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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