Interested in developing conversational systems that support scientific discovery? In question answering algorithms that are able to gather and synthesize complex answers in the task-based setting of a research platform? We have a fully funded PhD position in which you can develop neural models that can retrieve or generate answers from structured and unstructured resources conditioned on inferred or detected task and intent, as part of the Discovery Lab. For details, please visit https://www.uva.nl/en/content/vacancies/2020/08/20-470-phd-position-on-task-based-question-answering.html. The deadline is September 15, 2020.