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PhD Position (fully funded, 4 years) at Bielefeld University, Germany

We are looking for a PhD student to join the new research project
IMPACT („The implications of conversing with intelligent machines in
everyday life for people ́s beliefs about algorithms, their communication
behavior and their relationship building“). The project is carried by 
partners from University Duisburg-Essen (Psychology), University
of Kassel (Law), Evangelische Hochschule Nürnberg (Ethics), and
Bielefeld University (CITEC). 

The project is funded within a prestigious grant by Volkswagen Foundation.

The position announced here is located in the "Social Cognitive Systems
Group“ (Prof. Stefan Kopp) at Bielefeld University, Germany.

The goal of the project is to develop self-explaining conversational assistant
and to investigate their effect on different user groups (children, adults, 
elderlies). The position announced here will be doing research on the 
generation of conversational explanations in spoken dialogue systems
with a focus on learning-based user adaptation. The developed methods
shall be applied and tested in different settings (including Google Assistant 
and an available conversational avatar for handicapped people).

** The position will be full-time, TVL 13 (100%), for 4 years

** The starting data is as soon as possible, ideally in late April or early May.

** Applications are accepted until the position is filled, at least until March 8.

** Applications should include CV and cover letter.

** Apply via email to [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Find more information in the detailed job announcement: <>

Contact and questions: Prof. Dr. Stefan Kopp
(+49) 0521 106-12144 <tel:0521%20106-12144>
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kopp
Social Cognitive Systems Group
CITEC / Faculty of Technology 
Bielefeld University

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