[Corpora-List] Postdoctoral research position in MT Group at the University of Edinburgh

Philipp Koehn pkoehn at inf.ed.ac.uk
Sat Nov 3 05:04:59 CET 2012


The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh invites applications for a full-time, fixed term postdoctoral research position in its machine translation group.

Please find details about applying at https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_search_package.search_form?p_company=5&p_internal_external=E (search for vacancy number 005305) Closing Date : 22-Nov-2012

We are seeking researchers interested in all aspects of statistical machine translation. Special consideration will be given to applicants interested in applying statistical machine translation to advance computer aided translation, syntax-based statistical machine translation models, machine learning approaches to statistical machine translation and dealing with large amounts of training data.

You will work closely with other members of the machine translation group, especially Philipp Koehn and Miles Osborne, as well as the larger world-class natural language researchers at the School of Informatics.

You should have a strong NLP background with a track record of top-tier research publications. A PhD in computer science (or near completion) and strong organisational and coordination skills are a must. In addition to pursuing original research in machine translation, you will collaborate with other researchers, assist with the supervision of PhD students, and be involved in the co-ordination of funded research projects.

This post is fixed term until the 31st of January 2015 with possibility of extension.



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