PhD Opportunity in Diagnosing Reading Difficulties Through AI & Speech

The position

Are you interested in language technology, AI and speech processing? Does learning more about diagnosing reading difficulties through speech fascinate you? And do you enjoy working in multidisciplinary and international teams? Come work with us as a PhD candidate at the Faculteit der Letteren / Faculty of Arts Radboud University!

Key Responsibilities:
  • 🔬 Drawing up speech data collection specifications.
  • 🤝 Developing new approaches to data minimisation in the setting of reading difficulty diagnosis.
  • 🌐 Designing and validating novel explainability techniques.
  • ✍️ Publish in leading journals & present at global conferences.
- 38 hours per week  
- 4/5 years  
- Fulltime: min € 2770 - max € 3539 gross per month 
- Apply before 29 October 2023 (Applications are processed immediately upon receipt.)

Working on the NWO-funded research project "Responsible AI for Voice Diagnostics" ( led by Dr Cristian Tejedor-García, you will be part of a new and proactive group of six PhD candidates and several other researchers and professors at Radboud University's Centre for Language Studies. The project leverages Radboud AI, Radboud's campus-overarching, interdisciplinary AI initiative, connecting the faculties of Arts, Science and Social Sciences, and the Radboud university medical center. The project has links with the Radboud Healthy Data programme, the National AI Education Lab (NOLAI), the AI-Hub East Netherlands through SME Datalab-East, relevant health-related Innovation Centres for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) labs, and the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS).
Apply now via: or contact me ( cristian.tejedorgarcia [AT] ) for more information!