[Corpora-List] Postdoc on Computational Linguistics/Machine Learning: dialogue analysis for a meeting assistant

philippe muller philippe.muller at irit.fr
Mon Jun 17 18:20:16 CEST 2019

We are looking for a post-doc in Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning as part of the ANR-PIA project Linto, an open source smart personal and meeting assistant: https://linto.ai/

The aim of the Linto project is the development of a meeting assistant which will be able to understand spoken language in the context of meetings and propose useful information to the participants. The focus of this post-doc position will be the development of machine learning methods for the understanding of natural dialogues, from automatic transcriptions of conversations. Our goal will be the modeling of dialogue in the form of speech acts, discourse structure and discussion threads.

If you have recently defended a PhD thesis (or are close to defending) and have experience with machine learning methods in NLP or in general, then this is your chance to work in close collaboration with several internationally renowned research groups and industrial partners and grow as an independent researcher.

Post-doc duration: 18 months

Location: the MELODI NLP team at IRIT, in Toulouse, France https://www.irit.fr/Main-page (work language: English)

Requirements: PhD in computer science / computational linguistics / alike or equivalent work experience, solid research track, experience with deep learning methods in NLP, strong knowledge of Python and deep learning frameworks.

To apply: send an email philippe.muller at irit.fr and stergos.afantenos at irit.fr with your CV indicating your publication record, previous work and research experience, software repositories (if any) and other relevant info

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