Applications are invited for a PhD position in the area of text simplification and text summarization. The candidate is expected to be actively involved in a research project while carrying out his/her PhD research.
The research will be carried out at the Natural Language Processing research group (TALN) in Barcelona under the supervision of Dr. Horacio Saggion.
*Brief Description of Work*
The candidate will be involved in research activities related to multilingual text simplification and at the same time develop his/her own research in the area of text simplification and summarization.
Applicants should have:
*** a MsC in computer science, artificial intelligence, or computational linguistics
*** Knowledge of machine-learning and rule-based approaches
*** Knowledge of the JAVA programming language.
*** Knowledge of the GATE system will be we’ll appreciated
*** Highly motivated individual with experience or interest in the area of automatic text simplification and/or summarization.
· *** good knowledge of English
The position is expected to start early March/April 2015.
*Educational level required:*
Msc Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence.
*Salary and duration of the contract*
We offer a gross salary of €12000 per year which can be complemented with teaching if desired. Social security will be covered by the employer.
The duration of the contract will be of 36 months (initially, a probation 12-months contract).
*How to apply:*
A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least two referees to horacio.saggion at upf.edu. Use as subject of your message "PhD Research Position Simplification & Summarization at TALN"
The selection process will start immediately.
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