PhD Positions in Crowdsourcing and Human-in-the-loop AI at the University of Queensland, Australia
The Data Science Research Group at the University of Queensland located in Brisbane, Australia is offering several fully funded PhD positions in the area of Crowdsourcing and Human-in-the-loop AI to help shape the future of data science.
Relevant research areas:
- Crowd-sourced data curation processes
- Bias in human annotated data
- Explaining bias and increasing transparency of AI by incorporating humans in the loop
- Human-in-the-loop AI for medical decision support
The research environment available to the project is world-class. The University of Queensland (UQ) has a strong and internationally focused research culture. It is ranked in the top 1% of world universities in three widely publicized international University rankings. The areas of research in these PhD projects have a strategic fit within the University’s existing research strengths in data science. The PhD students will join a world-leading research group in Data Science in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. Currently the group has 9 academic staff members (including 2 full professors, a DECRA fellow and an Advanced Queensland Fellow), 7 research fellows and over 40 PhD students. Members of the group have a successful track record of publishing in top conferences and journals such as SIGIR, The Web Conference (WWW), SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, and various ACM and IEEE transactions.
Brisbane is a liveable city with great weather, vibrant green spaces, lively bars and restaurants, world-class art galleries and premier events. It is the third most populous city in Australia.
- Strong programming skills
- Ability to work independently
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Knowledge of formal research process including writing and presenting results/findings
Application deadline: January 31, 2019
Expected start: April or July 2019
To start the application process, send your CV, study transcripts, and publications (if any) via e-mail to Dr Gianluca Demartini email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org