[Corpora-List] Postdoctoral/research engineer position on abusive language detection available at Université Côte d’Azur, France (I3S Laboratory, Wimmics team)

elena_cabrio elena.cabrio at unice.fr
Tue Aug 25 16:53:13 CEST 2020

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--- Background and objectives --- Can Artificial Intelligence help preventing and fight cyberviolence, cyberbullying and hate online? Addressing such question is the goal of the proposed postdoctoral/research engineer position, that proposes to rely on natural language processing methods to detect hate messages exchanged in social networks and automatically generate counter-arguments to oppose hate content.

More specifically, the candidate will focus on: - the refinement and integration of existing technologies for social media monitoring and hate-speech detection developed by the hosting team - the improvement of their robustness and portability to the French language - the generation of counter-arguments to oppose hate content

The postdoctoral/research engineer position is funded by the OTESIA project "L’intelligence artificielle au service de la prévention de la cyberviolence, du cyberharcèlement et de la haine en ligne'' (https://otesia.eu/limpact-de-lia-et-la-cyberviolence/), IDEX UCAJedi, "Investissement d'Avenir''.

--- Candidate profile --- Mandatory requirements for applicants: - Ph.D. or Master in Computer Science or Computational Linguistics; - Experience in Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning; - Excellent programming skills; - Good English skills in writing and communication - French language skills would be highly appreciated

--- Terms of the postdoctoral/research engineer position --- Duration: 15 months

Starting date: October 2020

Hosting team: WIMMICS (http://wimmics.inria.fr/), a joint research team between INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée and I3S (CNRS and Université Côte d'Azur).

Location: I3S laboratory, Sophia Antipolis, France.

Salary: around 2,000 euros per month net income (depending on the candidate experience)

Applications : To apply, please send a detailed CV, a motivation letter and an outline of previous work or research experience along with the names of up to three referees (if available) to Elena Cabrio (elena.cabrio at unice.fr) and Serena Villata (villata at i3s.unice.fr)

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