[Corpora-List] Research Associate in Multimodal Machine Learning - Imperial College London

Lucia Specia lspecia at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 17:02:47 CEST 2019

*Research Associate in Multimodal Machine Learning* *Imperial College London - Department of Computing*

Salary: 37,486 to 46,499 Per annum Closing Date: 3rd July 2019

For further information and to apply: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/ENG00862/research-associate-multimodal-machine-learning

We are seeking to hire a Research Associate to contribute towards multimodal machine learning, in particular to:

- Cross-lingual video captioning

- Applications to language tasks, with emphasis on machine translation,

but also automatic speech recognition, text summarisation etc

This position is funded by:

- the British Council MMVC (A Multimodal and Multilingual Framework for

Video Captioning) project.

- the ERC MultiMT project (https://multimt.github.io/): Multimodal

Context Modelling for Machine Translation.

Both projects are led by Professor Lucia Specia ( http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/l.specia) at Imperial College London.

Imperial College is consistently in the top 10 world university ranking. The Department of Computing has repeatedly been awarded the highest research ratings in the REF assessments, was ranked 1st in the Research Intensity table published by The Times Higher, and was rated as "Excellent" in the most recent national assessment of teaching quality.

*Essential requirements* A strong track record in at least one of the following areas is essential for this post: machine learning, natural language processing or computer vision. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in multimodal work involving two of more of these areas.

In particular, the following skills are required:

- Experience in the modelling of natural language processing/computer

vision or multimodal tasks using machine learning

- Experience with deep learning algorithms and deep learning frameworks

(e.g. PyTorch, TensorFlow)

- Significant experience with coding

Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range 34,397 - 37,486 per annum.

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