The NUS Natural Language Processing Group is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following research positions:
1. Research Fellow
The initial appointment is for a period of one year, with possible extension subject to research funding availability. The candidate will join at the rank of Research Fellow, at a starting monthly salary of around S$5,500, depending on qualifications and experience. The research area is spoken dialog processing, related to contextual understanding of fragmentary utterances, disfluency detection, and anaphora resolution.
A candidate should have a PhD in computer science or a related discipline, with prior research experience and publications in natural language processing, preferably in spoken dialog processing. Strong programming skills and good command of English (both spoken and written) are required. Expertise in machine learning is valuable.
2. Research Assistants
Multiple openings are available for full-time research assistants, to work on various topics of natural language processing, such as statistical machine translation, grammatical error correction, semantic processing, and discourse/dialog processing. A candidate should possess a good honors degree or equivalent in computer science or a related discipline. The monthly salary is around S$3,400, depending on qualifications and experience. Strong programming skills and good command of English (both spoken and written) are required. Candidates interested in pursuing research leading to a PhD degree in computer science (with specialization in natural language processing) are especially encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates for the above positions please apply with a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, names and email addresses of 3 referees. Please email the application material to: Professor Hwee Tou Ng (Email: nght AT comp DOT nus DOT edu DOT sg).
Professor Hwee Tou Ng
Department of Computer Science
National University of Singapore
Home Page: http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~nght
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