On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 3:20 PM, Sebastian Riedel <sebastian.riedel at gmail.com
> POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in Statistical Natural Language Processing
> and Machine Learning
> Computer Science Department
> University College London
> Application Closing Date: 1 Jul 2016
> Interviews: Mid-March
> Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Associate in
> Statistical Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to work with
> Dr Sebastian Riedel (UCL Computer Science) to develop novel methods and
> models for knowledge extraction from text.
> The project will focus on multi-lingual knowledge base construction in the
> context of the EU Horizon 2020 project SUMMA (
> http://summaproject.eu.carnation.arvixe.com/). Consortium partners are
> the BBC, Deutsche Welle, the Universities of Edinburgh and Sheffield, the
> Latvian Information Agency (LETA), IDIAP, QCRI and Priberam Labs.
> The associate will be part of the UCL Machine Reading lab (mr.cs.ucl.ac.uk)
> in the Computer Science department—the top-ranked CS department in the UK
> according to the REF2014 assessment. The machine reading lab consists of 10
> researchers in the intersection of NLP and machine learning, and is also
> affiliated with the Centre for Computational Statistics and Machine
> Learning that brings together CS, the Gatsby unit and the Statistics
> department. He or she will be physically located on the UCL Bloomsbury
> campus in the heart of London. Several close links to relevant industry in
> London exists (Elsevier, BBC, Google, Microsoft, Google Deepmind), as well
> as to the vibrant academic NLP scene in the South England Area (Cambridge,
> Oxford, Sussex to name only a few).
> The post is funded for two years initially.
> Key Requirements:
> The Research Associate is expected to have a PhD degree and top-tier
> peer-reviewed publications in statistical natural language processing
> and/or machine learning. We are particularly looking for experience in
> information extraction, compositional semantics, factorization methods and
> deep learning. The candidate is also expected to be capable of working
> under limited supervision, have strong communication and coding skills, and
> to work in a team.
> If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process,
> please contact Dr Sebastian Riedel, tel: ++44 20 3549 5254, email:
> s.riedel at cs.ucl.ac.uk.
> For more details, and to apply, please visit
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