Research positions in Natural Language Processing (Lisbon)
Applications are invited for 1-year position initially in the area of Natural Language Processing, Conversational Interfaces and Machine Translation.
Successful candidates will be based in the Department of Informatics of the University of Lisbon, the leading university of the country.
The Department of Informatics consists of more than 40 faculty members and over 50 PhD students. Members of the institute are actively pursuing a variety of research initiatives, including natural language processing, human computer interaction, social network analysis, bioinformatics, multi-agent systems, etc.
The Department of Informatics is coordinating a number of projects, including the implementation of the CLARIN research infrastrutcure, and there will be also ample opportunities for collaborative work with other international research centers and industrial partners.
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The application period will be open until the positions are filled, with the starting dates for the positions occurring since September 1, 2018.
The net monthly salary is in the range of 1500-2000 euro (Postdoc) and 1000-1500 euro (MA holders), with 12 payments per year. Insurance and social security contributions are ensured by the projects.
Applicants must have an MA or PhD in computer science, artificial intelligence, computational linguistics or a related area, with focus on natural language processing and/or machine translation. Having a good track record in publications, solid programming skills, and knowledge of neural methods for natural language processing are competitive factors.
We are looking for candidates that have good communication skills in English, both oral and written, enjoy to work in a closely collaborating team in view of participating in exciting multi-year research projects.
How to apply
Please send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and the names and contact information of two referees to António Branco <Antonio.Branco at di.fc.ul.pt>.