We are seeking a researcher motivated for advanced human-robot/agent
interactions, which aims for human-level interaction experiences.
This project is a part of the Moonshot program “Avatar Symbiotic
Society”, one of the biggest funding by the Japanese Government in the
It is also a follow-up of our Symbiotic Human-Robot Interaction
Project, in which we developed a human-like android ERICA.
In this project, we will integrate the autonomous conversational
robot/agent with a tele-operated avatar to realize a completely novel
interaction for the post-COVID-19 era.
Researcher position in the School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
Research & Development in the Moonshot program “Avatar Symbiotic Society”,
in particular spoken dialogue design and implementation for semi-autonomous avatars
Spoken Dialogue Systems OR Human-Robot Interaction
– Ph.D degree related with the above expert area.
– Programming skill (python)
– Fluent in English
– At least beginner level of Japanese language
Kyoto University, School of Informatics, Speech and Audio Processing Lab.
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Discretionary work system (7 hour 45 min. standard)
Monday to Friday except for national holidays and summer holidays
Determined based on the work experiences and the guideline of University
As early as possible
Can be renewed every year and until November, 2025.
Tatsuya Kawahara, Professor
School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, JAPAN
Documents to be submitted:
– Resume (CV)
– List of publications
– List of reference persons
Closed when an appropriate person is found.