[Corpora-List] Full-time researcher in Natural Language Processing, U. of Gothenburg, Sweden

Dimitrios Kokkinakis dimitrios.kokkinakis at svenska.gu.se
Mon Nov 26 13:47:37 CET 2018


Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, research position (12 months) Extent: 100 % Location: Department of Swedish, Gothenburg, Sweden First day of employment: 2019-01-01 or as agreed. Apply by: 2018-12-13 The position focus: identification of early signs of cognitive abnormalities in language Details of the post and instructions on how to apply are available from this link: <https://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/vacancies-details/?id=3417> Qualifications: Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing (NLP), preferably in computer science with a strong focus on NLP and/or automatic speech processing (ASP),

and preferably with a specialization in prior work related to mental and neurological impairments

The Swedish Language Bank (SB) is a research unit at the Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg. SB is the coordinating partner of the research project: “Linguistic and extra-linguistic parameters for early detection of cognitive impairment”. The successful applicant will conduct research in this project and particularly in the area in NLP and/or ASP in order to develop, adapt,

analyze, and implement methods for processing available spoken and transcribed data samples acquired from people with mild and subjective forms of cognitive

impairment as well as healthy controls (i.e. differentiating the different groups and/or identifying early cognitive abnormalities such as atypical language production, that precede the onset of dementia, especially Alzheimer’s). In particular, you will be using machine learning and other related techniques (deep learning) and develop, evaluate and deploy classification models and tools for experimenting with the data.

Inquiries can be made to Dimitrios Kokkinakis (dimitrios.kokkinakis at svenska.gu.se).

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