Fully funded 4-year Ph.D. position in dialogue & generation at Charles University, Prague

We have a funded Ph.D. position in dialogue systems and language generation available at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (UFAL), Charles University in Prague. UFAL is a strong natural language processing lab, and Ondrej Dusek is starting a new subgroup here focused on dialogue systems research. We will be working on multi-domain dialogue systems, combining chit-chat and task oriented dialogue, natural language generation, and other related topics.

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • a strong interest in dialogue systems, language generation, natural language processing and/or machine learning,

  • experience in natural language processing or machine learning,

  • a master’s degree,

  • good programming and English skills.

You will:

  • perform cutting-edge research on a selected topic in dialogue systems, chatbots, natural language generation, or a closely related area,

  • apply machine learning in your experiments, making use of UFAL’s sizable computing facilities,

  • present your work at top conferences in the field,

  • obtain a Ph.D. after completing your thesis (expected in 4 years).

Starting date: October 2019.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter to Ondrej Dusek (odusek@ufal.mff.cuni.cz) by Wednesday, April 17.


For more information about the workplace, see http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/phd.

For more information about Ondrej and his research, see https://tuetschek.github.io/.