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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Summer Internship on pre-Ph.D. Training in Speech and Language Processing, University of Teesside


Contact: l.zhang@tees.ac.uk

Summer Internship on pre-Ph.D. Training in Speech and Language Processing
(School of Computing, University of Teesside)

Pre-Ph.D. Training Bursary: 4,000 for 5 months full-time or pro rata (up to 8 months part-time).

We aim to provide an internship on pre-Ph.D training in the proposed research area and attract a potential candidate to work on the research topic of affect/emotion detection in speech and text. You will carry out research work in the proposed field and will be responsible for the implementation of the affect detection component under the guidance of Dr Li Zhang. It is desirable that you have suitable background in language and speech processing, artificial intelligence and are highly motivated in the project research area. You are also expected to have good writing skills for research publications.

You will need a good first degree in Computing, (Game) Programming, Computer Science, Engineering or a relevant subject. (Good) BSc, MSc graduates and part-time PhD students will be considered. You will need to possess programming skills on Java, C++, XML etc.

Successful candidate will be based in the School of Computing, University of Teesside.

For an informal discussion about this project, please contact Dr Li Zhang (l.zhang@tees.ac.uk).

To apply, please send CV (including qualifications and related work experience) to Dr Li Zhang by 20 June. Interviews will be held in early July.