[Corpora-List] 2 PhD positions in Natural Language Processing

Paul Buitelaar Paul.Buitelaar at dfki.de
Tue Feb 3 22:14:01 CET 2009


2 PhD positions in Natural Language Processing DERI – National University of Ireland, Galway   The newly established Unit for Natural Language Processing at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI: http://www.deri.ie/) of the National University of Ireland, Galway invites applications for two PhD positions.   DERI is a leading research institute in semantic technologies that offers a stimulating, dynamic and multi-cultural research environment, excellent ties to research-groups worldwide, close collaboration with industrial partners and up-to-date infrastructure and resources.   The DERI Unit for Natural Language Processing (http://nlp.deri.ie/) has a focus on applied research in ontology-based information extraction, semantic-level text mining and the use of linguistic and semantic methods in information retrieval. The unit develops methods for the efficient application of NLP tools in combination with domain semantics as specified in ontologies, thesauri and other knowledge organisation systems for relevant use cases. Research is carried out in close cooperation with the DERI Unit for Information Mining and Retrieval in the context of the DERI Semantic Information Mining stream (SIM: http://sim.deri.ie/) as well as with other DERI units.   Candidates should have an excellent university degree in a relevant field of study, e.g. computer science, computational linguistics, information science, etc. with an emphasis on natural language processing. Selected candidates are expected to have the willingness to combine formal scientific work with application-oriented research and development in projects funded by national and international (EU) funding agencies   Please send your application (CV, two letters of reference) in PDF format to the email address below – by February 16th, 2009   Further details can be obtained from:   Dr. Paul Buitelaar Unit for Natural Language Processing DERI - National University of Ireland, Galway IDA Business Park, Lower Dangan, Galway, Ireland   paul dot buitelaar at deri dot org



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