) for 
multimodal language understanding. You will be also expected to be 
enthusiastic to build robot systems to participate in benchmarking tests 
such as World Robot Summit 2020 and RoboCup.

* Minimum Qualifications
- Ph.D. in computer science, informatics, robotics, or a related field
- Strong publication record in the fields related to robot learning, 
machine learning, spoken language processing, computer vision, DNNs
- Good communication skills in spoken and written English
* Preferred Qualifications
- Extensive programming skills in Python/C++/JavaScript
- Independent and persistent personality, as well as a team player

* Details

  Komei Sugiura, Ph.D.
  Senior Researcher,
  National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

  3-5 Hikaridai, Seika, Soraku, Kyoto 619-0289, Japan
  Email: komei.sugiura at nict.go.jp
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