At the TALP Research Center from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC, Barcelona) we are looking for a PhD student to work in Deep Learning in Speech Technologies. The PhD position is a FPI-MINECO contract in the context of the Project: DeepVoice: Deep Learning Technologies for Speech and Audio Processing. This project proposes the development of new deep learning methods for speech and audio processing including machine translation, exploring new applications and continuing the initial work of the research team and the international community.
The PhD position is funded including salary, tuition, travel and equipment for students of any nationality. We offer a 4-year contract (expected start date is third trimester 2016). The gross salary of a PhD student, in accordance with the agreement for Spanish official PhD contracts is 16,422 €/year. Additionally, the TALP research group provides excellent opportunities for professional and personal development, research stays at the most competitive international research labs, participation in top international conferences.
The applicants must have a MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Computational Linguistic, or equivalent (300 ECTS including the BS degree). We encourage candidates with strong computer science foundation, natural language processing and/or deep learning experience.