Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) is at the cutting edge of Honda's research and development activities. Inspired by Honda's global slogan - The Power of Dreams - we pursue emerging technologies and bring them into reality to make people happy, even as we are engaged daily in highly scientific, pioneering work. We realize that dreams don't come from organizations, systems, or money. They come from people, and we seek people who have such challenging spirits to work with us.
The Spoken Dialog Group at Honda Research Institute conducts research on next generation in-car, as well as human-robot, spoken interfaces. Our approach is based on probabilistic methods of speech understanding, belief tracking and dialog management. We are looking to hire a researcher to complement our efforts in these areas. The candidate will be responsible for research, design and implementation of spoken and multimodal dialog systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in one or more of the following areas: Natural Language Understanding, Speech Processing, Machine Learning, Probabilistic Reasoning, Multimodal Interaction. Knowledge of Java, and/or C++ is required. Candidates will be expected to design novel ideas, and implement and communicate their work for demonstration and research publication. Candidates should have a PhD degree with a demonstrated exceptional track record in previous related work experience.
This is a 3-year position with a possibility of further extensions or transition to a permanent position at the company discretion.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and your resume to
with the subject line clearly indicating the job reference "P11F04".
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