[Corpora-List] 2 long-term Post-Doc positions in NLP at the Center for Human Language Technology and Bio-informatics (Covilhã, Portugal).

Gaël Dias gael.dias at unicaen.fr
Thu Jan 31 11:46:55 CET 2019

(*Apologies for cross-postings*)

The Center for Human Language Technology and Bio-informatics of the University of Beira Interior (Covilhã, Portugal) is currently opening calls for 2 long-term Post-Doc positions in the field of Natural Language Processing.

------------------- Available Positions -------------------

* [Post-Doc #1] * 3-year Post-Doc position in Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Social Networks

The successful candidate will integrate to the POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028918 project that aims to study and develop a multilingual surveillance system capable of detecting emerging crowds by identifying rising events that foster high focus, high energy and high emotion on social media.

* [Post-Doc #2] * 2-year Post-Doc position in Natural Language Processing and Cloud Computing

The successful candidate will integrate the C4 - Cloud Computing Competences Center, co-funded by the Portugal 2020 Program (PT 2020) and will develop scientific and technological research tasks related a Cloud Computing Platform for Linguistic Services.

------------ Requirements ------------

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics or any related field not older than 4 years at the time of application.

In case that the Ph.D. defense is not yet finished, the candidate must also provide an official letter certifying that his/her Ph.D. thesis has already been submitted for defense and outlining the expected schedule of the Ph.D. defense.

All candidates are expected to be fluent in English, while prior knowledge of Portuguese is not required. Candidates will be evaluated on the ground of their strong international research record, and preference will be given to those whose research areas match the research directions of both positions.

------------------ Context and Salary ------------------

Covilhã is an attractive city surrounded by splendid mountains with ski facilities (http://www.cm-covilha.pt/). It is also very attractive for students and young researchers as it provides an exceptional natural environment.

The average net salary in Portugal is around 900 euros/month and both positions propose high level salaries for Portuguese standards.

* [Post-Doc #1] * Net salary = 2100 euros/month * [Post-Doc #2] * Net salary = 1500 euros/month

----------- Application -----------

Applications must be submitted electronically to the coordinator of the project: Dr. Sebastião Pais (sebastiao at di.ubi.pt). The applicants should provide the following documents with their application:

- An academic CV, a list of publications, and a motivation letter. - A scanned copy of the Ph.D. diploma, or a letter certifying submission of doctoral thesis for the defense, and - Two reference letters.

--------------- Important Dates ---------------

Deadline for application: February 15, 2019.

---------------------- Additional Information ----------------------

For any further information, please contact directly the coordinator of the project: Dr. Sebastião Pais (sebastiao at di.ubi.pt).

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