[Corpora-List] Two postgraduate positions on Natural Language Processing at HiTZ research center (Basque Country)

eneko agirre e.agirre at ehu.eus
Thu Dec 31 12:13:26 CET 2020


Two postgraduate positions on Natural Language Processing at HiTZ research center (Basque Country)

*Start date*: Early 2021 or soon afterwards, flexible *Duration*: 1 year (extensible up to 3 years) *Requirements*: MSc or PhD in computer science/engineering, background in Deep Learning and NLP *Net Salary*: around 33,000€ or 37,000€ (respectively).

Applications are invited for two postgraduate research posts at the newly created HiTZ research center (http://hitz.eus) in the context of two European projects:

* SIGN ON, a H2020 project on automatic translation between sign and

oral languages

https://www.adaptcentre.ie/news/signon-project-secures-5.6m-in-horizon-2020-funding

(to start January 2021)

* ANTIDOTE, a CHIST-ERA project on explainable AI for digital medicine

(to start in April 2021)

There will be additional openings in Spring. Please ask to be contacted if interested.

Successful candidates are expected to have excellent programming skills, as well as a background in deep learning and natural language processing or a related area. Knowledge of local languages (Basque, Spanish) are a plus.

The successful candidate will be integrated in the HiTZ research center, a leading text processing center comprising research groups with more than 25 years of experience in NLP and speech. The candidate can work in our facilities in Bilbao or San Sebastian, both cities well-known for their world-class quality of living.

The University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) (www.ehu.eus <http://www.ehu.eus>) is the leading teaching and research institution in the Basque Country, a prosperous region stretching along the Atlantic coast of northern Spain. The university is among the best 400 universities in the world according to the Shanghai ranking, and has been recognized as an International Excellence Campus by the Spanish Government.

More information:

For more details about the position, please contact Gorka Labaka (gorka.labaka at ehu.eus).

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Eneko Agirre Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Universidad del Pais Vasco University of the Basque Country http://ixa2.si.ehu.eus/eneko

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