[Corpora-List] (Text Classification) Postdoctoral research & 2 PhD research Positions

Carl Vogel vogel at cs.tcd.ie
Thu Feb 14 13:15:27 CET 2008


[Apologies for Multiple Postings; Please pass on to colleagues and students as appropriate.]

Post-doctoral positions and PhD fellowships in Text

Classification and Automatic Labelling

The Department of Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin is looking for applications for ONE Postdoctoral positions and TWO PhD positions in the areas of text classification and automatic labelling of text streams.

The positions are part of a large research project "Next Generation Localisation" involving a consortium of leading Irish Universities (DCU, TCD, UCD and UL) and Industry Partners, funded by the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The project focuses on Language Technology and Digital Content Management in Localisation. Localisation is the industrial-scale adaptation of digital content to domain, culture and language. Successful candidates will join a team of Postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and research advisors from academia and industry. Details of the advertised posts are as follows:

- POSTDOCSF32: Postdoctoral Position in "Text Categorisation"

o Description: The successful candidate will research and develop

algorithms for automatic annotation of localisation metadata, and

multilingual text type and genre classification. Candidates must

have a strong background and research record in machine learning

and data-intensive natural language processing, as well as good

programming skills.

o Starting date: 3rd quarter 2008

o Salary: Approx. 38,000-44,000 Euro per annum depending on

experience and qualifications.

For further details, please contact Dr Saturnino Luz

(luzs at cs.tcd.ie) or Dr Carl Vogel (vogel at cs.tcd.ie). To apply,

please email a CV and contact details for two references by March 1,

2008 to Jean.Maypother at cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference

("POSTDOCILT32") in the subject line of all email correspondence.

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- PHDILT33: PhD Fellowship in "Multilingual Text Type and Genre

Classification"

o Description: Candidates must have a strong interest and some

experience in Computational Linguistics and Machine Learning, and

good programming skills. Experience with syntactic, semantic

and discourse analysis is desirable.

o Starting date: September 2008

o Stipend: Approx. 16,000 Euro per annum (tax exempt) + University

fees (approx. 5,000 Euro per annum) + equipment allowance and a

generous conference travel allowance.

For further details, please contact Dr Carl Vogel

(vogel at cs.tcd.ie). To apply, please email a CV and contact

details for two references by March 1, 2008 to

Jean.Maypother at cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference

("PHDILT33") in the subject line of all email correspondence.

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- PHDILT32: PhD Fellowship in "Automatic Annotation of Localisation

Metadata"

o Description: Candidates must have a strong interest and some

experience in Computational Linguistics or Machine Learning, and

good programming skills.

o Starting date: September 2008

o Stipend: Approx. 16,000 Euro per annum (tax exempt) + University

fees (approx. 5,000 Euro per annum) + equipment allowance and a

generous conference travel allowance.

For further details, please contact Dr Saturnino Luz

(luzs at cs.tcd.ie). To apply, please email a CV and contact

details for two references by March 1, 2008 to

Jean.Maypother at cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference

("PHDILT32") in the subject line of all email correspondence.

While the deadline is March 1, 2008, applications will be considered until the position is filled.



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