Upcoming call for postdoctoral positions in Spain, in the Center for Language and Speech Technologies and Applications (TALP). TALP is a specific interdepartmental research center at the Technical University of Catalunya (UPC).
The TALP Research Center at UPC would like to draw the attention of young postdoctoral researchers in Speech and Language Processing to the imminent opening of two different calls for a number of 2-year postdoctoral contracts within the "Juan de la Cierva" program of the Spanish Ministry for Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness (MINEICO).
1) "Ayudas para contratos Juan de la Cierva-formación": For early stage researchers who were awarded their PhD between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2017. The application period will start on 21 December 2017 and will end on 11 January 2018. The currently available information about the call be found here (in Spanish): http://www.idi.mineco.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd...
2) "Ayudas para contratos Juan de la Cierva-incorporación": For researchers who were awarded their PhD between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2015 The application period will start on 20 December 2017 and will end on 10 January 2018. The currently available information about the call be found here (in Spanish): http://www.idi.mineco.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd...
TALP encourages qualified candidates, working in areas within the research scope of the center, to send a short expression of interest and a 2-page cv to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, add as a subject **Juan de la Cierva Application**
Research areas of interest to the group include:
audio analysis and enhancement,
construction and use of multilingual lexical resources,
development of speech databases,
machine learning methods,
multilingual robust speech recognition,
multilingual text-to-speech conversion,
natural language interfaces,
natural language processing tools,
speaker and emotions recognition.