[Corpora-List] Salaried PhD position in corpus-based machine translation and its integration into human translation workflows at Saarland University - Marie Curie ITN project EXPERT

Jose Manuel Martinez Martinez jmmtra at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 09:05:59 CEST 2013

Dear colleagues,

at the link below, you can find the job opening description for a salaried PhD position at Saarland University in the framework of the Marie Curie ITN project EXPERT.


Applications are invited for a three-year Early Stage Researcher pre-doctoral position in corpus-based approaches to machine translation. The position is part of the new EU Framework 7 Marie Curie Network EXPERT, concerned with the exploitation of empirical approaches to machine translation, including statistical machine translation and example-based machine translation.

The successful candidate will work on one of the projects allocated to the Saarland University, namely (i) "investigation of an ideal translation workflow for hybrid translation", which is concerned with the usage of translation technology in real world environments.

This post is fixed-term for three years with a start date in September.

Please note: appointment will be subject to the eligibility requirements of the Marie Curie programme, which specify that early stage researchers must be, at the time of recruitment, in the first four years of their research careers, measured from the date when they obtained the qualification which would entitle them to embark on a doctorate. As per Marie Curie Terms and Conditions, researchers must not have resided in Germany for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the appointment.

Female candidates meeting the requirements for these posts are particularly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 31 August 2013

Applications should be sent electronically to: d.schreyer at mx.uni-saarland.de

Informal enquiries: For informal enquiries about this job and department, contact: Prof. Dr. Elke Teich on e.teich at mx.uni-saarland.de.

For more information about EXPERT visit http://expert-itn.eu

Full job opening description at http://fr46.uni-saarland.de/fileadmin/user_upload/lehrstuehle/Teich/Offene_Stellen/ERS_EXPERT_USAAR_August2013.pdf

-- José Manuel Martínez Martínez

Fachrichtung 4.6 Dept. of Applied Linguistics, Interpreting and Translation

Universität des Saarlandes Building A2.2, Room 1.01 Campus, 66123 Saarbrücken Tel. +49 681 302 4484 E-Mail: j.martinez at mx.uni-saarland.de

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